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Marta Esteve co-founded Toprural with François Derbaix in 2000. The Spanish travel startup was later sold to American giant HomeAway in 2012. Esteve was also a founding member of other startups like Rentalia, a holiday rental platform that was acquired by Idealista, a real-estate leader in Spain.She is also co-founder and CEO of supermarket aggregator Soysuper that compares prices across brands. As a business angel, she has backed projects like Bewa7er, Indexa Capital, Vinogusto, Palbin and Familiafacil.

François Derbaix is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. In 1997, he began his career in business as a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group. He moved quickly into entrepreneurship. In 2000, he founded Toprural, a rural tourism platform that operates in 10 countries and earned €5m in 2009. In 2012, Toprural was acquired by HomeAway.He also co-founded Rentalia (acquired by Idealista in 2012), Indexa Capital, Bewa7er, Soysuper and Aplazame.Since leaving entrepreneurship, Derbaix has dedicated his time to supporting new internet projects as an angel investor in Spanish tech startups such as Kantox and Deporvillage.

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