Managing Partner Italy, Plug and Play and Motor Valley Accelerator
Andrea is the Managing Partner of Plug and Play Italy, which he launched after 6 years in Europe, USA and China, and the Director of the Poliferie voluntary association.
Previously, he worked as a Policy Advisory for the British Government and the City of Paris.
Globalization, complex geopolitical and the pandemic make technological evolutions and entrepreneurial skills competitive and strategic tools. In this process, the world of Open Innovation and start-ups is assuming an increasingly central role, helping to identify and develop new business opportunities. How is Italy playing this game with Business Angels, Incubators, Accelerators and Venture Capital?
How long has a new large Italian company, leader in the automotive sector, been born? It's the new companies, which are born and grow, that give energy to an economic system. The origin of start-ups is in entrepreneurial and professional talents, but to grow new companies, a real supply chain is needed made up of research and training centers, incubators and accelerators, informal and professional investors, medium and large companies. Here, in the land of motors, we have all these ingredients. Will we be able to create the next great Ita
lian company leader in the automotive sector here?