Balderton Capital, a London, UK-based venture capital firm, is expanding its investment team.
The new hires are Isabel Bescos, Cayetana Hurtado and Diane Albouy.
Isabel Bescos joins Balderton from BlaBlaCar where she was Head of Corporate Strategy. Before BlaBlaCar, she was on the management team of the technology accelerator Entrepreneur First (ef.). Bescos will focus primarily on investment activity in the UK and Germany.
Cayetana Hurtado recently completed her MBA at Columbia Business School, where she focused on venture capital and entrepreneurship. Before Columbia, she worked in the TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) M&A group of Goldman Sachs, London.
Hurtado will focus on investment activity in France and Spain.
Diane Albouy joins the investment team as Research Associate. Prior to joining Balderton Capital, Albouy spent five years working as a technology associate at Goldman Sachs London, building financial software solutions for the Fixed Income and Credit Exotics desks.