Laura Moreno Lucas

Laura Moreno Lucas is a Latina entrepreneur who launched Pandocap, a financial media company built around her past experience in the capital markets. Pandocap focuses on distilling market complexities into easy-to-understand information and provide customized pre-IPO guidance and market development specializing in ESG.

Formerly at Nasdaq as Managing Director for New Listings & Capital Markets, Laura helped companies and entrepreneurs navigate from private to public markets. Laura was directly responsible for multiple high-profile IPOs including Beyond Meat, Lyft, The RealReal, and Airbnb. These IPOs garnered success and accolades from the service offerings she developed and provided.

Prior to Nasdaq, she was a top sales executive at Salesforce, and her background includes 10+ years at other financial firms including TD Ameritrade and Sungard.

Between finance and tech roles, Laura founded Ladada, one of the first startup fashion subscription services that featured emerging new designers.

Laura serves as an advisor to 500 Startups, Fulcrum Ventures, and a published co-author of the newly released book ”Hispanic Stars Rising”.

Laura has a Bachelors in Criminal Law from California State University, Sacramento. She lives in San Francisco with her husband Brian Lucas and daughter Adriana Lucas.

She is available for speaking engagement, board appointments, and moderating panel opportunities.