Juliana Garaizar

Juliana is the Houston Angel Network Managing Director and a Kauffman Fellow. Juliana was the Manager of the Sophia Business Angels network in the French Riviera (EBAN’s Best European Angel Network in 2010) and of Antipolis Innovation Campus, the Business Innovation Centre in Sophia Antipolis, as well as Project Manager of several International Projects funded by the European Commission.

Previously, Juliana worked for 5 years in Singapore: first as an international trade consultant for the Trade Commission of Spain in a broad range of industry sectors and then as a Project Manager for the Asia Technology Office of Citigroup, leading projects both at national and international level.

Juliana obtained an MBA at the London Business School, specializing in Entrepreneurship and the EBN Euroleaders Award for Fast Track Access To Early Stage Finance in 2008. Juliana is President of one of Sophia Business Angels sidecar funds SBA ISF Holding and Expert Committee Member of Succes Europe (EBAN’s Best European Early Stage Fund 2010) as well as International Founding Member of Istanbul’s Galata Business Angels.