Led by President Giancarlo Rocchietti, Club degli Investitori is a regional business angel network including entrepreneurs who directly invest in innovative startups with high growth potential. Member invest their capital and support startups via their experience, knowledge and network. Once the investment is made, a member is appointed as “Champion” becoming the trait d’union between the team of the backed company and the Club.
Founded in Turin in 2006, the club today has over 100 members.
Elkann chairs and controls the automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (which owns the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Lancia, Maserati, Mopar and Ram brands). He is the chairman and CEO of Exor, an investment company controlled by the Agnelli family, which controls Partner Re, Ferrari, CNH Industrial and Juventus F.C., among others.