Pietro is founder & managing partner of Connect Ventures, an early stage, Internet focused venture firm based in Shoreditch and investing throughout Europe. Investments include Citymapper, Nitrogram, Yourgrind, Urli.st. Before turning venture capitalist, Pietro was a web entrepreneur himself as he founded, led and exited Neo Network (sold to Zodiak Media). He has been “in the trenches” and knows what it takes to start, scale, and sell a company. Pietro is married with Stefania and is father of Leo. Surfer wannabe, Ping Pong black belt, Inter FC devoted aficionado.