Founder @ Zubi Labs & La Pinada
Iker Marcaide Founder of Zubi Labs – Iker focuses on co-founding impact ventures that seek a triple bottom line (financial, social, environmental). His most recent venture is Barrio La Pinada, an innovative eco-town in Valencia which is currently being co-designed by its future residents.
Previously he also co-founded Imagine Montessori School, a school for children focused on personalized education and in 2009 founded peerTransfer (aka flywire), today the leading provider of international payments in the education industry (400 employees, $143M VC funding, $5bn in yearly volume) and “Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups in 2018. Iker holds an MS in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, an MS Operations Management from the MIT School of Engineering and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management where he was an LGO Fellow and Caja Madrid Foundation Scholar. Iker was selected as a TR35, is a frequent speaker at entrepreneurship and technology events, and he is a trustee to various Foundations.