Francisco Jardim

Partner, SP Ventures

Francisco Jardim, a Co­Founder of SP Ventures, has managed the Criatec Fund ́s operation in São Paulo for the past 5 years, and is responsible for all operations conducted by Criatec in Sao Paulo state. During this period Francisco has analyzed more than 1,200 technology­ based startups and led the investment process for eight companies. He is a member of the board of directors of seven companies which represent Criatec in a range of sectors including Biotechnology, New materials, IT and Agribusiness. Before joining Criatec, he worked in wholesale banking and hedge funds, besides founding his own trading company.