Itxaso del Palacio
Itxaso is an Investment Director at Notion Capital, the leading B2B focused VC in Europe. Prior to that Itxaso launched M12 (former Microsoft Ventures) in Europe and led the investments in companies like Onfido, Unbabel and Beamery.
Previously, Itxaso was a Principal at Lepe Partners where she led investments in venture growth companies in digital media and consumer technologies. Prior to that, she was at EC1 Capital investing in early stage startups and helping them build and commercialize their technologies.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Itxaso holds a BSc and MSc in Engineering as well as a PhD focused on Economics and Venture Capital. Itxaso has also taught entrepreneurship in many institutions including Imperial College and University College London. Itxaso has particular interests in technologies related to health, fitness and wellness industry, and she is passionate about empowering people to live active, healthier and happier.
As a member of Class 18, Itxaso served the first part of her fellowship at EC1 Capital under Partner Julian Carter, and completed her fellowship at Lepe Partners under founder Jonnie Goodwin, who also co-founded Founders Forum with Brent Hoberman.