Ms. Elena Rico i Vilar serves as Investment Director at Caixa Capital Risc. She is also an Angel Investor. Previously she served as Project Manager at Digital Legends and prior to that she served as Coordinator at Entrepreneurship Area - La Salle. She holds Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Universitat Ramon Llull and MBA from La Salle University. Elena is Director of Operations at Caixa Capital Risc, the venture capital arm of "la Caixa" group (the leading financial group in Spain, in banking and insurance). She manages seven venture capital funds worth over 150 million euro, for investment in innovative start-ups with high growth potential. Elena has over 10 years' experience in analysing start-up investment opportunities both at Caixa Capital, and previously, as head of business creation at the TechNova Innovation Park.