Founder and CEO of Forward Fooding, the world's first collaborative platform for the food and beverage industry.
Alessio founded Forward Fooding (formerly know as Crowdfooding) in 2014 with the aim of broadening access to capital for food and foodtech startups and started to build a community of innovators tackling some of biggest challenges affecting our food system. A big-time foodie and a creative marketer, he now works with companies of all sizes to help them understand how entrepreneurship, collaboration, and investment models can be used to create a more sustainable future of food.
Alessio regularly speaks and consults on startup fundraising, strategy, food innovation, technology and collaborative open innovation. Some of his recent speaking engagements include presentations at Food IT conference (USA), RoIF - Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum (UK), Food Vision (UK), Food Matters Live (UK), Agtech&Foodtech Berlin Summit (GE), Katana Bootcamp (GE), Smau (ITA) among others. He is a council member of the Launch Food Forum and a London Tech Advocate within the FoodTech chapter.
A global citizen at heart he has lived and worked in Italy, South Korea, Australia, US and UK where he is currently based. He very much enjoys connecting passionate people when not trying new forms of food.