As Investor Relations Manager, Giulia Crastolla is responsible for leading investment related activities for StartLife and its programs. She is the linking pin between agrifoodtech startups and our investors partners. As such, she maintains and establishes investor partnerships and analyzes and coaches startups.
Giulia joined StartLife in the fall of 2021. During her first year at StartLife, Giulia worked as Startup Scout and Analyst. In this role, she was responsible for screening and analyzing promising AgriFoodTech startups for StartLife Accelerate, as well as for programs and events with StartLife’s Corporate and Investor partners.
Giulia holds a master’s in Food Technology – Product Design & Ingredient Functionality, at Wageningen University & Research. For a little while she worked as Quality Assurance Lab Technician in New Zealand. At FrieslandCampina she worked as an R&D Intern on the formulation and development of a dairy dessert, with focus on alternative functional ingredients, such as vegetable proteins, starches, hydrocolloids.
Giulia is driven by the curiosity of finding new opportunities for our generation and the generations to come. Her big aspiration is to support startups in making healthy and sustainable food accessible for every margin of society.