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Fausta Pavesio

Experienced professional and Board Member, curious about innovation, Fausta has a deep understanding of the power of a new tech approach for innovation.

Fausta is an Angel Investor in breakthrough ventures and was named by EU Startups among the 50 most influential European women in Startup and VC. EBAN LeanIN WBA Women Business Angel Award 2018.

Fascinated by leading edge technologies and their applications in business environments, enthusiast in pioneering game-changing solutions and new Business Models, Fausta works with Italian/European Angels Networks, Incubators and Accelerators with the aim to discover new companies that can become leaders in the European space and then scale to a world market: Fausta was the first woman in Italy to receive the “IBAN Business Angel of the year” award in 2015.

Fausta is very often invited to round tables and panels where she is asked to bring her personal experience working as a Female Angel Investor. Fausta works as a Senior Advisor for Innovation with both established companies and startups: she also serves as as Venture Partner and Member of the Investment Board with SmartupCapital, Member of the Advisory Board with Gellify, Member of the High Level Advisory Board for the WA4E (Women Angel for Women Entrepreneurs) Project.

Fausta holds a Computer Science Degree from the University of Torino (1977).