First Republic Bank
In her previous role, Mar Perez was a principal for InCube Ventures, an investment fund focused on disruptive healthcare innovation and based in San Jose, California. She led the fundraising in Latam and Europe, screening deals and managing due diligence to speaking in public forums and building relationships with Limited Partners. Mar contributed bringing Rani Therapeutics from the Incubator to IPO and served as Investor Relations for the biotech company invested by Google Ventures, Novartis, and other top-tier groups.
Mar is passionate about breakthroughs that can change medicine. She has spent her career in life science, having worked in governmental relations and sales with Johnson & Johnson. Intellectually curious, she loves building a business from the ground up with a proven and successful team.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
KF graduated class 19, Mar earned her International MBA from ADM Business School, UC Riverside, and holds an additional degree in business management from Universidad San Pablo CEU and Leeds Metropolitan University. Mar relocated to California in 2012 after living in Spain, the United Kingdom, and Australia, and Silicon Valley is home for her now.
As a member of Class 19, Mar served her fellowship at InCube Ventures under the mentorship of Andrew Farquharson (Class 9), cofounder of VentureHealth and Incube Ventures.