ALESSIO MARINELLI: data analytics

Expert Industry Curator: Alessio Marinelli

Co-founder and CEO of InFund.

Topic area

Fintech/data analytics


The importance of data analytics in finance and specifically business funding has grown exponentially over the last two decades, with credit scoring being one of the main applications adopted in this industry sector. Since the launch of the first credit scoring models developed by Altman in the 1960’s and with the growing availability of historic and near-real time data, adoption of advanced machine learning techniques have been embraced in risk assessment and decision making.


About Alessio Marinelli

Co-founder and CEO of inFund, Alessio Marinelli, knows how to get a project off the ground – he’s a rocket scientist on the side, after all! When he hasn’t been busy amusing himself in pursuit of an Applied PhD, he’s exercised his astute technological thinking in the Fintech sector, helping businesses launch and grow. Alessio built his trade in and amongst the Big Four consultancy firms, first as a management consultant and ultimately as Head of Data Analytics at KPMG in Hong Kong and China. Most recently, he served as the CTO of a Hong Kong-based FinTech company with additional operations in Singapore, the Philippines and the UK, where he was instrumental in the design and implementation of the technology as well as the launch of the London-based business.