1) The beginning

As reported by the famous IL SOLE 24 ORE in an issue of January 12th, 2015, Italy Crowd enters the Italian market by launching the first real estate crowdfunding platform.

2) The growth

italy-crowd.com operates with a particular hybrid form called Opzione d’Interesse©, which allows only 20 investors to adhere a real estate project.

3) The maturation

In January 2020, Swiss Crowd SA, a joint-stock company under Swiss law specialized in blockchain, crowdfunding and alternative finance, enters the share capital, bringing blockchain technology to Italy Crowd Co. Ltd. This will be the stepping stone to develop, in April 2020, the first native blockchain platform for real estate lending.

4) The mission

With a board of proven experience and high-level partners, Italy Crowd aims at climbing the real estate sector of lending crowdfunding by becoming a reference point for proponents and investors.

The Founders

Augusto Vecchi

Class of 1967. After 27 years spent in the publishing field where, as the leading exponent of the sector, he was called several times by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Culture and Economic Development to represent Italy as Guest of Honor in international events, in 2013 he founded the incubator ABACUS International SA in Lugano and in 2015, in La Spezia, Italy Crowd, a communication company that also manages the first Italian real estate crowdfunding platform.

Luana Leonini

Class of 1969. Graduated from the School for Parliamentary Interpreters in Florence in 1991, she is fluent in four languages including: English, French and Spanish. As an entrepreneur, she had been the owner of several businesses. She was subsequently International Right Manager for publishing houses, where she was responsible for foreign markets. Since 2015 she has been a majority shareholder of Italy Crowd Co. Ltd., in which she treats public relations.

Andrea Gianninoni

Class of 1959. He has been operating in the Real Estate field since 2003, collaborating and cooperating in real estate and commercial development projects, both nationally and internationally. He is currently a business and marketing consultant, specialized in the real estate healthcare sector. Since 2015 he has been a member of Italy Crowd, in which he is part of the technical board.

Paolo Siligoni

Class of 1977. He has been operating in the field of technological finance, payment systems and blockchains since 2005. He has developed patents in the digital payment sector, created ICO and STO in the Swiss framework. He has created blockchain solutions for the Real Estate and Crowdfunding sectors. In 2018 he became partner and CEO of Swiss Crowd SA, a Swiss company specialized in fintech in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector. He is a partner of Italy Crowd, in which he is part of the technical board.

Simone Mannelli

Class of 1970. Graduated in Economics and Commerce, he is a Chartered Accountant and Auditor. He has held and still holds auditing positions in public bodies and companies including the Municipality of La Spezia and Portofino, the Italian Cycling Federation and the University of La Spezia Foundation. He has been a lecturer in training courses and university masters at various institutions including the University of Pisa and the National Sports School of CONI. He is a member of Italy Crowd, in which he is part of the technical board.

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