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I’m Jorge Sancho. A space and technology enthusiast.

Hi, I'm Jorge Sancho, a space and technology enthusiast from Spain. My passion for these fields started at a young age, and I pursued Aerospace Engineering at the Technical University of Valencia (UPV) from 2014 onwards. During my time there, I worked on several out-of-class projects with my peers and professors to gain hands-on experience.

In 2017, I participated in a competition held by the European Space Agency, which led to the birth of Stratolloon.
My co-founder Alex Caballero and I embarked on a journey of entrepreneurship, and our startup won several awards from prestigious entities such as YC Startup School, Santander Explorer, and EIT Climate-Kic.

One of our biggest achievements was developing SafeMAN, a system that uses satellite data to monitor firefighters in complex situations. SafeMAN won the same ESA contest that Stratolloon had won the previous year, making me the first person to win the Galileo Masters prize twice and the youngest to win it once.

In 2019, I completed a Master's in Startup Administration, specializing in CEO, with a grant awarded by the UPV.
The following year, my co-founder and I pivoted our company from hardware to software and focused on crop and earth monitoring using satellite data.

In 2021, we made the difficult decision to sell Stratolloon. Since then, I have been managing projects and working as a data analyst at a Spanish company while pursuing an online MBA.
I'm always on the lookout for the next project to take on.