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Founding Partner

José del Barrio

José del Barrio

José is a Founding Partner at Samaipata based in Madrid. Previously, he was the co-founder of the leading food-delivery platform in Spain, La Nevera Roja, which sold to Rocket Internet for $100 million in 2015.

José has also worked at PWC and Accenture in Strategy and M&A Advisory. Notably, he led the expansion project of a hospital in Latin America where he came across Samaipata, a valley in the middle of the Bolivian jungle, known for being a micro world, home to over 25 nationalities and the root of our values in diversity and team work. That’s where our name came from!

Outside of work, he is a happy husband and proud father of four little girls. He’s a keen tennis player and ironman athlete while at the same time, helplessly curious and constantly fascinated.


See also

Eduardo Diez-Hochleitner

Founding Partner | Chairman

Luis Garay


Alberto Cuevas

Venture Partner

Pablo Ferreras


Stephanie Chan

Investment Manager

Íñigo Laucirica

Investment Manager Southern Europe

Irene Calvo

Head of Finance

Ramiro Fernández Omedes

Head of Legal

Lucia Garcia

Head of Brand Marketing & Comms

Ernesto Matos

Platform Operations Manager

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