Become an Exponential Entrepreneur

I create learning spaces
to express oneself creatively,
improve, and do the right thing.



In 10 years in business, Federico has founded 4 startups in the US, South America and Italy. Today, he is the founder and CEO of Mavericks, the bootcamp for exponential entrepreneurs.


Federico Pistono is an Angel Investor and has funded over 10 startups, including artificial intelligence companies, medical devices, nutraceuticals and financial services.

In 2017, at the age of 31, Federico became the youngest member of Italian Angels for Growth, the largest group of Angel Investors in Italy. Since 2020, he has been founder and director of 10x Investor Club, a syndicate that invests in fast-growing, high-impact startups.


He’s author of 3 books, including an international best-seller, published in 6 languages. He has lectured at 6 universities, including Stanford, Bocconi and Oslo, presented at 5 TEDx and 60 other events around the world.

He is co-host of #Codice: la vita è digitale (Code: life is digital), which has been on air at RAI1 Italian National TV for four seasons.

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For years Federico has been dedicated to pushing the limits of body and mind to elevate the spirit and achieve peak performance.


“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

― Pablo Picasso


“Learning to dance gives you the greatest freedom of all: to express with your whole self the person you are.”

― Melissa Hayden.


/what they say about Federico

“Truly excellent.
A very important book.
I loved it”

- Peter Diamandis on Federico's book

Founder and President of XPRIZE Foundation
President of Singularity University
New York Times best-selling author
Co-Founder of Zero-Gravity Corporation

“Federico is fearless, with mind boggling and never heard of solutions to existing and more futuristic problems. As a frequent presenter and speaker at several fora, he relentlessly promotes ideas of unparalleled imagination and forceful expression.”

- Kashif Hasnie
Senior Advisor U.S. Department of State
Senior Consultant The World Bank

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The bootcamp for
Exponential Entrepreneurs.

Mavericks is the bootcamp for entrepreneurs, managers and freelancers who want to create, grow business and make a large impact.

I created Mavericks to share my experience and what I’ve learned in the field by engaging with great, successful entrepreneurs.

Help virtuous leaders expand their consciousness and make a positive impact in the world through the responsible use of technology.