Managing Partner, Silicon Valley
Sectors: Fintech & Blockchain // Cyber Security // Software & Internet
Services: M&A // Growth Capital
Office: +1 650.468.2900 ext 701
Mobile: +1 415.855.3251
Giovanni is an international M&A and financing expert specializing in Fintech & Blockchain, Cyber Security, and Software & Internet sectors.
Prior to co-founding GS Capital, Giovanni was in investment banking for over 15 years. He was the U.S. Managing Partner first at CFP Americas (now Axcit) and later IEG, both leading European M&A and corp dev boutiques where he advised on Samsung’s first U.S. acquisition. He is also a co-founder of SeriesOne Reg CF and ICO crowdfunding platform. He was the founder of AEONWare e-commerce marketplace funded by Daimler Ventures and 3i -- one of Europe’s first e-commerce marketplaces. He has held several other senior executive roles, including VP of Corporate Development and turnaround CEO.
Giovanni has extensive business experience in the U.S. and Europe. He is fluent in English, German, Spanish, Italian, and French. Giovanni studied architecture in Rome and Venice, where he learned in the late 80s and 90s to program and design 3D worlds, multimedia animations and graphic design for clients such as Mercedes. He obtained a MS in Finance from Florida International University, and is a registered FINRA broker dealer agent. He is a competitive fencer, adventure traveler, and avid painter.