Andrea Traversone

Partner
Amadeus Capital Partners

Andrea Traversone Partner
Andrea joined Amadeus in 1998 and is a managing partner. Andrea serves on the boards of: Igenomix, the world’s leading in-vitro fertilization (IVF) genetic testing company; Travelstart, the leading online travel agency in Africa and the Middle East; and ip.access, a leading supplier of picocell and femtocell base stations for 2G and 3G coverage and capacity. He is also the Amadeus representative for Kreditech, an online credit scorer and lender focussing on emerging markets. Andrea’s successes include Octo Telematics, acquired in 2014 by Renova Group, representing one of the most significant exits worldwide in the IoT (Internet of Things) space; and Bellco, a leading innovator in haemo-dialysis and blood-filtration, acquired in 2016 by Medtronic. Andrea also leads the Amadeus Digital Prosperity Fund investment activities.

Andrea started his career as a financial auditor at a chain of resort hotels in Costa Rica, rising to become head of operations, finance and development.

Andrea holds an MBA from Cambridge University and a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics. Italian by birth, Andrea is fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish.

Sessions

Thursday, May 16, 2019 9:40 AM – 10:10 AM

Through The Lens of Investors

What’s happening with the flow of capital to startups in Asia? Is it drying up? Is there a flight to quality? If so, what’s quality and what’s hot? We examine investment trends from three perspectives – a China-focused and mobile-focused accelerator, a corporate investor that’s making interesting investments and acquisitions and a European-based fund that’s keeping a close watch on Asia.

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