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About Us

South Summit is the Leading Innovation Global Platform focused on business opportunities and disruptive trends, that gathers together the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Las Ventas

The beginnings

In 2012 Spain Startup, together with IE Business School, saw opportunities for entrepreneurs at a time when the crisis had hit hard. We believed that entrepreneurs would be the driving force to a revived economy. With this belief, we created a platform to help showcase the best startup talent and creativity from the South to the rest of the world, where handshakes and introductions are quickly transformed into deals on the table.

La N@ve

Where innovation meets business

We are living in interesting times. The world is changing at a rapid pace. Political, social, technological, financial instability is all around and, while opportunity surrounds us, not everyone is able to seize it. We are the leading Innovation Global Platform which connects top innovators from Southern Europe and Latin America to the world´s most powerful investors, and corporations, who are.

650+

Investors

$34000M+

Under management

3500+

Participating Startups

$1.4B+

raised by finalists

Team

María Benjumea

María Benjumea

Founder & CEO

María Benjumea

Founder & CEO

Chloe Alarcón

Chloe Alarcón

Head of Event Production

Chloe Alarcón

Head of Event Production

Cristina Martorell

Cristina Martorell

Head of Innovation Programs

Cristina Martorell

Head of Innovation Programs

Asis Mortera

Asis Mortera

Head of Protocol & Social Events

Asis Mortera

Head of Protocol & Social Events

Valerie Drasche-Wartinberg

Valerie Drasche-Wartinberg

Head of Program

Valerie Drasche-Wartinberg

Head of Program

María Lada

María Lada

Head of Startups

María Lada

Head of Startups

Clara Ricaurte

Clara Ricaurte

Business Development Manager

Clara Ricaurte

Business Development Manager

Antonela Bailetti

Antonela Bailetti

International Business Developer

Antonela Bailetti

International Business Developer

José Camacho

José Camacho

IT Manager

 

José Camacho

José Camacho

IT Manager

Ana Garrido

Ana Garrido

Office Manager

Ana Garrido

Office Manager

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