Fabio Ficano

Head of BootstrapLabs Venture Studio for Climate and Energy

Fabio Ficano is the Head of the BootstrapLabs Venture Studio for Climate and Energy, with the goal of building the startups that will solve important and critical problems in those areas.

Fabio is an eclectic entrepreneur, investor, and tireless business development partner, recognized for his passion in creating and advancing new businesses, ventures and partnerships. He excels at bringing together complex projects with multiple stakeholders to successful ideation and growth. He is known for his expertise in clean/green technology, hard tech, renewable energy, large infrastructure, security technology, mass transportation, intermodality, and Intelligence Augmentation.

Fabio is the founder of LufraRise; a firm specialized in seed investments, business development, government and industry affairs and multi-stakeholder projects with particular emphasis on in the relationship between the public and the private sector and in bi-lateral investments between U.S. and European enterprises.

Fabio currently resides with his family in San Francisco, California and holds dual EU/US citizenship. Fabio holds the title of “Knight Commander of the Italian Republic”, awarded to him in 2009, on the proposal of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, bestowed by the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano, making him one of the youngest citizens to receive such an honor.