VC Expert – Javier Megias

CEO & co-founder at Startupxplore and President of AsociaciĆ³n Valenciana de Startups

Javier Megias is an entrepreneur and investor passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of Startupxplore (, the Digital VC that helps unexperienced and time-savvy investors to diversify their portfolio by co-investing with top-level investors with a proven track record on startup investment. For the past 5 years he has been advising and acting as a board member on several organizations, ranging from startups and VC funds to institutions like the European Commission. He is also an active business angel investor, has co-authored the Spain Startup Manifesto and is member of the Big Ban board, the largest independent angel investor network in Spain. He acts as an angel investor since 2007, and has several well-known startups in his portfolio, like Chicisimo, Citibox or Glassy. Javier also writes on the blog, winner of the 2011 award to the best business Spanish-speaking blog of the world.