Assia Grazioli-VenierBoard Member
Assia Grazioli-Venier is a venture capitalist and advisor to high-growth tech startups, entertainment companies and sports businesses. She has worked at the forefront of technological disruption for over 18 years, from the first onset of mobile, to music streaming, subscription models, D2C commerce and sports- tech. In 2016, Ms. Grazioli- Venier launched Muse Capital with her business partner Rachel Springate. Muse Capital is a seed- stage consumer fund investing in Future of Motherhood/Parenting, Education, Telehealth & Wellness, Gaming, Fintech, and Product- lead Communities. Muse Capital operates as a bridge between Silicon Valley, the brand world and entertainment industry. Prior to Muse Capital, Ms. Grazioli- Venier also served on the board of advisors of Northzone, one of Europe’s leading technology investment partnerships whose portfolio includes Spotify and iZettle, sold to PayPal in 2018. Prior to that, she was for several years an innovation investment advisor to Andrea Agnelli at LAMSE, S.p.a. Starting in 2010, Ms. Grazioli- Venier was advisor to Spotify (NYSE: SPOT) for over five years, where she was involved in global strategic initiatives and business expansion efforts, such as forging deals with Tinder, Dubset, helping to establish the Los Angeles office, as well as building out the artist services division across Europe, that contributed to Spotify’s growth and innovation. Ms. Grazioli- Venier kicked- off her career in 2004, creating and launching TV, Radio & Digital for Ministry of Sound, one of the leading dance music brands/record labels in Europe, which later sold to Warner Music. Ms. Grazioli- Venier also currently serves on the board of directors of Italy’s Juventus Football Club (JVTSF).