Andrew is co-founder of Aethon Partners (AP), the trusted partner to entrepreneurs throughout their entire funding journey. AP provides structured programmes and tailored support to entrepreneurs seeking capital to accelerate their business ventures. Andrew was previously Head of Strategy at Virgin StartUp, the entrepreneurial hub of the Virgin Group. Among other responsibilities, Andrew was solely responsible for the creation, planning, and execution of Virgin StartUp's equity crowdfunding accelerator (CrowdBoost). Prior to Joining Virgin, Andrew worked as an investment professional at growth equity investor Summit Partners, where he focused on finding and investing in exceptional entrepreneurs from a range of sectors. In addition, Andrew previously worked at investment bank Robert W. Baird, where he advised European private equity firms and their portfolio companies on investments, acquisitions or sales across a range of sectors. Andrew graduated with First Class Honours in Business Management and Economics from the University of Glasgow. Andrew is an international Scot, having lived in Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK and Australia.
Matteo is a multi-disciplinary creative with strong Entrepreneurial skills.
He worked as a UX designer and Art Director in Milan, Turin, Amsterdam and Shenzhen, for brands such as Samsung, Whirlpool, OnePlus, FCA Group, Philip Morris. He is the author of 3 Kickstarter-funded projects: Intùiti Creative Cards, Fabula Storytelling Cards and Cicero Public Speaking Cards. For more info visit:
Filippo is currently working as a Dealflow Specialist at Siamosoci, the italian marketplace for ventures. His job involves selecting and supporting startups for their fundraising through Mamacrowd, the leading Italian equity crowdfunding platform powered by Siamosoci. Filippo is also involved in the portfolio management of Siamosoci's investment vehicles.