insights 2016

Karel Escobar

CEO, Tetuan Valley


CEO of Tetuan Valley, the first pre-accelerator program in Europe. Karel has run more than 14 programs of accelerator in the past programs, including is world-known Startup School in Madrid and cities across Europe. Karel has a strong focus on business development, entrepreneurship and sales.

Karel has carried out more than 12 acceleration programs in Madrid and around Spain, as well as several entrepreneurship programs in universities and with corporations. He’s a coordinator for the European Commission’s WELCOME program and has collaborated with many innovation departments at universities. He has recently acted as a mentor at Business Schools, spanish corporations in intrapreneurs programs.