Founder at Waterfront Ventures
Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor
Juan began his career at Citigroup, working in SME Finance in Mexico. He then moved into wholesale microfinance. After completing MBA at Cranfield, he spent a year as part of the Momentum Programme, at Prudential Plc.
In 2012, Juan launched StudentFunder.com, one of the first P2P lenders financing masters and professional courses in the UK. The company made waves and won over 10 national awards. In late 2015 government announced comprehensive finance for masters courses and in early 2016, the company ceased operating.
Juan enjoys supporting entrepreneurs from concept stage through Series A and has a keen interest in financial inclusion.