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For this event, we have the pleasure to host Lupina Iturriaga, Co-founder & Advisor at Fintonic, to talk about fintech, leadership and her personal and entrepreneurial journey to build and grow Fintonic. Lupina, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from CUNEF (Madrid), where she earned a scholarship for academic merit. She spent some time fully dedicated to banking, first in New York and later in Madrid, where she worked for a few years in cash management and retail banking, and finally she joined IDEON, a leading company in the field of financial consultancy, as a partner.
Lupina Iturriaga has dedicated her career since a young age to becoming an expert in financial planning. She was also interested in entrepreneurship, which inspired her to found Fintonic in Spain. Throughout her professional career she has received over 20 distinctions for her work at Fintonic, including the recognition by Financial Times as one of the 15 women in Fintech you should know in Europe (2020) or the inclusion by Forbes among the 100 Most Creative People in Business (2019).