Combining institutional know-how, hands-on management, entrepreneurial innovation and professional investment experience
SPiCE’s management team has been involved in hundreds of tech funding rounds totalling billions of dollars; as entrepreneurs, investors, and executives.
CIO at Capital One, CIO at Bank of America; COO at BondDesk; CTO & Head of New Businesses at 888;
Founder SPiCE VC, Securitize; Founder and CEO (Navion, Exactor, Yallo);
Over a decade of early stage investing and board membership (Humavox, 365Scores, Zoomd, Jobookit, Focalinfo, etc.)
CEO of Telefonica R&D, CEO New Business and Innovation Telefonica Digital, CEO Extensis, CEO Lizardtech, CEO Celartem;
Founder Wayra, Sling Ventures, Dubai Angel Investors, SPiCE VC, Securitize
Venture partner at THCAP and an early stage investor (Startupxplorer, Novicap, Blinkfire, Chicfy, Ulabox, etc.)
Dr. Rene Eichenberger founded Crossbow Ventures (a $200 m AUM VC fund), as well as a founder and CEO of Horizon21 (over $10 bn in assets). In addition, he was the Founder and Managing Partner of ClearSky – now with $1 bn AUM in partnership with Nextera, the largest US utility. Rene was a founding shareholder at Sargon Capital with $65 bn AUM. He was a Partner at Sterling Ventures and the Vice Chairman Acron AG (leading Real Estate investment company).
A Stanford business school grad, he founded Pulse Evolution (now FUBO - market cap $1bn).
SPiCE is honored to have some of the world's leading tech and blockchain experts as our advisors:
Eyal is a pioneer, visionary, and passionate advocate of the blockchain movement. Eyal is a co-founder and the architect of Bancor, the token liquidity protocol (used by SPiCE VC), which raised $150M in a token sale to develop the Bancor platform. Prior to Bancor Eyal was the co-founder and president of MetaCafe, the video sharing platform.
Loic Le Meur
Named one of "Europe's Tech25" by the WSJ, Loic co-founded Le-Web, one of the largest European tech events. He is a serial entrepreneur currently working on his new startup Leade.rs, after he founded and sold 4 startups. He is also an active business angel who invested in companies such as LinkedIn, Evernote and Lending Club.
Julie is a leading backer of entrepreneurs in Europe (over $1Bn in transactions). She was the founder of Ariadne, and is the CEO and co-founder of VIP. A former INSEAD Board Director, Julie also received an honorary PhD in Applied Economics from Warwick University. Julie is a World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow.