CAPITANA VENTURE PARTNERS
Capitana Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specialized in investing in early stage (Seed and Series A) companies with high growth potential and international scope.
Seeking for committed entrepreneurs to build something big and exciting together, we enjoy actively supporting our partners and portfolio with our experience and network.
Capitana Venture Partners investment approach is based on the following principles:
We support people and their ideas, building lasting long-term relationships.
We are independent and commit significant investment in our portfolio.
We actively work with our subsidiaries contributing our network and experience in: business management, buildups and late-stage funding.
We aim to achieve relevant but minority shareholdings.
Capitana Venture Partners seeks technology driven companies and/or with innovative business models, high growth potential (scalability) and international scope.
Stage: initial and growth phase (Seed and Series A). Projects with a product commercially tested.
Large Target Market Size. Companies developing a product or solution that can disrupt an established industry or meet new needs globally demanded.
Initial investment range between 200,000 € and 500,000 € with the possibility of follow on investments.
Geography: Spain and Western Europe (Germany, France, Italy and the UK).
Internationally scalable business model.
Outstanding and committed management team (full-time).
Juan Filiberto Martínez
Juan Filiberto has over 12 years of professional experience in Venture Capital and Corporate Finance. Currently he is a business angel in technology and Internet projects and investment director at Capitana Venture Partners.
Prior to joining CVP, Juan Filiberto was director of Eolia Renovables SCR, SA, European private equity specialized in renewable energy with more than €1,000 M in assets under management, and Nmas1 Capital Empresarial, growth capital vehicle with an equity commitment of €125 M.
Asier has an extensive career in investment banking and capital markets. Currently he is a business angel in technology and Internet projects and director of corporate development and investor relations at Capitana Venture Partners.
Before joining CVP, Asier held various positions of responsibility in London at Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital.
Miguel spent most of his career at Arthur Andersen and Garrigues where he occupied the position of managing partner.
Currently he is a director and advisor to several firms related to Internet, Innovation and New Technologies and business angel in different projects.
Raúl spent most of his career at Arthur Andersen (later Deloitte) where he became a member of its Executive Committee and Chairman of its corporate finance division, Alpha Corporate. Afterwards, he became corporate director at FCC and head of transaction advisory services at Ernst & Young.
Currently, he is a director and investor in different companies and partner in Acorde Corporate.
Entrepreneur and executive with over 25 years experience developing entrepreneurial projects. Leading investor in technology projects and other sectors.
Alfredo is the founder of Farmaconsulting Transacciones, leading wealth management advisor to pharmacists in Spain and chairman of Gualestri Cartera Sicav SA.
Vicente is an entrepreneur with a long professional career. Founder of Qualytel Teleservices, a company acquired in 2008 by the German group Bertelsmann.
Currently he is founder and director of Alta Fit, one of the largest chains of fitness clubs in Spain, and business angel in several technology projects in Spain and the US.
Juan Filiberto Martínez
CEO of Parclick
Investment date: 2016
International presence: Spain France, Italy and Portugal
Parclick is the leading European online booking platform for parking spaces., with more than 1,000 associated parkings located in cities, train stations and airports.
Parclick has a relevant market share in Spain, France, Italy and Portugal and is expanding its business into Germany and the Netherlands.
Parclick's platfom enables drivers to book in a great number of car parks with significant savings and parking operators to optimize their occupancy levels.
"Capitana Venture Partners team has surprised us by their enthusiasm and dedication. Not only they are opening doors in the sector but also rolling up their sleeves and supporting us with the internationalization process of the company. Capitana has played a key role in the acquisition of our main competitor in France. I guess it's the closest thing to Smart Money ."
Ángel Esteban Soto
CEO of Restb.ai
Sector: Computer Vision
Investment date: 2017
Restb.ai is an artificial vision company that has developed different image recognition models based on artificial intelligence (neural networks).
Restb.ai technology effectively automates any image recognition task that a business may need (eg classifying and identifying specific objects within images), demanding high reliability and high accuracy in response. Its specialized technology offers results superior to those obtained by the generalist solutions of large technology companies (eg Amazon, Google, etc.)
Currently this technology is being applied in online companies dealing with a large volume of images in the real estate, automotive and marketplace sectors and has been successfully validated by leading portals from the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific.
"We were amazed at the speed of Capitana Venture Partners when it came to understanding our technology and its potential. They became involved with us from the beginning leading our first round of funding and facilitating the entry of other professional investors ."
Año de inversión: 2017
Pangea is an omnicanal travel agency (physical and online) that was established with the aim of revolutionizing a sector that had not evolved much so far.
Pangea has a mega store in Madrid of more than 1,500 m2 that includes coffee shop, specialized bookstore and thematic commercial areas with advisors specialized in each destination. This specialized advice service offered by Pangea, together with its differential product range, has allowed it to surpass the figure of 9 million euros of sales in its first year of life.
Pangea has welcomed new investors to replicate its successful business model by opening new stores in different cities and reinforcing its online business strategy.
“We are delighted that Capitana Venture Partners team has joined our project and we are convinced they will contribute positively to the expansion of Pangea helping us to improve our processes and strengthen our online strategy.”
CAPITANA VENTURE PARTNERS
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