Karla is a happy Costa Rican living in Brazil, passionate about communications, sustainability, new types of money, community development and new organizational models. Co-Founder of Sustainability School and co-Author of New Money for Sustainability. Singularity University Alumni and
Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow.
Lucca is a fullstack developer with 9 years of experience building impactful software. Loves sharing his passion for Elixir and Blockchain. Co Founder of 314coins. Ethereum and EOS Blockchain evangelist. Also a fighting games fan.
Natalia is a Costa Rican agronomist and ecological economist committed to working towards sustainable development using innovative tools and concepts. She has lived, worked and studied in Mozambique, the United Kingdom and Costa Rica. She has 10 years of experience in the development of agricultural value chains, product traceability and sustainable agriculture.
Leo is an experienced fintech Software Engineer, and felt in love for EOS dApps and smart-contracts development. In the middle of this blockchain race has founded CryptosForce.com - an enterprise level blockchain donations app for SalesForce, MonsterEOS the most successful 3D game on EOS. He works now with Block.One.
Diana has worked as Global Lead in Blockchain for Accenture working with Global 1000 companies based out of Silicon Valley. She lead the team who conducted the due diligence on Ripple resulting in an investment by Accenture. Currently she is a Partner with Hard Yaka; a firm that focuses on portable identity, payments and marketplaces necessary for digital transformation and the co-Chair Silicon Valley Blockchain Society for Toronto.
Karien is an advocate for openness and supporter of social entrepreneurs. She has played various roles within Shuttleworth Foundation, facing new challenges and learning every step of the way. She now focuses on the Fellowship Program - engaging with issues of openness and social change, identifying potential investments and working closely with Fellows towards realising their vision. Karien studied business and economics at the business schools of the University of Stellenbosch and University of Cape Town.
Professor of the Institute of Economics of Unicamp, working on sustainability since his doctorate with Prof. Ignacy Sachs at Paris University in 1986. Former president and director of the Brazilian Ecological Economics Society and Co-Founder of Fundação Urbe9, focused on projects with socio-environmental impact for cities.
BeSpiral is currently being funded by Shuttleworth Foundation a social investor that provides funding to dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change.
BeSpiral was also selected as one of the startups at Singularity University Ventures Incubator in 2017, the first and only program dedicated to startups leveraging exponentially accelerating technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.
BeSpiral is a strategic collaborator of Dinero&Valores