CEO of Società investimenti e Sviluppo (SIS) since 2010. SIS is a Euro 60M+ net asset value Family office focus on private equity and long term investments. Board Member at Korean Fuel Tech Corporation (Bloomberg: 123410.kq) since 2012. He has an international managerial background, private equity investments expertise and a track record of successful turnarounds. Simone is engaged in developing entrepreneurial culture and supporting young entrepreneurs to realize their visions. MD of iStarter, the angels lead, London based, business accelerator that he co-founded in 2012. He is an active business angel, investing directly through Club deals. Simone is also part of “Club degli Investitori”, U-Start and E100 (London Business School). Mentor for top accelerator programs in London. Author of extensive research on crowdfunding. Guest speaker for events and conferences. Former assistant Professor for Master in management students @ESCP Europe, venture capital professor for MBA students @Webster University.