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Marissa has been recognized by MIT as one of the most innovative people in Latam under 35. She is an Echoing Green Fellow and a National Geographic explorer.

Marissa has a Bachelor’s degree in energy and process engineering from the Technical University of Berlin and holds a master’s degree in sustainability management from Columbia University.

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Marissa Cuevas

Founder & CEO

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Raúl de Córdova
Head of Operations

Former executive of PepsiCo+15 yrs of experience leading production facilities

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David Celdrán
Chief Science Officer

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David holds a Ph.D. in marine ecology from the University of Murcia, Spain, and a Post-doctorate in marine biology and biological oceanography from the UNAM in México. For over 12 years, David has worked as a consultant for symbiotic aquaculture projects throughout the world giving him an exceptional aquaculture network and positioning him as an international aquaculture specialist.

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Madeleine de Ville
Business Developer


Growth Product specialist


MSc Finance

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Arnaldo Sánchez
Hardware Developer

Armando León
Field Scientist

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Ana Lucía Alonso
Farm Relations Manager 

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MicroTERRA: Feeding the World While Cleaning Water
We spoke with MicroTERRA Co-founder & CEO Marissa Cuevas to gain insight into her technology and motivation in building her startup.
31 Global Foodtechs to Watch
The Global Private Capital Association profiled 31 venture-backed foodtech startups developing alternate sources of animal protein across Southeast Asia, India, China, Latin America, Africa, and Central & Eastern Europe.
The SOSV Climate Tech 100
The SOSV Climate Tech 100 marks the first time we’ve analyzed our 1,000 company portfolio to present our top climate tech investments.
Creating a Circular Economy in Aqua-Farming (w/ Marissa Cuevas Flores)
In this week’s episode, I talk with Marissa, CEO & Founder of microTERRA a Mexico-based for-profit, biotech company that transforms wastewater into a functional and nutritional ingredient for the plant-based food industry.
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