Founders+ Operators, Turned Investors
Beyond our capital, you can count on us for experience that can help your product grow faster and go farther. Built on experience. Rooted in data. Meet the team who delivers for you, every day.
Laura spent nearly nine years with Facebook in various roles supporting overall growth strategies. Laura led the Growth, Mobile & Partnerships team for Latin America, spearheading the Internet.org and connectivity initiatives from Silicon Valley and later Miami. Before Facebook, Laura held management roles at eBay, Siemens and Ogilvy Group.
Santiago has a broad experience leading international teams in different areas as strategic planning, marketing and sales, Production, HR, logistics, IT, R&D, Finance & administration. Before joining TheVentureCity, Santiago held top management and business development roles in leading companies in the food industry both in Europe and America.
Marie is a 2x founder and angel investor, having built Kara and Beats by Dre, which was acquired by a leading out-of-home adtech company in early 2021. This marks her second martech exit. She is also an active angel investor and startup mentor, founding member of Dreamers & Doers - a community for entrepreneurial women, and a member of several networks.
Eli is a skilled operator, building at the consumer unicorn, IPSY, from seed days. She operationalized a 300+ person frontline team, and led 0 to 1 initiatives impacting 4m+ customers. She is an expert in customer success, operations, and has experience building product and platform initiatives for rapid scale.
Maria is a venture capitalist with seven years of experience in the field. She previously worked at two funds, Nazca and Variv Capital based out of CDMX, where she focused on early-stage investments in Latin America. She also worked as head of business development for Bankaya, a Mexican fintech. Maria began her career in finance working for Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank in New York. She founded Capitelle in 2022 a financial education program for women.
Carlos is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in the tech and industrial sectors. He has previously worked with well-known companies such as Siemens and IBM. Carlos is driven by his passion for assisting founders in building and nurturing their teams. He firmly believes in the power of talent and strives to guide businesses towards success by helping them take care of their most valuable asset - their people.
Dasha has diverse management experience in tech entrepreneurship including leading operational planning and execution for Acceleration programs, scouting, mentoring, biz dev + community building. As Head of International Startups Relations in Skolkovo Innovation Center, she launched the only support program for high-tech foreign startups in Russia - Softlanding Program, attracting 234 high-tech foreign companies from 55 countries to the system. Driven to help founders succeed, Dasha passionately empowers women in tech and fosters DIE initiatives in STEAM.
Oliver is passionate about working with early stage entrepreneurs across the Americas at TheVentureCity. Prior to joining TVC, Oliver co-led DayDream Ventures, a venture capital syndicate focused on Gen Z founders. Oliver attributes his ability to connect with founders from his experience scaling a fintech SaaS startup. Oliver graduated with a BBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Very eager to learn, Alesia studied sociology and marketing in Washington, DC. Passionate about working with startups, with experience in marketing, community outreach, operations, and event coordination. Previously, she worked at LAB Miami Ventures, marketing for Tech Summits in Miami, and Operations at LLYC USA before returning to TheVentureCity.
Product leader, entrepreneur, mentor, dreamer, and father of three. Passionate about helping startups building great products. I have experience in building successful DataScience-driven products, deeply understand the Saas kitchen and monetization strategies. Before joining TheVentureCity, led the development of products as youscan.io and BlaBlaCar, and was a founder of the ed-tech startup.
Mercedes is a mathematician with wide experience in different technological companies, where she has looked at data from different areas, roles, and positions. She has been working for 10 years as freelance external consultant in EUIPO, one of the European Institutions located in Spain. In the last 6 years, she has focused her professional career on what she most likes: squeezing out all the information that data contains.
Juan Pablo Treviño
Francesca is an early stage tech investor and seasoned business development leader. She leads the pre-seed and seed vehicle. She also serves as Tech and Innovation Advisor to the Mayor of Miami-Dade County. Francesca worked at Meta building BD teams supporting 0 to 1 products including Meta's crypto project Novi/Diem, SMB payments, and connectivity efforts for Internet.org. Her last role was working out of Meta's CEO/COO office driving cross-company strategy. Before joining Facebook, Francesca served in the Obama White House.
Francesca de Quesada Covey
Computer Science Engineer with 18+ years experience developing Internet and Mobile products in emerging markets across LATAM, including Mobile Apps currently in use by millions of monthly active users and also pioneered Mobile Operator partnership Initiatives with Facebook (internet.org), Google, Deezer, and many others.
Roberto Carlos Navas
Víctor J Servin
Born and brought up in India. I moved to Madrid to pursue my Masters in Management at IE Business School. Prior to this, I have had the opportunity to explore a variety of industries. I’ve had quite a journey from studying communication and design in my undergrad to finding my passion for Venture Capital after my masters.
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