UCL School of Management

Itxaso Del Palacio Aguirre

Teaching Fellow

Biography

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

Itxaso is also the Investment Partner for Microsoft Ventures in Europe. At MS Ventures, she is investing in Series A-C of companies with disruptive technologies in AI and ML, big data and analytics, Business SaaS, Cloud Infraestructure, productivity and communications, and security among others.

For more than 10 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.