Manuel is co-founder of Big Sur Ventures. Prior to BSV he has developed his entrepreneurial career in internet and IT. From 1994 he cofounded Cinet (B2B ISP sold to Retevisión, now ONO-Vodafone), Olé, (a Cinet spinoff and first Hispanic portal sold to Telefónica. Later known as Terra), and BellMoore Consulting (Internet & Tech integration: CRM-CMS software tools). Manuel has founded and supported some key institutions of the Barcelona tech ecosystem: ESADE Investors and Entrepreneurs Club, ESADE BAN (Business Angels Network) and Business Angels (BA) School, Necotium BA School and Barcelona Tech City. Manuel has also co-edited and translated the book “Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist” authored by Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson. Manuel holds a BS in law and MBA from ESADE. He speaks Spanish, English, French and Italian.