Itxaso Del Palacio is a Partner at Notion, a leading European B2B SaaS focused VC which has invested in companies such as GoCardless, CurrencyCloud, TradeShift and Unbabel among others. Prior to that, Itxaso was the Investment Partner for M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures) in Europe. Some of the most recent investments led by Itxaso include Yulife (new life insurance provider), Cobee (benefit management platform), ForestAdmin (admin panel framework), Onfido (identity verification platform), Unbabel (Machine Translation solution) and Beamery (CRM of recruitment).
On the academic side, Itxaso is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship at the UCL School of Management. For the past nine years, Itxaso has taught entrepreneurship at UCL, Imperial College and the Royal College of Arts in London. She is passionate about helping entrepreneurs at universities build their businesses.
By background, Itxaso is an engineer with a PhD in entrepreneurship and venture capital.