Mr. Stephan Morais
Board Member

Stephan Morais is an Executive Director at Caixa Capital, the Private Equity and Venture Capital fund management company of Caixa Geral de Depósitos with funds over 700 Million Euros, where he leads Venture Capital and co-leads Private Equity investments. With a diversified background as an investment banker, consultant, entrepreneur and CEO, he has lived in 8 countries and 4 continents over the last 18 years. He is a non-Executive Director and Advisor to numerous innovative companies and member of Investment Committees of several VC and PE funds. He is the former Chairman of the European Venture Finance Network, which gathers 27bn Euros from several major European fund managers. Appointed as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2010, he holds a degree in Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon), and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Sectors of Personal Expertise: Energy, Clean Technology, Environment / ICT / Life Sciences / Financial Tech

portugal /  iberia /  venture capital /  private equity /  growth

  Caixa Capital
Lisbon, Portugal

Private Equity and Venture Capital arm of Portuguese Banking Group Caixa Geral de Depósitos managing over 80 portfolio investments and funds above 700 M Euros

Caixa Capital is the Venture Capital and Private Equity arm of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Portugal's largest banking group with assets above 120 billion Euros. Caixa Capital is currently one of the main operators in the Portuguese market and has the capacity to intervene in all stages of the companies life cycle. Acting as the management company of five venture capital and private equity funds, with a capital of over 700 million and a portfolio of more than 80 investments, between direct investments and fund of funds activity, Caixa Capital is a reference in this area with special ties to the respective European sector associations. Caixa Capital is active at both the seed and start-up phases, in partnership with incubators, accelerators and business angels, and also participates in follow-on investment opportunities alongside major international venture funds in order to ensure adequate returns relative to the risk of its investments, contributing to the sustainable development of the Portuguese business environment. The team aims to support the global expansion of Portugal related entrepreneurs and companies and has a dedicated investment team focused on Enterprise IT, Web & Mobile , Healthtech, and Industrial & Clean Technologies.


 Organisation Activities
Activity: an investor or lender / an investor or lender > bank (loan) / an investor or lender > institutional investors
Technology Sectors: agriculture / food & beverages / ict / life sciences / medtech / energy, clean technology, environment / machinery/electrical equipment / space & defense, aeronautics, automotive / industrial products, materials & nanotech / other technology sector / financial tech / digital health
Geographic: america / europe / portugal