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CEO of Startup Olé, a major international tech-entrepreneurial event that has become a benchmark for the European and international ecosystem. Startup Olé gathers representatives from European Commission, Startup Europe Networks, corporates, investors and hundreds of scaleups/startups and key players. Startup Olé 2018 edition (Salamanca, Spain, April 2018) has gathered over 10.000 attendees, 500 startups, 350 speakers, 150 corporates and institutions, 70 accelerators, 30 media outlets, 20 universities and over 80 investors with an investment portfolio of €10k Billion.

Also, he is partner of two H2020 projects funded by the European Commission-Startup Europe, My Gateway and SEP 2.0, and is in charge of coordinating and delivering 3 major networks within Startup Europe (Accelerator Assembly, Startup Europe University Network and Startup Europe Nations High Level Group), and part of the network Startup Europe LATAM Assembly.

He was WELCOME Project coordinator as part of the Startup Europe Initiative (WELCOME was one of the most successful EU projects based on reviewers and data).

He has been in charge of organising activities together with the European Parliament aimed at fostering public procurement, and has run acceleration programmes for corporates such as Iberdrola and public institutions sucha Castille and León Regional Government. He has actively contributed to several past and current EU projects funded by Startup Europe-European Commission (e.g. SEP, led by MTB), and he is also an innovation expert hired by international organizations such as the European Commission; the Grant Agency Czech Rep. and the Spanish National Agency of Evaluation and Prospective. He has collaborated with high growth tech startups and sacaleups on close to 40 projects. He has patented software models and has the intellectual property of over 10 software tools and models related to the digital technology. He was chair of IEEE-Spain Section 2014-15.

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