Jorge is a successful businessman with more than 40 years of experience; has a great understanding of the entrepreneurial and venture capital ecosystem. He is an innovator in the software industry, since at just 14 years old he developed his first program for the family business, and later over time, he managed to turn it around, positioning it as a multinational company thanks to his software solutions. He has been the director of the consulting firm G2 Consultores for eleven years, where thanks to his experience he has managed to form a robust and prestigious firm where more than 200 SMEs have been served, mainly with a high impact and scaling profile and whose advice has had a positive result. Naturally, Jorge became a General Partner of G2 Momentum Capital; Faced with the immanent need to support startups that required capital raising, he started as an angel investor and later created this private investment fund with a second partner, whose objective is to find passionate and talented partners who have an innovative and disruptive business proposal. . Jorge seeks above all to create synergy and join efforts with large enterprises to help them scale and consolidate their companies. He is a born leader, has an innovative and futuristic vision, as well as an impeccable criterion when it comes to shaping the investment portfolio. Today it has launched another line of business focused on Corporate Venture Capital. Jorge has a degree in Accounting from La Salle University, and is a graduate of the Pan-American Institute of Senior Management IPADE. In addition, he was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2002 and awarded the Grand Order of National Honor for Author’s Merit in 2005. He has a remarkable portfolio of startups such as Sky Alert, Cacaopaycard, Kubo Financiero, School Control, Albo, Azucena, Swap, among others. And it is close to launching the Cacao G2 Fintech Fund investment fund with Cacao PayCard.
Jorge Marcos is Head of Innovation at Renfe, the leading railway operator in Spain. He has launched TrenLab, the innovation hub from Renfe that boosts the best startups and projects in mobility, transportation and logistics. Jorge is an expert in innovation and management of technological products. Before Renfe, he has developed his professional career in big companies like Nokia, working in sales and marketing of telecom network equipment, and in tech startups leading the development and market launch of innovative products internationally. Jorge is Executive MBA and holds a MSc in Telecom Engineering.
Responsible for design, setting up and consolidation of Entrepreneurship and Business Development activity. Present activity focus includes the promotion of entrepreneurship at UC3M Campus, awareness and experience learning offer among university students, spinoff creation and technology based start-ups development and scaling up support services provision. Before joining the Science Park in 2002, I have worked as a consultant for both private and public sector in national and international entities. Relevant topics: Regional and National systems of innovation, international S&T cooperation, Technology Foresight and Technology Watch, and Innovation Policies.
Founder of the startup ICARUS Drone Systems specialized in operations with unmanned aerial equipment for industrial inspection, construction, agriculture and emergencies. Engineer and member of the IEEE Student Branch of the University of Zaragoza and YP Spain.