Team

Member of the board

Founding partner at Hasten Ventures, venture building firm specialized in science and technology (deeptech). Core expertise linked to venture building, business development, technology transfer, investor readiness, M&A and funding, with special focus in INDUSTRY, CLEANTECH and T&M (Testing & Measurement).

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Partner in Speedout Advisory. Jaime Esteban leads Speedout, a team in constant search of professional excellence keeping the good treatment of people in the center of their relationships. They transform organizations, seeking a balance between excellent execution (strategic design, corporate development, leadership, finance and investment) and disruptive exploration (corporate innovation).

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Entrepreneur and investor. Javier Megias is an executive and investor with deep experience in innovation, corporate venturing and entrepreneurship. Computer Engineer and AMP by IE (Instituto de Empresa). Several years ago he co-founded Startupxplore, one of the leading fintech startup investment platforms in Spain, and currently holds the position of Startup Program Director at a financial Spanish Foundation, where he manages the VC program and has launched several corporate venturing and startup-oriented initiatives. For the past years he has been advising and acting as a board member on several organizations, ranging from startups to corporates and VC funds. Javier has extensive experience in the fintech sector and in the management of initiatives regulated by the financial supervisor.

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ITENE´s CEO & Managing Director. PhD in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineer by Valencia Politechnic University. MBA – Master’s Degree in Economics and Management from IESE (University of Navarra) and PADE (Senior Management Program) from IESE Business School. He chaired the European Board of the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) from 2014 to 2019.

Secretary of the board

Lawyer. Founding partner at Aktion Legal Partners, a legal boutique focused on venture capital and M&A. Antonio has a wide expertise in corporate and commercial law and has been ranked among the top five of Spanish lawyers with the most venture capital transactions advised (Transactional Track Record). Also, he has been recognized by the Best Lawyers international directory. Antonio acts as a secretary of the board of numerous startups and innovative companies.