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GELLIFY is a unique concept that has taken innovation to new heights by three inspired founders, that have several years’ experience in the B2B sector, in innovation and in new technologies.

Our story

GELLIFY is a B2B platform that has been connecting businesses with innovative technologies since September 2017. Within just two and a half  years of its market debut, it has reached several important milestones.

2017

 

The start of a pioneering company-building business that is sprouting up startups created with GELLIFY clients & partners

 

  • First office opening in Bologna, Italy
  • Strategic Partnership with Accenture
  • Acquisition of Coppa+Landini, a design-driven innovation consultancy
  • Launches the first GELLIFICATION programs with its portfolio companies

2018

 

Launches Open Innovation programs that support companies as they onboard the latest digital technologies

 

  • Second office opening in Milan, Italy
  • Launches Industry 4.0 business line
  • Launches “EXPLORE”, a B2B innovation community which connects entrepreneurs, innovators and professionals

2019

 

Receives a €15 million capital increase underwritten by Azimut Group

 

  • Launches the “Phygital Hub”, and interactive showcase of smart factory technologies
  • GELLIFY and the EXPLORE community organize the first annual event on the topic “Corporate Entrepreneurship”

2020

 

Acquires a majority stake in BIBA Venture Partners, which is in Barcelona, and has now become GELLIFY Iberia

 

  • Co-launches “Azimut Digitech Fund”, a closed alternative investment fund reserved for professional investors and HNWI
  • Launches a branch in Dubai Internet City, which bridges international technology transfer highway between Europe and the Middle East

Founders

Fabio Nalucci

Fabio Nalucci

CEO & Founder,
GELLIFY

Fabio Nalucci, started as an entrepreneur, growing two companies in the analytics field. The idea of Gellification of start-ups derives from the successful experience as a founder of SPSS Italy and i4C Analytics, who taught him how to be an entrepreneur in the B2B software business.

Michele Giordani

Michele Giordani

Managing Partner & Founder, GELLIFY

Michele has contributed to the success of startups that have become established internationally. In February 2017, he co-founded GELLIFY – which was named by him – of which he is currently a Managing Partner with a focus on business development, strategy and marketing.

Gianluigi Martina

Gianluigi Martina

Managing Partner & Founder, GELLIFY

In the last 15 years, Gianluigi has developed deep knowledge in Information Technology, especially in decision support system software for enterprises. He co-founded GELLIFY in 2017, bringing his experience in creating and managing complex organizations in the consulting and innovation world.

Leadership

Gianluca Giovannetti

Gianluca Giovannetti

Executive Director

Experienced senior manager in international companies in the industrial sector
@DelMonte @Amadori

Massimo Cannizzo

Massimo Cannizzo

CEO & CO-FOUNDER, GELLIFY MIDDLE EAST

C-Level senior advisor, executive, and entrepreneur. Former Senior Partner / MD at Accenture Middle East.

Diego Fernandez

Diego Fernandez

CEO & CO-FOUNDER, GELLIFY IBERIA

Serial entrepreneur (3 exits), thinker, doer, and highly-skilled strategist.

Lucia Chiercha

Lucia Chierchia

MANAGING PARTNER

20 years’ experience in tech management for R&D and Industrial Operations.

Marcello Coppa

Marcello Coppa

MANAGING PARTNER

Creator of 10+ innovation programs for large companies. Professor of Business Design at University of Milan.

Andrea Landini

Andrea Landini

MANAGING PARTNER

Launched and financed 4 startups. Director of 20+ calls for ideas and hackathons.

Advisory Board

Fabio Vaccarono

Fabio Vaccarono

Vice President of Google and CEO of Google Italy

Paolo Galli

Paolo Galli

Entrepreneur & Investor

Romeo Magagnotti

Romeo Magagnotti

CEO and Founder of AliasLab

Careers

Join the GELLIFY team, we are an innovation catalyst that values talent willing to work in the B2B world.

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