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Luigi Testa Resume (2011!4!12)v2

Luigi Testa Resume (2011!4!12)v2

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Luigi Testa

589 E 8th Street; Unit 2 South Boston, MA 02127 617-640-4759

Luigi.Testa@gmail.com

EXPERIENCE: SafeCore (dba – InBoxer), Burlington, MA (Business continuance, message archiving, and compliance solutions) 5/09 - present Director of Business Development Strategy & Fundraising  Spearhead fundraising activities for investors, including presentations, valuation modeling, and sourcing investors  Evaluate potential institutional funding options, including venture capital and debt facilities  Build and manage value added reseller channels (VARs) for InBoxer product – 80% of company sales  Create strategic relationships with technology partners – Dell, VMware, and Tiger Direct  Target local government and education market through direct sales, marketing campaigns, and establishing strategic partnerships Atlas Venture, Waltham, MA (Global venture capital firm investing in early stage technology and life sciences) 9/06 - 5/09 Analyst Portfolio Analysis, Monitoring, & Management  Build valuations for private companies in international technology and life sciences (public, private, and M&A comparables; and DCF)  Analyze financial performance of portfolio holdings in US and Europe for over 70 portfolio companies  Build models for five active funds and individual portfolio companies to analyze, project, and manage cash flows and exit projections  Prepare quantitative analyses and presentations for senior team (benchmark, partner, IRR, and quarterly reporting)  Evaluate and improve financial monitoring and reporting systems Fundraising (Atlas Venture VIII $283M)  Prepare fundraising materials including presentations, PPM, and customized pitch books for over 200 LP meetings  Prepare due diligence requests for LPs and secondary funds, including portfolio valuation, IRR analysis, and exit forecasting Deal Research  Support due diligence process for prospective portfolio companies with various market analyses  Perform comparable analysis for M&A discussions and financings for technology companies SafeCore, Medford, MA (Business Continuance, Archiving and Compliance Solutions) Merrill Lynch, Boston, MA (Intern in Private Wealth Management Group) Jesup & Lamont Securities Corporation, Boston, MA (Intern in Private Wealth Management Group) EDUCATION: Bentley University, Waltham, MA Bachelor of Science, Finance, Cum Laude G.P.A. 3.6 / 4.0; Minor in Spanish HONORS: President’s List, First Place Winner - Bentley Business Bowl Lorenzo de' Medici, Florence, Italy (2004); Universidad de Suffolk Madrid, Madrid, Spain (2004) VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE: Walker House, ESL tutor at WATCH, Tutor for America Reads in Spanish, Assistant Preschool teacher at Fidelity House, After School programs coordinator and supervisor at Fidelity House, Tuft University Read by the River ORGANIZATIONS: Walker House Young Professional Board Member, Bentley Entrepreneurship Society (Board Member & VP), Steering Committee (Board Member), Bentley Investment Group, Suffolk University Student Govt., Bentley College Ambassador, Adamian Law Club COMPUTER SKILLS: Bloomberg Level I,II, & III Equities Certification, Capital IQ, Venture Complete, Thomson Financial products, Factset, Salesforce.com, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, QuickBooks, HTML, Dun and Bradstreet, Lotus Notes, Gartner, LexisNexis, Proquest, Factiva, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Crystal Reports HOBBIES: Sailing, Skiing (water & snow), Golf, Technology, Photography, Cooking, Traveling 4/02 - 7/07 2/06 - 6/06 9/05 - 2/06

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