Giuseppe co-founded Index Ventures with David Rimer and Neil Rimer in 1996. His investment focus was mostly growth-stage companies in the areas of online services and software, e-commerce and digital brands.
He represents Index on the board of Ozon.ru, The Cambridge Satchel Company, Moleskine (MSK.MI). He was involved with several prior Index investments, including RPX (Nasdaq:RPXC), Zendesk (Nasdaq:ZEN), Privalia (vente-privee.com), Ciao AG (Microsoft), Milestone Systems (Canon), MutuiOnLine (MOL.MI), Numerical Technologies (Synopsis), Virata (Nasdaq:VRTA, Conexant) and Digiquant (Intec).
Prior to founding Index, Giuseppe spent five years as a consultant with McKinsey & Company in several European offices, advising major corporations on a number of strategic and organizational matters, including European entry strategies, strategic positioning, marketing, and new product introductions.
- Liliana Bacile di Castiglione
liliana [at] indexventures [dot] com
- Noto, Italy
- Grew up:
- Siracusa, Italy
- Milan, London and Palo Alto
- Milan, Bruxelles, Zurich, Madrid, Frankfurt, Palo Alto and London
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