Itxaso del Palacio – LEP Partners – VC
We all get her name wrong, takes years and years to even have a clue. Just make up any name you can think of an mumble when you meet her…we all do:)
If you just type her first name into Google image search you get a pile of images of her…that is how ODD the name is.
So what does the name mean? Basque name – that odd place not warm enough to be Spain and not got enough good wine to be France. Back to the meaning – She enjoys fantasizing, dreams of escape and loves to travel, something of a bohemian at heart
She did a Phd and had some connection to Newcastle so it must be a good Phd. Obviously with that connection Spanish (??) and Newcastle she has become a football mad and here is a picture of her old boyfriend’s stomach
Itxas is VP at Lepe Partnerso, Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship for University College London, Kauffman Fellow (Class 18) at Society of Kauffman Fellows and also RPM Instructor (Spinning) at Virgin Active in London. Her personal interests is in startups in the health and fitness industry. Itxas is fascinated by the potential of the wearable devices for collecting data and the overlap with health and fitness. She tries to stay connected to accelerators such as Nike Accelerator and the Wearable World, and she learns about every other new gadget and product coming out of them. Studied at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Berkeley College, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, ESADE Business & Law School, Real Colegio Complutense-Harvard University and Universitat Ramon Llull-La Salle. Itxaso likes running, cycling outdoors and indoors (spinning), dancing, traveling, socializing.