About Luis Berga
Luis Berga, Associate
With a background in finance and entrepreneurship, Luis has developed a unique perspective on startup companies as he’s been founder/operator, investor, coach, and consultant.
Prior to SmartMoney Startups, Luis was an Associate at StartupRunner Capital, an early-stage VC, where he conducted due diligence on hundreds of potential investments. He conducted similar due diligence as a Senior Associate at the Austin Technology Incubator’s Bio/Health Sciences Group, where he focused exclusively on life science and healthcare related technologies being spunout of UT Austin’s research labs.
Before working in venture capital, Luis served as Business Associate at Techstars, working directly with the companies in Techstars’ Austin program achieve their business milestones and prepare for Demo Day, a pitch event attended by some of the best known investors from around the world.
Prior to Techstars, Luis was an Associate at Cabrillo Advisors, a boutique financial services firm, focused on M&A and business valuations.
Luis is also a co-founder of Music Meets Video, a music tech startup based in Austin, Texas and has his MBA from the McCombs School of Business in UT Austin.
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