Business Scale Up – Key Event Takeaways

Leaders First hosted Business Scale-up event in Milan on the 15th of June, during which our members discuss had an opportunity to meet entrepreneurs who shared their stories of success.

The event was sponsored by Partecipazione.AM a Private Asset Management Firm active in real estate, asset management, and Venture Seed Cap.

The event discussions were focused around growth strategies for both for start-ups and established businesses. The speakers shared the motivation and the tools behind their growth journeys.


Andrea Scarsi, CEO and MD of Broletto Corporate Advisory spoke about their client, a beverage company with 100+ years of history, and how their choice to deliver growth via M&A provided amazing results in scaling their business. They successfully added a new range of products and entered new international markets. As Andrea mentioned, in order to make a successful acquisition, it is very important to focus on a post-integration strategy, leveraging culture and governance is key tool for success. 


Our second speaker, Marco BracagliaEntrepreneur and founder of Bracaglia Group told about his passion for contemporary art which led him to founding and growing WEM – Empowering Art Platform. Interviewed by Manfredi Mattei Filo Della Torre, Marco explained that the platform is an innovative art gallery, conceived to support artists in their journey through a circular vision of the art market: a new way to collect art. Through innovative purchasing formulas that revolutionize the dynamics of collecting by expanding its borders.

We would like to thank the event sponsor Partecipazione.AM, the founder Manfredi Mattei Filo Della Torre, the speakers and Leaders First members for making this event in Milan a great opportunity for learning, sharing and networking.