Founder flywire, founder and CEO barrio La Pinada
Iker Marcaide
Founder flywire, founder and CEO barrio La Pinada
Founder of Zubi Labs - Iker focuses on co-founding impact ventures that seek to create financial, social, environmental value. His most recent venture is Barrio La Pinada, an innovative eco-town in Valencia which is currently being co-designed by its +1200 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 (300 employees, $43M VC funding, $3bn in yearly volume). Iker holds a MS in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, a MS Operations Management from the MIT School of Engineering and a MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management where he was a 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.