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Speakers at TNW Valencia 2023

Iker Marcaide

Founder - Zubi Group

Founder & entrepreneurial leader that enjoys building teams and creating & growing triple-bottom line (impact) businesses by discovering needs, delivering solutions that solve real problems & scaling up organizations.

Alex Smout

Principal - InMotion Ventures

Alex Smout is Principal at InMotion Ventures, and prior to joining, he was Investment Manager for nearly six years at Digital Science, the corporate venture capital arm of Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, focused on scientific software.

Juan de Antonio

Founder & CEO - Cabify

After his graduation, Juan worked as a developer at Ericsson and Nokia, and as a Management consultant at the Madrid office for Boston Consulting Group. In 2010, Juan received a Fulbright scholarship to complete his MBA at Stanford University.

Bianca Dragomir

CEO - Cleantech Cluster València Region

First woman appointed “Cluster Manager of the Year” by the European Commission and ambassador to 2500+ EU industrial clusters Launched the first EIT Climate-KIC accelerator in Spain, raising €6M and managing €4M in public funding

Angel Alberich-Bayarri

CEO - Quibim

Angel Alberich-Bayarri is a biomedical engineer, researcher and entrepreneur. He completed his PhD on advanced MRI post-processing in the Technical University of Valencia. He is the founder of Quibim

Katica Roy

CEO - Pipeline Equity

Katica is a gender economist and CEO and founder of Pipeline, a SaaS company leveraging AI to drive economic gains through gender equity. A leader with more than two decades of experience in tech, healthcare, and financial services

Michael Schlein

President, CEO - Accion

Since 2009, Michael Schlein has served as President and CEO of Accion, a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing.

Gianni Giacomelli

Founder - Supermind.Design

Harnessing collective intelligence augmented by increasingly intelligent digital technologies, to tackle our most pressing environmental and social challenges.

Indra Sharma

Partner - Peak Capital

Indra is a partner at Peak Capital. She has extensive experience within the Nordic tech scene and joins from the Axel Johnson conglomerate’s investment arm where she led their Venture Capital efforts.

Christian Huettenhein

Co-Founder - Bosch Venture

Christian gathered project and leadership experiences as a founder of startups as well as a corporate manager in Sales, Business Development, and Consulting in various industries in Germany and East-Asia.

Juan Vicén Balaguer

Co-Founder - Zeleros Hyperloop

Working with the Port of Valencia to study the use of hyperloops in transporting freight Awarded by Elon Musk's company, SpaceX, as the best hyperloop design

Janneke Niessen

Founder, Partner - CapitalT

Janneke is founding partner at CapitalT, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, board member and diversity advocate. Janneke was de founder of 2 tech companies, is on the board of several organisations and is asked for advice by the government,

Maria Rotilu

Principal - Octopus Ventures

Maria sits in the First Check Fund, where she brings an operator’s background to investing. A specialist in early-stage investment, she came to Octopus Ventures from a position as MD at the Oxford Seed Fund

Merce Tell

Co-Founder - Nekko Capital

Co-founder and COO of Encomenda Capital Partners, Mercè has 20 years of experience in venture capital and investment in technology-based projects in the early stages of development mainly in Southern Europe.