Alvaro Alvarez del Rio (Investment Director)

Alvaro is a Director at Swordfish Investments, where he leads venture capital investments. While at Swordfish, he co-founded the venture capital practice. Alvaro sits on the Board of Winko Games and HoneyCo and is an observer at Koyoki. Over the last 5 years, Alvaro has made over 40 seed investments in the spaces of mobile games, consumer services and technology enablers, with exits including Supercell and Nexmo. Alvaro is also an angel investor and advisor to technology companies. 

Prior to joining Swordfish in January 2011, Alvaro was an investor in southern Europe with Strategic Value Partners. Prior to that, he was an analyst at Goldman Sachs and completed the Graduate Programme at UBS in London. Alvaro studied Business Administration at Deusto University, Spain, and International Business at NHH in Bergen, Norway.