Daniele Benatoff

Investor and entrepreneur, England

Alan was a friend since we were kids, our parents were good friends and we spent countless winters in the mountains, clubs and slopes of Crans Montana together, fun nights out in London and memorable days on golf course around the world.”

Born and raised in Milan, Daniele achieved a Bachelor of Sciences in Economics cum laude at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Since 2002, Daniele has been living in London, where he worked for ten years for Goldman Sachs in private equity and then at the head of the bank's internal hedge fund. After starting his own business and managing his hedge fund, Benros Capital, Daniele ran the European business of Halcyon Asset Management. Daniele has been an angel investor for years, focused mainly on companies in the technology and consumer products spaces. This passion culminated in his decision to join forces with Luca, a childhood friend, and create Planet Farms.