April 18, 2017
Seed & Click Guest Editorial
Seed&Click is a company based in Barcelona and devoted to boost the innovation, entrepreneurship and private investment ecosystem at an international level by offering innovation consultancy, organizing international investment forums and trainings and developing and managing several business angel networks.
At Seed&Click, we believe in the power of innovation to inspire and empower people, organizations and, ultimately, the world. In order to do so, we connect talented entrepreneurs, sharp investors and big corporations eager to innovate.
My name is Juan Álvarez de Lara and I am the CEO and Founder of Seed&Click, as well as the VP of AEBAN and the GP of Origen Ventures (tech transfer fund).
I am part of the advisory boards of mVenturesBCN (fund promoted by MWC), AED, Barcelona French Chamber of Commerce and Barcelona French Tech Also, apart from being investor, I am advising the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Morocco on developing their entrepreneurship and investment ecosystems.
Before founding Seed&Click, I founded Solvere Capital (2010), and worked as Deputy General Manager at Gescobro (2007-2010) and as strategic consultancy director of Banco MareNostrum and Deutsche Bank (France, Spain, UK and Italy), apart from managing projects for Banc Sabadell, Mapfre and Telefónica.
I hold a Diploma in Private Equity & Venture Capital (Harvard Business School) and Corporate Finance and PMD from ESADE. I also gained a Master of International Business (UPF), a Quantitative Finance Diploma (UPC), a Master in Finance Consulting (UB) and a Diploma in Venture Capital & Private Equity (Bocconi).
If I were to highlight one of the accomplishments that make us feel prouder at Seed&Click, I would undoubtedly point out the creation of SWAN, the first global women business angels network born to disrupt de status-quo of angel investing and bring more women on board by connecting, training and inspiring them.
Some of our latest accomplishments has been to become 4YFN’s official service partner, which brings us a deal flow of 1000 startups/year and also to organize the innovation awards of an amazing brand like FCB.
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If you would like to collaborate with Seed&Click in any of our endeavors or simply find out more about what we do, please call us on 00 34 93 362 23 79. We would love to connect and share knowledge with our EBAN peers!