Fabrice Testa, Board Member, Luxembourg Business Angels Network (LBAN), has been appointed as Senator at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. Senator Testa will represent Luxembourg in the Global Startup Committee of the Grand Assembly.
Fabrice Testa is a serial entrepreneur, a business angel and a deep tech expert who successfully founded, co-founded or participated in the launch of multiple tech startups which created hundreds of jobs and generated multi-millions revenues. Fabrice has almost 30 years of international experience with extensive know-how in: • Strategy and development plans • Technology validation and roadmap • Business development, sales & marketing • Operational organization & optimization • Business models & financial plans • Talent recruitment & building multicultural and decentralized teams • Fundraising • Corporate finance • Investor relationships & governance • Exit strategy & acquisition He is knowledgeable in the following markets/technologies: • Space Industry (upstream, downstream and exploration) • Connectivity (Satellite, Broadcast, IoT) • Digital Transformation (Imaging & Video, AdTech, Digital Marketing, Interactive & Immersive Retail Experiences, Mobile & Social Applications, SaaS Platforms, Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing) • AI & Robotics • Transport & Renewable Energy • Cryptocurrencies, blockchain and Fintech Fabrice is a trusted coach/advisor/mentor with experience with following organizations: - LuxInnovation - Astropreneur - Business Mentoring of Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce - Luxfactory (Luxembourg) - Founder Institute Luxembourg - European Commission Copernicus Accelerator and Galileo Competition - e-Plus Ecosystem (Startup Europe) - WSL (Belgium) As a business angel (LBAN, EBAN, LSTA), he has been often part of the jury of startup competitions: Fit4Start, EBN, EBAN, EC, MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW INNOVATORS UNDER 35 EUROPE 2019, MINDS & TECH CHALLENGING MINDS COMPETITION Fabrice holds a Master in Business Management from Solvay Business School of Brussels as well as a M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from University of Liege. He has also completed an Executive Program in Strategy & Innovation at MIT Sloan School of Management, an Executive Program in Venture Capital at Berkeley Haas School of Business, a Professional Education Program in Machine Learning at MIT and a Professional Education Program in Space Resources at International Space University. Fabrice is also a member of Singularity University Abundance 360, a Leadership Team Member of Singularity University Luxembourg Chapter and an Ambassador at OpenExO, which gives him a special insight and knowledge into exponential technologies and organizations. He is bilingual in French and English. He is also fluent in Italian, and also speaks some Spanish, German and Dutch.