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Carles Ferrer

General Partner

Carles Ferrer

Carles is based in London.

Carles has extensive Venture Capital experience, having actively managed different VC funds since year 2000. Carles’ areas of interest include Security, SaaS, Marketing/Social Analytics/Intelligence and Critical data driven companies. Carles led the largest independent VC management company in Spain from 2000 to 2006 (Riva y Garcia Venture Capital) with $200M under management where he led a portfolio buy out of the Security software investments.

His previous experience includes also management positions in corporate strategy and planning/finance divisions with blue chip companies in the telecommunications, defence/SW/auto spaces and financial services, such as TRW (acquired by Northrop Grumman), Auna Group/Retevision (acquired by France Telecom and ONO) and Ernst & Young.

Carles is very much present in the entrepreneurial/VC ecosystem as active Board member, judge or panelist in leading events such as the Global Security Challenge, The European Tech Tour, The European Venture Contest, SeedCamp, and the IBM SmartCamp, among others.

He holds a Business Administration degree from Universitat de Barcelona, Graduate Programme in International Management from Harvard University and an MBA from SDA Bocconi (Milan, Italy).

Carles sits in the board of leading young technology companies as Scytl (Secure Electronic Voting), Brandwatch (Social media monitoring), Agnitio (Voice Biometrics), Abiquo (Cloud Management), Getapp (Workspace for SaaS applications), iJento (Multichannel Customer Intelligence) and Basekit (Saas web builder for SMEs).