Venture Thinking was conceived from the encounter of different points of view. This heterogeneous composition of the constituent group immediately proved to be the very essence of the project: a place where we try to provide value to innovative ideas by passing through apparently distant or divergent sensibilities and experiences.


Di Fausto



Professor of Science Philosophy and Human Development, UCBM


Founder Kanso


Founder and CEO Keda


Professor of Urban Planning and Analysis of the city and the territory, Politecnico di Milano

Daniele Di Fausto – Graduated in Engineering at the University of Tor Vergata (Rome), in 2013 he became CEO of eFM, receiving the award by Manager Italia as the youngest Italian CEO in Real Estate. He completed his education with an MBA at the IESE Business School and led the internationalisation process of eFM, opening it up to markets in Europe, USA, Latin America and Asia. He brings his expertise on the relationship between man and space, his strong vocation for the digital and his ecosystem approach to Venture Thinking Foundation.


Marta Bertolaso – Professor of Philosophy of Science and Human Development at the University Campus Bio-Medico in Rome (Italy) and Adjunct Professor at the University of Bergen who brings  to the Venture Thinking Foundation, experience in the philosophy of scientific and technological action, as well as the philosophy of complex systems and integrated development. Critical thinking and epistemic virtues are also the educational counterpart of the relational epistemology of which she is an expert.


Andrea Granelli – Classical studies in high school, a degree in ICT, a specialisation in psychiatry and an Executive MBA. To the Venture Thinking Foundation, he brings his many years of experience in exploring the many faces and forms of innovation and in the management of technology companies, with the related theme of leadership and its transformation to act in increasingly complex, changing and tech-driven contexts.


Carlo Marini – A degree in Political Economy with a specialisation in Game Theory. Bank manager, for a decade, working in Eastern European markets. Since 2017, he has been riding the birth of Fintech by focusing on the Italian market and, in particular, on SMEs. Contract Professor of Digital Economics at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Board Member of the Piacenza and Vigevano Foundation, to the Venture Thinking Foundation, he brings his knowledge of both large companies, perennially in search of a balance between economies of scale and complexity, and of the territories and the multifaceted world of Italian SMEs that are preparing to face a triple momentous change: that of generational transition, digitalisation and sustainable growth.


Elena Granata – Professor of Urban Planning and Analysis of the City and Territory at the Polytechnic of Milan and Vice-President of the School of Civil Economy (SEC). She brings the point of view of urban planning and sustainability seen from a systemic perspective to the Venture Thinking Foundation.