Matilde Masciulli started her career in finance. Since 2015, she has been scouting the most promising top-class innovators and entrepreneurs with bright ideas and the ambition to scale-up internationally. She matches startups and SMEs with the right type of funding and she prepares them to get funded, ensuring a full cycle process. Matilde holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Siena (Italy), a MA in International Relations from the University of Kent (UK) as well as a certification as Policy Officer & Project Consultant from the Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce. She is an experienced lecturer and public speaker in Research & Innovation.