Marco Marinucci

Head of HELLA Ventures

HELLA, part of Group FORVIA

Marco Marinucci is the Co-Founder lead Partner of HELLA Ventures.

Founded in 2015, HELLA Ventures is a multi-stage venture capital fund focused on mobility, deep tech, and industrial manufacturing investments. In 2021, three of HELLA Ventures’ portfolio companies (AEye, Oculii, and Wejo, collectively valued at nearly $3 billion at the time of the transactions) either held an IPO or were acquired.

Marinucci was also an early investor in companies including eMotorWerks (acquired by Enel), Ridecell, Light Field Lab, Drishti, BreezoMeter and actnano. He serves as an observer of the Board of Directors for actnano, Ridecell, Brighter.AI and Excelfore.

Prior to HELLA Ventures, Marinucci ran automotive business development and manufacturing programs in Germany and Detroit. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Stuttgart, an MBA in Global Business from the University of Hamburg (HFH) and completed the coursework for a Ph.D. in Business & Management from the University of Gloucestershire.

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