Our People

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Ian Sosso

Founder and Managing Partner

 

Ian is the founder of Monte Carlo Capital, award winning angel investor and board member of the European Business Angel Network (EBAN). He previously held senior management positions in investment banking and spent 20 years in Asia.

Our Advisers

Raj Airey

Raj Airey

Focus: Biotech, Medical Devices / start up mentoring
Raj invests in and advises early stage biotech and medical device businesses. He has considerable experience in the health industry, both as a senior manager with Pfizer and Baxter, and as an entrepreneur.
Simon Ardiss

Simon Ardiss

Focus: Angel investor, start up advisory and corporate governance.
Simon is a British entrepreneur and business angel living in Monaco. He is active on numerous boards and has a keen interest in corporate governance.
Gary Beadell

Gary Beadell

Focus: Angel investor, Asia
Gary is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold numerous businesses in Asia. As partner for Asia, Gary looks after the Asian accelerator. Gary is HK based.
James Cox

James Cox

Focus: E-commerce, tech
James has focused on investing in and advising early stage companies on growth for the last eight years since leaving financial services and currently is the Founder and CEO of Simba Sleep.
Beni Gradwohl

Beni Gradwohl

Focus: Artificial Intelligence
Beni had a long career on Wall Street before becoming Co-Founder and CEO of Cognovi Labs, a company that makes predictions by applying AI to human behaviour.
Norris Koppel

Norris Koppel

Focus: FinTech
Norris is a serial entrepreneur, currently CEO and founder of Monese, a UK based on-line bank.
Zsolt Lavotha

Zsolt E. Lavotha

Focus: Biotech, Pharma
Zsolt had a long career in big pharma as well as a CEO of a pharma startup. He is the founder of ZEL Business Advsisory.
Flavio Lobato

Flavio Lobato

Focus: Deep tech, deal sourcing
Flavio Lobato is Principal and Co-­Founder of Ikove Capital Partners, a venture development company founded to pursue early-stage investments with an emphasis on technology commercialization in the Midwest of the United States.
Lee Robinson

Lee Robinson

Focus: Angel investor
Lee is the co-founder of Trafalgar, a London based $3 Bio hedge funds and, lately, of Monaco and London based Altana Wealth. Lee is an active investor in early stage companies.
Steve Warren

Steve Warren

Focus: Asia Manufacturing
Steve has 20 years experience helping companies manufacture tech and med tech products in China.
Will Zell

Will Zell

Focus: Internet of Things
Will is the CEO and Co-Founder of Nikola Labs, a wireless power company with an advantaged far-field technology that converts radio frequency (RF) energy into direct current (DC) power.
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