Carlos Trenchs

Co-Founder and MD, Aldea Ventures

Carlos  Trenchs

Speaker Bio


Carlos has been working in the venture capital industry since 2004. He is the co-founder and managing partner of Aldea Ventures, an independent venture capital platform manager targeting the next-generation of venture capital firms in Europe.

Prior to launching Aldea he spent 16 years at CaixaBank Group. He led Caixa Capital Risc, the venture capital division of this Spanish financial institution, until 2017. After that he launched dayone, the banking service for both start-ups and investors with 5 offices in Iberia.  Before joining CaixaBank Group he worked with several start-ups and created an internet incubator.

Carlos is a part-time faculty member at Esade Business School and board member at Barcelona Tech City, where he is highly committed to support the innovation economy in Europe from Barcelona, his town home.

He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Barcelona and an MBA from Esade and NYU.