Roberto has focused on sourcing, executing, and managing PE and VC investments in multiple geographies, since 1995. In 2011 he formed BetaAngels, an investor group formed by accomplished company builders and professional investors, currently active in Europe, Israel and the US. Earlier, In 2002, he co-founded Spain VC firm Adara Ventures, serving as one of its Managing Partners until 2010. Active BetaAngels investments include Corephotonics (Tel Aviv), UniSpectral (Tel Aviv), DogBuddy (London/Barcelona), Clover Food Lab (Boston), Lexington Medical (Boston), Fetcher.ai (NYC).
Roberto is a graduate of Dartmouth College (BA Computer Science with Summa Cum Laudehonors) and Harvard University (MBA). He started his professional career with McKinsey & Co. in Madrid, from where he was recruited as CEO of Jumbo Comercial, a food retail operation, where he led the company’s successful repositioning and divestiture to Auchan.
A citizen of Panama and Spain, Roberto is a proud father of 3, has been an active member of YPO since 1992 and does his best to maintain a single-digit golf handicap.
Adara Venture Partners
Grupo Entreposto /Jumbo Comercial
Harvard MBA / Dartmouth BA