September 28th, 2021 / Published in: Podcasts
Juan Acosta is founder of Tabella, a company on a mission to bring the world closer to God. Juan launched Tabella in 2019 and has garnered backing by venture capitalists and angels from Silicon Valley and around the world. Before launching Tabella, Juan served as the COO of Draper University, a pre-accelerator in Silicon Valley started by legendary Venture Capitalist, Tim Draper. During his time at Draper University, Juan oversaw the university’s operations and was responsible for partnering with local and state governments to build their innovation hubs through special programs and training opportunities. He also secured millions in contributions and endowments for student scholarships, created corporate and sponsorship programs, and managed the staff and training of more than 700 entrepreneurs. Juan was also instrumental in the launch of Draper U Ventures — a venture fund focused on funding early stage startups from around the world.