Itxaso del Palacio is the VP of Capital at Lepe Partners. She is responsible for building the portfolio of Lepe Capital, through the due diligence to execute the investments and working with the companies in the portfolio. Before Lepe, Itxaso worked as an early stage investor at EC1 Capital, responsible for deal flow across sectors.
For the past ten years Itxaso has worked with startups in London, Silicon Valley, Spain and Latin America. In London, Itxaso has taught Entrepreneurial Finance at UCL, Imperial College and Royal College of Arts in London. She is passionate about helping first-time entrepreneurs at universities building their businesses.
Itxaso is a Kauffman Fellow and holds a BSc and MSc in Engineering as well as a PhD focused on Economics and Venture Capital.