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Stefania Ponzo

Stefania Ponzo

Partner, Pi Labs

As a Partner at Pi Labs, Stefania focuses on overseeing our growing portfolio, working closely with our founders to ensure they have the strategic, financial, and commercial support required in order to achieve global scale. Stefania also leads on new investments, sits on portfolio company boards, and has a significant amount of experience in investing scale-up stage businesses.

Based in London, Stefania brings more than 14 years’ experience working with high-growth technology companies as investor and advisor. Stefania spent seven years at Coutts private bank advising UHNW clients globally on asset allocation and growth capital investment opportunities. She subsequently led fintech investments at Downing Ventures, a VC fund investing in UK-based Seed and Series A stage technology companies.

More recently, Stefania was a Portfolio Director at generalist VC trust Pembroke VCT where she provided strategic and operational support to executive teams and acted as a Board Observer for a large portfolio including leading arts and culture tech platform, Smartify. She is an active mentor in the early-stage tech community and an Angel Investor at London-based sustainable investment start-up.

Stefania holds a MSc in Financial Mathematics from Bayes Business School in London (previously Cass Business School) and an MSc in Economics and Statistics from the University of Rome Tor Vergata.