Paolo Franceschini, 41 years old, is graduated in law and holds 2 masters (MBA and startups). He lives and works between Modena and Milan. He has over 15 years expertise in public fund raising and he worked in over 15 EU R&D project, being coordinator of 2 of them. He works as consultant (open innovation, technology transfer, fund raising), for large companies, startups and SMEs. In 2011 he founded idea-re (consulting company). From 2013 he is also co-founder of werealize.it, crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform for products development. He is proud husband of Sarah and father of Giulio and Matilde.