Giuseppe co-founded Index Ventures with David Rimer and Neil Rimer in 1996. His investment focus is on growth-stage companies in the areas of online services and software, e-commerce and digital brands.
His current investments include Ozon.ru, Zendesk (Nasdaq: ZEN), Milestone Systems, The Cambridge Satchel Company, Moleskine (MSK.MI) and Privalia. He was involved with several prior Index investments, including RPX (Nasdaq: RPXC), Ciao AG (Microsoft), 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.
- Noto, Italy
- Grew up:
- Siracusa, Italy
- Milan, London, and Palo Alto
- Milan, Bruxelles, Zurich, Madrid, Frankfurt, Palo Alto
- Liliana Bacile di Castiglione
liliana [at] indexventures [dot] com