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Nacho Mateo

About me

Over the past 4 years Nacho has been a key driver of the South Summit, one of the leading innovation conferences focused on Southern Europe and Latin America ecosystems where he led the Investors & Startups Area helping their Startups to connect with International Venture Capital Firms and Big Corporations.

In only five years, South Summit Startups have raised investment rounds and Strategic Partnerships valued at over 1 billion dollars.

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Head of Growth and Brand Innovation

Nacho Mateo

Nacho has a keen interest in what makes a Startup attractive to investors and how to maximize their potential.

Nacho began as a corporate lawyer, working in Tokyo at the International Law Department of the renowned Japanese Law Firm Anderson Mori & Tomotsune.

His education started with a graduate degree in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and he later obtained a Masters in Business from Waseda University (Tokyo) with the prestigious European Commission Executive Training Programme. He is fluent in both English and Japanese.

Nacho founded Nax Technologies when he was 21 years old. He is passionate about technology and he also loves surfing!