Co-Founder and CEO Indaco Venture Partners SGR
Davide has co-founded Indaco Venture Partners SGR in 2016, being Managing Director of the company since the inception. Previously he served as Head of Venture Capital inside Intesa Sanpaolo group where in 2007 he promoted the start of the Venture Capital activity through the launch of four funds: Atlante Ventures in 2008 and three more Atlante funds in the following years. Previously he worked in the Private Equity, initially at Sige Investimenti and Mediocredito Lombardo, successively as Senior Investment Manager at Intesa Sanpaolo.
Davide has a broad investment experience in different industrial sectors, ranging from med-tech to new materials. He has managed several successful exit, as the IPO of Bolzoni at Milan Stock Exchange (Private Equity Expansion deal of the year 2006), the sale of Valvitalia to Private Equity investors in 2008 or the sale of Atlante Ventures stake in Igea. He is and has been member of the Board of several companies.
Davide graduated in Business Administration from Università Bocconi Milan. He is Chartered Accountant since 1995. He is member of the Singularity University Alumni Group in Silicon Valley.
Moderator: Dario Donato, Journalist Mediaset TGCOM 24
The impact of the war in Ukraine, the commodity crisis, and the pandemic have shown how it is necessary for companies in the industry to invest in technology, data analytics, but also in the evolution of the supply chain in terms of technology that can provide predictive analysis as well as timely resolutions to disruptions in the chain. The first mission of the NRP includes investments in innovation and digitization. In this context, "Transition 4.0" is also defined, consisting of a plan of incentives implemented through tax credits that will cover research and development activities but also in innovative technologies and digital skills in the private sector. What role does open innovation play in this context? How do large companies interpret these phenomena and how do they capitalize on them?
In the last 12 months we have seen the tech market lose a lot of value (Tesla -50%, Google -25%, Twitter ?...), linked on the one hand to the geopolitical situation, on the other hand to the recession (due to inflation, cost of finance, scarcer capital, decline in valuations, M&A activity, decline in availability of capital for Open Innovation).