The Summer Edition of the Monaco Growth Forums by Andreea Porcelli drew to a close on Wednesday evening, July 27th, with a Barolo wine tasting at sunset on the beachside deck of Le Meridien Hotel in Monte Carlo. Andreea Porcelli, founder of Monaco Growth Forums, Ltd., and her team were pleased to welcome 13 international companies and 125 investors from 37 countries, meeting for this three-day, select forum.

The event kicked off on Monday evening with a Welcome Reception sponsored by Bloomery Distillery, where guests enjoyed delectable organic cocktails, as well as select wines from Cascina Ballarin of the Barolo region. A cosmopolitan group, the presenting companies hailed from four countries. Keynote speaker Greg Thain, of Wilton Capital, discussed the UK investment market in a post-Brexit environment.


Tuesday, July 26th, saw a full day of presentations from CEOs, including Joseph Barisonzi of CommunityLeader, Jim Sims of NioCorp, and Dr. Ronnie Hershman of HealthEffect. A seated lunch with Cascina Ballarin wines featured Ian Sosso of Monte Carlo Capital, speaking on the Basics of Angel Investing. The Gala Cocktail Reception and Dinner was a sold out event overlooking the twinkling lights of Monte Carlo harbor at Stars ‘N’ Bars, an exclusive venue in Monaco since 1984. Keynote speakers Garrett Van Wagoner, legendary Fund Manager, and Joseph Barisonzi, of CommunityLeader, presented, subsequently, on Private Versus Public Investing and How Digital Platforms Are Transforming Business.

Wednesday saw more presentations from Advint Gaming, the makers of Carmageddon online game, and CrossWing Robotics, among others. Luncheon guests were entertained by Dr. Jeff Gruen, of PWC, and Vittorio Grimaldi, Fund Manager of CGM Monaco and one of the most high-profile asset managers in the European arena. One-on-one conversations took place throughout the afternoon and concluded with the Barolo wine tasting, hosted by Cascina Ballarin and Bloomery Distillery.

A distinctive international concept conference, the Monaco Growth Forums brings together international investors and companies in the cosmopolitan financial center of Monte Carlo. Founder Andreea Porcelli said, “We look forward to introducing you to our unique concept of highly personalized investor networking events. We hope to see you at our next conference”

Monaco Growth Forums by Andreea Porcelli has announced that the Fall Edition will be held  in Monte Carlo on November 14th-16th, 2016. More information will follow in the upcoming weeks.

About Monaco Growth Forums by Andreea Porcelli
Monaco Growth Forums by Andreea Porcelli is an exclusive, invitation-only conference highlighting growth companies seeking capital and/or greater exposure.  Based on more than 20 years’ experience as an international Investment Banker finding investors for small cap companies on a world scale, MGF Founder and President, Andreea Porcelli, and her team select, by invitation-only, companies seeking international investor exposure to present and then socialize over three days with institutional fund managers, private asset managers, high net worth individuals, industry-related sponsors and foundations – all selected on an exclusive basis.