UCL School of Management

Itxaso Del Palacio Aguirre

Associate Professor (Education)


Itxaso del Palacio is a Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship at UCL. She is responsible for the Entrepreneurial Finance course module and she also supervises dissertations of the MSc Entrepreneurship. 

Itxaso is a Partner at Notion Capital in London which is investing in software companies with disruptive technologies in AI and ML, big data and analytics, Business SaaS, Cloud Infrastructure, productivity and communications, and security among others. Prior to that, Itxaso was a Partner at M12 (Microsoft’s venture arm) and for over a decade she has been investing in software companies in Europe. 

For more than 15 years, Itxaso has worked with startups in London, Silicon Valley, Spain and Latin America. She holds a prestigious Kauffman Fellowship and is very well connected to the global network of fellow investors. Itxaso is an engineer by background and holds a PhD in entrepreneurship.