In BIBA Venture Partners, we believe that the collaboration between corporations and startups can create a virtuous dynamic of mutual benefit for both parties.
Our mission is to help corporates shift into agile, user-led, digital based organisations by understanding, exploring and acquiring new approaches to innovation.
- Identifying pains and addressing relevant challenges (including business, technology, organisational);
- Understanding industry and market trends;
- Developing and issuing an assessment strategy which includes specific recommendations and consistent lines of action;
- Designing, delivering and executing tailor made innovation programs.
We believe in building knowledge together. That´s why we engage in a limited number of projects each year and a full-time Partner is assigned to each customer.
Diego is a serial Entrepreneur (3 exits), Thinker, Doer and highly skilled Strategist, with several years experience in technology startups. He also sits on the Executive board of various international companies / VC's and as an Advisor. Nowadays he is working as a connector, advisor and investment strategist for several international startups, VC's / BA's and Corporates, appling his knowledge in Corporate Innovation for several lectures and advising.
International Project Manager with a proven experience in product development, fundraising and new business management.
Professional background includes collaboration from & for startups, large companies, governments, research centers, worldwide.
Passionate about start-ups & corporate innovation, my experiences have focused on supporting business growth through business strategy, fundraising, project management and product marketing.
Technology Transfer and Technology Entrepreneurship | Industrial Operations
Tech Savvy | Customer Oriented | Action biased while Analytic | Autonomous while Team Player
As a professional I'm guided by two principles: Sense of Urgency and Attention to the Detail
His career spread across different industries, including media, entertainment and marketing services, where he had several executive roles, including CEO of the Ogilvy Group in Portugal and Chief Strategy Officer of the holding GLD Partners (financial services, retail and wine production).
In 2009, he made the radical decision to leave the not-for-profit environment and started his own venture – Planno – for entrepreneurship - with a mission of getting businesses to leverage their core competencies, to drive new growth opportunities. The unique experience in social entrepreneurship has given him leverage to be different in a market place that needs change. Very results oriented & loves to use mind maps to support decisions. Broad experience in designing business models, financial models and business plans.