Paolo Venturi is Director of AICCON and The FundRaising School, the first Italian school on fundraising. He is Member of the National Council of Third Sector and Member of the Scientific Board of Fondazione Symbola, CNV – Centro nazionale per il Volontariato and Social Impact Agenda for Italy. He is Member of the Advisory Board of Nesta Italia, Council of cooperation Tuscany Region and Council of social cooperation Emilia-Romagna Region. He teaches social entrepreneurship and social innovation at University of Bologna and other universities and institutions. He sits in the Editorial Board of Rivista Impresa Sociale, and he collaborates with many newspapapers and blogs like Il Sole 24 Ore and Vita Magazine. He edited numerous researches and publications among which the last two Reports on Social Enterprise in Italy (Iris Network and Altraeconomia), “Imprese ibride. Modelli d’innovazione sociale per rigenerare valori” (Egea), “Ibridi organizzativi” and “Formazione continua nella cooperazione” (Il Mulino).