Ed Fernandez

Partner & Co-founder, Naiss
Board Director, Arowana,
Mentor & Advisor, Singularity University Ventures & Berkeley's Center for Technology & Entrepreneurship

Ed is a seasoned mobile industry veteran with more than two decades of experience combined. Member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a worldwide non for profit association of leaders and entrepreneurs under 45.He is Partner & Co-founder of Naiss.io, a venture capital boutique in Palo Alto, focusing on technology based start ups and early stage companies, preparing them for M&A and IPO in alternative markets. As a VC practitioner he started in 2012 as investor and venture partner in a $10MM Start Up venture fund with 12 companies in portfolio. He is board observer & advisor to some of them. At the same time, he is a faculty member at FT/IE Business School, visiting lecturer at Berkeley’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, regular contributor and analyst to CNBC and CBinsights in US, author at publishing house Plataforma Editorial.