Ignacio Ibaibarriaga
Ignacio Ibaibarriaga

Ignacio is a seasoned professional in the travel and technology industries, combining his passion for both to drive innovation and growth. As the Head of Ventures and Partner at Aurea Group (aureagroup.cl), a Latin American investment group, Ignacio is dedicated to facilitating the expansion of innovative companies and ventures in the region. He is a firm believer in the potential of Latin America and the opportunities that exist within this macro area.

In addition to his role at Aurea Group, Ignacio is the founder of Trips3, a cutting-edge web3 online travel agency. Trips3 aims to revolutionize the travel experience by utilizing technology to help travelers discover new destinations, connect with local communities,and decentralize the industry. Through the conversion of travels into digital assets, Trips3 is pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the travel industry.

Ignacio's background in the travel industry is impressive, having facilitated the arrival of companies such as Booking.com, Airbnb, and Expedia to LATAM. He has also helped hundreds of hotels with their digital transformation processes, leading him to become a Commercial Director at Selina.com, one of the fastest-growing hospitality chains in the world.

For Ignacio, investing in travel is about investing in culture, experiences, and personal connections. He believes that web3 technology has a significant role to play in improving the way we explore the world and has a strong commitment to shaping the future of travel in the #Realverse”.