Raaele has an MS in Business Administration from the University of Naples, Italy (2003) and an MBA from MIT Sloan (2011). Aer Sloan he joined VC backed social network Mocospace, where he helped the CEO to rebuild the company analytics platform. In 2012 he co-founded Cannonball.

In the last 2 years he raised $1.3M in angel funding and stepped up as CEO in early 2015, building a new team and leading the company to a new phase of its life. He started as an entrepreneur in 2000’s working for a family business in the timber industry. Back then he also interned in Strategic Consulting for Roland Berger and Auditing for Deloitte, worked in Corporate M&A for FIAT group, where he was the Executive Assistant to the CEO for the Company Steering Committees on International Investments. He managed due diligence processes, JV negotiations and other special projects in Russia, France, Brazil, US and China.