Yolanda Perez

Director, BStartup Banco Sabadell

Yolanda Perez

Speaker Bio

Yolanda Pérez has been the director of BStartup since 2013. BStartup is Banco Sabadell’s

division aimed at supporting startups and scale ups and the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem,

with specialised banking services, seed capital investment and collaborative innovation.

Before joining Banco Sabadell, Yolanda Pérez had worked for more than 15 years in various

public and private initiatives that supported the creation of companies. For the most part, she

worked in various roles at Barcelona Activa and the Local Development Agency of the

Barcelona City Council, where she promoted and ran programmes for innovative companies

(incubators, technology parks, programmes for financing, growth, internationalisation,

funding, business cooperation, etc.).

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Law, a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Pompeu Fabra

University and the Johns Hopkins University, and has taken several courses on business

creation, growth and investment.