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Francesc Riverola is a business angel and the chairman of FXStreet. He launched FXStreet in 2000 while working as an e-Research Manager at PwC and at the IESE e-Business Center. He was CEO of the worldwide forex reference portal until 2012.He is also an investor at Lanta Digital Ventures, a Barcelona-based VC for early-stage startups in Spain and Europe. Born in Palo Alto in California USA, he moved to Barcelona as a child. He has an Economics degree from the University of Barcelona and a PDD in management development for company directors run by IESE Business School.

Luis Manent is a co-founder and CEO of Wide Eyes, a visual search engine for the fashion and retail industry. Manent had previously managed and consulted with both large companies and SMEs across a variety of industry sectors, from healthcare and logistics to retail and fashion. Manent holds an Executive MBA from Spain's IESE business school.

Rodolfo Guichón is a computer engineer, mentor and associate professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. In 2013, together with his master's degree students, he co-founded Wide Eyes, a visual search engine for the fashion and retail industry.  He had previously co-founded Avant Trade Network in 2008. Guichón is a graduate of Spain's IESE business school. 

Giuseppe Fortuna is an Italian mechanical engineer and MBA graduate from the IESE Business School in Barcelona. With over 20 years of experience, Fortuna is currently Procurement Director at Tecnica Reunidas, an international general contractor engaged in the engineering, design and construction of oil and gas industrial facilities. Fontana is a former co-founder and ex-CFO of Parclick, a parking reservation app. 

Albert Domingo is a Spanish entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder and CEO NexTReT, which was established in 1992 to provide IT systems and infrastructure services. Domingo is also an active business angel, backing startups as a partner investor in Barcelona-based venture builder Itnig's network, which has seen two exits, Gym For Less and Playfulbet. He studied computer engineering and also management development at the IESE Business School in Barcelona.  

PadeInvest is involved in early-stage investments to accelerate the growth of Spanish startups. The angel investor consortium was named the Best Business Angels Network of 2013 by the Spanish Association of Business Angels (AEBAN).Based in Madrid, PadeInvest was established in 2010 by 35 IESE Business School students from the PADE’10 program for investment activities of tech startups. Its network comprises professionals in business management across multiple industry sectors.

Benedicto Haryanto was the head of business at Chora Agro Resources and still serves as an independent commissioner at the Indonesian palm oil company. Ben is also a non-executive board member of Bedec Pte Ltd and Indoseaweed. Having studied at the IESE Business School, the industrial engineer from the University of Michigan became interested in helping SMEs to raise much needed finance through P2P microloans. PT Lunaria Annua Teknologi was established in 2015 and the P2P platform Koinworks was launched one year later.

Iván Rodriguez is co-founder of Parclick, a parking reservation app, where he is responsible for commercial matters and go-to-market strategies. He has over 10 years of experience in business development, sales and account management in B2B service industries and has held IT-related positions in business intelligence and business analytics projects. Rodriguez holds a master's in Computer Science and an MBA from IESE Business School. He also attended an executive program at Harvard Business School where he specialized in new internet ventures. 

Pau Molinas is an investor and board member in several technology companies. He was one of the first investors in Gestoos, a gesture recognition startup, of which he is currently Chief Business Officer (CBO).Molinas developed his professional career at HP, where he was its global VP overseeing HP’s printer operations. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering and specialized in Business Management from INSEAD, the London Business School as well as Spanish business schools EADA and IESE. 

Adriano de Jódar has a bachelor's in Business Administration from King's College, London and an MBA from IESE Business School of the University of Navarra in Barcelona.  He spent most of his early career as a broker in the petroleum sector but at the age of 33 he left his job and launched his first startup, Napbox, an intelligent soundproof cabin that can be installed in public areas providing customers with a private space to rest, sleep or work with no noise or disruption.De Jódar is also Director at Darida, a water brand in Minsk, Belarus.

Parejo is an MBA graduate from Barcelona's IESE Business School with double degrees in Law and Business Administration.He worked for several years as a lawyer for real estate and land development companies. He joined his first tech company in 2011, working as Head of Sales and Head of Department in Groupon Brazil.From 2014 to 2016, he was the managing director of iContainers, an online B2B and B2C platform for international ocean and airfreight shipments.He is now Co-founder and CMO of OnTruck, an innovation-oriented logistics company that optimizes road freight transportation through technology.

Jeroen Merchiers is a Belgian executive based in Barcelona. He has led Airbnb EMEA expansion over the past six years and he is currently Managing Director for Airbnb in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. A commercial engineer and executive MBA from the IESE Business School, Merchiers has over 10 years' experience in management consulting for international manufacturing and supply chain companies. He was COO at Groupalia He’s also an active angel investor. Standouts in his startup portfolio include: 21Buttons, Mr. Jeff and Trip4Real (sold to Airbnb). 

Javier Llorente Moral has extensive experience in managing and investing in internet startups and currently manages an investment portfolio of over 30 startups through his own investment company, Valderaduey Investments. A graduate in clinical psychology from the University of Barcelona, and in management from IESE Business School, he was a founding partner of Grupo Intercom in 1995.Since 1999, he has been a prolific investor in some of Spain's most successful internet businesses after his 10-year investment in Infojobs, until its acquisition by Schibsted. His other exited companies include Softonic and He is also an investor in other startups including Emagister, Verticales Intercom, Buy Yourself, Red Points, Mailtrack and Camaloon, as well as in the startup investment platform Startupxplore.

Raúl Aragonés Ortiz is AEInnova’s chairman, former CEO, principal founder and originator of the idea behind the company. He is currently AEInnova's business development manager and holds a PhD in Microelectronics. He is also a professor at the IESE Business School and Salesians School Sarrià in Barcelona. Before founding AEInnova, Aragonés was an R&D investigator in chip systems, ASIC design, energy harvesting and smart cities at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He holds memberships in the Astronomical Association of Terrassa and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Since 2018, he has also been a business advisor to the startup Happy Customer Box.

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