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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

Andrea Finnegan

Operating Partner - Customer Experience

Luis Garay


Maria Fosarello

Operating Partner - Growth | Marketing

Lee Clancy

Operating Partner - Product-Led Growth

Julien Simon

Operating Partner - Tech | AI/ML

Nadini Sathiyarajan

Operating Partner - Communications & PR

Emmanuel Martin-Chave

Operating Partner - Data | Reporting

Stephan Lagraulet

Operating Partner - Tech

Laura Rueda

Operating Partner - Product

Paulo Rodriguez

Operating Partner - SaaS | B2B S. Engineering

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