Garanteasy was founded and financed by a group of working investors which has grown to include also private investors and operational partners. Currently, our company comprises more than 40 partners, ten of whom are operational full time or nearly full time. Following are the profiles of our operational partners and of the members of the Board of Directors.

Operational partners

Carmela Magno
artner and member of the Board of Directors)

I graduated in Economics and Marketing at the University of Bologna. Since 2010 I have followed the development of entrepreneurial projects in the digital field, participating also in the Weekendagogo start-up. Moreover, I coordinated the prototyping and technological development activities of until its current evolution in Garanteasy in which I became partner and CEO with all powers.

Andrea Elestici
Partnership, Sales & Marketing
(Partner and member of the Board of Directors)

I hold a degree in Information Sciences. I was vice president of ValuePartnerSpa and responsible for the management of e-business consulting; creator and CEO of IdeaUP (an e-business activity Lab); founder and CMO of Inferentia S.p.A., for which I also managed quotation in the year 2000; CEO of Milan Finance Service of Gruppo Class. Founder of MuseoVivo, Art&Mass, and another dozen entrepreneurial initiatives.

Luca Orlandi
(Partner and member of the Board of Directors)

I had worked in the IT field on innovative technologies until I took charge of Research and Marketing at Inferentia S.p.a, an IT company quoted on the stock exchange in 2000. At Garanteasy, I am an operational partner and CTO, directing all developments of the platform.

Lorena Labate
Operation e CRM

Graduated in Political and International Sciences at the University of Bologna, I acquired a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management and another one, in Marketing and Communication. I followed the Weekendagogo start-up, managing the organization of the tour of Italy in 52 weekends. At Garanteasy, I am responsible for coordinating all operations and the relations with end-consumers.

Magda Petrigliano

I obtained a Master’s Degree in Law at the Roma Tre University. Currently registered in the practising lawyers’ register of the Order of Lawyers of Tivoli (Rome). At Garanteasy, I am in charge of managing the relations with the consumer associations.

Diego Bordignon

I hold a degree in Primary Education from the University of Bologna. Within the sphere of Garanteasy, in addition to being an investment parter, I am responsible for the drafting of online content and the analysis of legal and conventional warranties.
I took part in the startup “Weekendagogo”, collaborating on two fronts – the organization of the tour of Italy in 52 weekends and the creation of the various content.
I currently also collaborate with the Alma Mater Foundation.

Carlo Bonfanti
Insurance relations
(Partner and member of the Board of Directors)

Graduated in Political Science, insurance broker currently a lawyer representative of Arco Srl and in charge of the intermediation of some brokerage agencies. At the end of the 90s I was among the founding partners of one of the first brokerage agencies operating exclusively on the Internet. At Garanteasy, I coordinate the research and implementation of tailor-made insurance products for the affiliated companies.

Lorenzo Brenta
(Partner and member of the Board of Directors)

Graduated in civil engineering at the City University in London I obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Columbia University in New York. I have taken responsibility roles in private equity funds in the United States and England, before becoming Director at Advent International in London and then in Milan. I have dedicated myself to the creation and development of investment holdings in specific sectors, such as web marketing (in 1998 I founded the first Italian Internet incubator). At Garanteasy, I am in charge of the management of investor relations.

Gerlando Lauricella
(Partner and member of the Board of Directors)

Graduated at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Electronics Engineering (Telecommunications), I studied afterwards Economics at the Catholic University of Milan, obtained a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance at the SDA of Bocconi University of Milan. I also participated in the Top Management Program at the Olivetti International Training Centre of Haslemere (UK), in the Senior Management Program at St. Gallen Management Zentrum in St. Gallen (CH) and in the Executive Development Program at INSEAD in Fontainebleau (FR).

Since the beginning of the 1990s I have performed top management roles in Italian and international companies (CEO of Olivetti Information Services Italia SpA, president and CEO of CWS Italia SpA, CEO of CWS International AG, CEO of the Filo diretto insurance group) after having had multifunctional management experiences at GTE Telecomunicazioni, Rank Xerox and 3M Italia, and having performed various senior management roles within Gruppo Olivetti.

Carlo Venturi
(Member of the board of directors)

I graduated in Administrative law. After having worked for 3 years at Nomisma (an economics research company), and at the same time as an administrative lawyer, I performed political/administrative consultancy jobs at the Presidency of the Region of Emilia Romagna, was a consultant of the ENEA presidency for the National Energy Conference on the subject of consumer relations in the field of tariff policies, president of engineering company Ecuba S.r.l. and author of numerous city plannings of Italian, European, Chinese and Middle Eastern cities. I have been a project manager of over 30 EU projects on sustainable development. I have specialized in city regulations and qualitative procedures. Currently, I am product manager and freelance consultant for Dekra Testing & Certification on the ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 50001 regulations and auditor on the UNI 16247/11352 e 11339 regulations.

Investors Partner

Evelino Belloli

Alberto Borgherini

Andrea ChiarvaAndrea Chiarva

Paolo ChiodaPaolo Chioda

Giovanni Detollis

Stefano Di SantoStefano Di Santo

Marco FerraraMarco Ferrara

Giacomo FreyrieGiacomo Freyrie

Federico GalloFederico Gallo

Stefano GuidottiStefano Guidotti

Derek HolleyDerek Holley

Andrea MacassoAndrea Macasso

Carlo MalaguzziCarlo Malaguzzi

Francesco MantegazziniFrancesco Mantegazzini

Giancarlo MocciGiancarlo Mocci

Claudio MorandiClaudio Morandi

Paolo MunariPaolo Munari

Matteo PaganinMatteo Paganin

Patrizia Pappalardo

Claudio ParentiClaudio Parenti

Andrea PaveroAndrea Pavero

Marco PavoniMarco Pavoni

Marco Bicocchi PichiMarco Bicocchi Pichi

Matteo PomiMatteo Pomi

Antonio ProcopioAntonio Procopio

Franco RadiceFranco Radice

Paolo RavasioPaolo Ravasio

Giovanni RissoGiovanni Risso

Elizabeth RobinsonElizabeth Robinson

Nicola TanziniNicola Tanzini

Carlo VanoliCarlo Vanoli

Davide Varni

Giovanni Volontè