Matteo is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of Eight (formerly known as Luna), a proprietary technology reinventing the way people sleep. Eight graduated from Y Combinator in the summer 2015 and from Stanford’s StartX program in May 2015.
Prior to Eight, Matteo co-founded and led two clean-tech companies – Global Investment Renewable in the US and Global Investment in the Europe. The companies were acquired in 2014 and 2012, respectively.
Matteo is a Co-Chair at FWD.us, a non-profit organization founded by Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates to advocate for immigration reform in the US. He has been a Mentor at Techstars, Microsoft Bizpark and the NYU Summer Launchpad Program. He continues to actively mentor and invest in early stage startups in the tech space.
Matteo graduated magna cum laude with a Law degree from the University of Ferrara, and was a member of the Italian Bar Association while working as a lawyer in the finance practice of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy, both part of the Magic Circle of British’s elite law firms.