Stephan Morais

Stephan Morais

Entrepreneurship Expert


Stephan Morais is the founder and Managing General Partner of Indico Capital Partners, a leading venture capital firm based in Portugal.

He was formerly an Executive Board Member at Caixa Capital, the Private Equity and Venture Capital fund management company of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, with a potential 700 Million Euros under management. There, he led Venture Capital and co-led Private Equity investments. While at Caixa Capital, Stephan led the most relevant international investment rounds of Portuguese technology companies. He has been a Non-Executive Director and Independent Board Advisor in numerous companies. 

With a diversified background as an investment banker, consultant, entrepreneur and CEO, Stephan has lived in eight countries and four continents over the last 21 years. He is also an Advisor to the European Commissioner of Science and Innovation, Past Chairman of the European Venture Finance Network and Past Board Member of the European Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, and Board Member of the International Venture Club. 

Appointed as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2010, Stephan holds a degree in Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon), and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English and French.

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