Italian excellence has been built by entrepreneurs

Feel Venture is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in Italian entrepreneurs in Seed and Series A.

We invest and partner with ambitious Italian teams building scalable tech-enabled companies.

Italian global success is driven by generations of outstanding entrepreneurs transforming local ideas into international companies and global brands.

At Feel Venture, we invest and support a new generation of Italian entrepreneurs.

About Us

We are a team with more than 40 years collective experience in investing, building, scaling, and exiting companies.

Our LPs are SMEs, established entrepreneurs, family businesses, and real economy key players.  

With Feel Venture, established entrepreneurs, SMEs, and industry leaders invest and support the new entrepreneurs while creating business synergies and new market opportunities.


  • Digital transformation in both existing and new businesses;
  • Disruptive technology and future industrial trends;
  • Sustainable, impactful and cycle-neutral business models;
  • Team ambition.

Feel Venture Portfolio


Investment focus

We invest in:
  • Early stage companies, with proven traction and moving towards revenue and profitability stage.
  • Disruptive technology and  future industrial trends.
  • Companies creating synergies and opening business opportunities for our community.


We focus on:
  • Inspiring founders / teams.
  • Scale potential.
  • Sustainable differentiators.
  • Services / products with broad mass appeal.
  • Sustainable, impactful and cycle-neutral business models.
We offer:
  • Targeted financial support.
  • Hands-on involvement.
  • Operational streamlining, corporate governance, financial discipline.
  • Business network and access to national and international start-ups ecosystem, technology and training.
  • Exit / succession plan paths. 

Our Team

Inti Paolucci

Inti Paolucci

Inti is an FCA authorised Fund Manager and professional investor with 15 years of experience in setting up and operating Private Equity funds.

He has raised and managed capital from private and institutional investors and invested in over 40  companies. 

Inti leads and supervises the overall fund activity.

Inti has sourced and supports the development of 1000 Farmacie, Babaco Market, Pregmune, and Bikeroom.

Inti holds an MBA from INSEAD.

Antonio Baccari

Antonio Baccari

Antonio is a finance professional, business angel, and advisor with 15 years of international experience in financial management, corporate strategy and consulting with main focus on the Energy Industry. 

Antonio acts as CFO and ensures financial plans and financial management of investees reflect Feel Venture investment strategy and enable long term sustainable growth.

Antonio has sourced and supports the development of Hive Power, Refuel Solutions, Screevo, and Nettoken.

Antonio holds a BA in Economics from Bocconi University and an MBA from HEC.

Valentina Tranquilli

Valentina Tranquilli

Valentina is a successful Italian entrepreneur with 15+ year experience. 

She is the Co-Founder and COO of Cookies, listed among European fastest growing companies for two years in a row, and for four consecutive years in Italy.  

She has been selected among the “Inspiring Fifty” in Italy in 2021.  

As Investor, Valentina holds stakes and is an active Board Member in different e-commerce start-ups.

Valentina leads Feel Venture hub and activity in Rome.   

Valentina hold a marketing and communication degree.

Giorgio Barbaglia

Giorgio Barbaglia

Giorgio is a serial entrepreneur for the past 15 years. He has co-founded, scaled, and successfully exited tech and manufacturing companies. 

Giorgio is in charge of sourcing, selecting, and ensuring founders have the right entrepreneurial mindset and skills to run and grow sustainable business..

He also leads the investor relations and the business partnerships.

Giorgio has sourced Newcleo, and Earnext, being also Board member of the latter, actively supporting the growth strategy

Giorgio holds a BA from University of Milano and a Master in Digital Marketing.

Feel Venture Community

We are an established community of entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals who have played important roles in scaling companies.

Our Community engages through monthly events and ad-hoc value-add collaborations.

Our membership engagement is an excellent opportunity to interact with our founders and get exposed to innovation, and our members refer investment opportunities actively.

Our members contribute their expertise and get involved with our start-ups through business partnerships or investment through Feel Venture and beyond.

Join us and get invited for the next event.

Get Started Today

Are you build an ambitious Startup? Speak to us!   [email protected]

Feel Venture Limited is a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) registered AIFM in the UK, under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013 (AIFMRs).

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