Co-Founder & Co-GP Origen Ventures Fund, Founder & CEO Seed&Click
Juan Alvarez de Lara, Co-founder and Co-general Partner of Origen Ventures Fund, Founder and CEO of Seed&Click, with over 20 years of experience in national and international financial management responsibilities .
Origen Ventures Fund is a tech transfer fund (20 MM€, hard cap 30 MM€) specialized in funding spin offs launched from universities, research centers, scientific and technological Parks in KETS sectors ( nano Technology, micro & nano electronic, photonic, Advanced materials, industrial biotechnology, Advanced manufacturing Systems)
He is also CEO and Founder of Seed&Click, a company with four business units : Seed&Click Funding, managing investors networks with more than 100 investors investing in seed and startup phase (one of this angel network is the first women angel network of Spain,SWAN) ; Seed&Click Events, organizing events to promote investor/entrepreneur ecosystem (ISport Forum, PrimaveraPro StartUps, 080 Barcelona Fashion Investor Day, Arts Lab Temporada Alta, Entrepreneurship Awards for the Caja de Ingenieros Foundation,4YFN Awards initiative of Mobile World Congress, Nautic Tech and conferences);Seed&Click Academy, to train Business Angels and entrepreneurs; Seed&Click Inno Ventures, assessment in innovation for mid and big companies.
He is also Board Member of EBAN ( The European trade Association for BA’s, Seed Funds and Early Stage Market Players) , Vice President of AEBAN (Spanish Association of Business Angels), Founder and Member of the Board of Directors of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Barcelona,board member of AED (Spanish Association of Director), board member and founder of French Tech Barcelona , Advisor of funds mVenturesBCN and Invergy B. Side. He is Investor and Advisor in companies. He studied Business Administration (UB), Master in Financial Advisory (UB), Diploma in Quantitative Finance (UPC), Master of International Business (UPF), Diploma in Corporate Finance and PMD from ESADE and Diploma in Private Equity & Venture Capital from Luigi Bocconi.Diploma in Private Equity & Venture Capital in Harvard Business School.Diploma ‘From Director to board member’, Board membre School (IESE) .
Professor at Toulouse Business School, UPF and ESADE Business School in Alternative Finance and Entrepreneurship, and been involved in more than 150 events as keynote speaker, panelist, jury, workshops ( EBAN Congress 2017, Euromed Capital, Vivatech, 4YFN Tel Aviv, 4YFN Shanghai, 4YFN San Francisco, 4YFN Barcelona, ACA Annual Congress 2017 in San Francisco, Mazars Annual Congress , French Tech Barcelona launching event, Venture Finance in Arab World/Accelerating Arab Startups (Morocco), Main Conference (Egypt) …)