Corrado Accardi

CEO and Founder, Pizza Rossa

Founded by Corrado Accardi in 2013, award-winning Pizza Rossa’ s ‘by-the-square-slice’ al taglio concept made headlines when it broke the European record for equity-based crowdfunding for a start-up, raising £440,000 in 17 days from 119 investors through Crowdcube. Since then Accardi has opened gourmet pizza grab and go outlets in London’s Leadenhall Market, London Wall and a true street food market in Shoreditch. Pizza Rossa regularly hosts ‘Italian Aperitif’, tasting events and pizza making masterclasses and recently staged an interactive ‘Italian Gestures’ show with movie director and producer Luca Vullo.