Francesco is a corporate and M&A lawyer. His practise mainly focuses in advising startups and investors in domestic and cross-border venture capital deals. Previously, Francesco was general counsel of a venture capital fund investing in Italy, United Kingdom and Israel and visiting lawyer of the UK VC fund 3i Group plc. Francesco has co-authored AIFI book on term sheet in venture capital deals and also held a number of lectures and seminars on legal aspects of venture capital transactions. Francesco is co-founder of an IOT startup and board member in various startups in Italy and Israel. He is admitted to the Milan Bar and member of AIFI Tax&Legal committee. Francesco is currently working in the corporate department of Bird & Bird in Milan.