João is the co-founder of Urbvan, and together with an amazing team, they’re building a network based on people’s needs in urban areas.
João studied Economics at the NOVA School of Business & Economics in Portugal, his home country. At age 20, he went to Sao Tome and Principe (Africa) to start a microcredit program to create a fund that would support local entrepreneurs. Later on, he received his Masters in Strategic Marketing at Cranfield Business School (United Kingdom).
Before starting Urbvan, João worked in the sales team of MARS Portugal, in the global Marketing team of Unilever, led the Marketing team in LatAm for the biggest Business Unit in Linio and was part of the founding team of Mercadoni.