Meet Our Team

We are a group of entrepreneurs and investors helping the region’s startup ecosystem grow and develop.

Mariano Mayer

Co-founder & Managing Partner

Main protagonist in the consolidation of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in ARG after implementing Support Models for VCs, Accelerators, Incubators and Startups for more than 100M USD during 8 years of management in Federal and City govs. In addition, he is the Founder of Marea Venture Partners

Sacha Spitz

Co-founder & Managing Partner

CoFounder & Managing Partner @YavuVentures (Top Accelerator from ARG.). With +2000 startups analyzed and +20 investments, Yavu Fund # 1 has reached 5x multiple in 36 months. In addition, Sacha is CoFounder & Former COO of the Incubator of the University of San Andrés (Top Business School from Latam).

Victoria Akerman

Principal - Portfolio Management & Investor Relations

10+ years supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Commercial advisor to the Israeli Embassy in Argentina. Leading the Scouting and Strategic Alliances in Globant Ventures (Globant's Corporate VC). Mother of two.

Pato Jutard

Co-founder & General Partner

Serial Entrepreneur. Cofounder & CTO @MURAL, has raised + 200M USD of investment and scaled the company to more than 650 employees distributed in 25 countries. MURAL is the newest Unicorn from ARG. In addtion, Pato sold ThreeMelons to Disney, and is also an angel investor in +30 startups (e.g .: Auth0, Satellogic, Tienda Nube, Agrofy).

Juan Pablo Lafosse

Co-founder & General Partner

Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and Startup Mentor. Founder & CEO TravelX @ALMUNDO, one of the most successful OTA's in LATAM. Exit in 2019 after having climbed to +1000 employees and + 500M USD GMV. Juan Pablo has also completed executive programs at Stanford University and Singularity University

Jorge Aguado

Co-founder & General Partner

Industrial Engineer. Former Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation of Argentina, responsible for the development of startups coming from R&D, portfolio of 6.000 projects and annual execution of u$S 100 M. Former General Director of Educational Technology of the City of Buenos Aires. Former Marketing Manager of Dell Technologies South of Latinamerica and IBM Software Argentina. Co-Founder of 3 technology companies in Pharma, Energy and Social Impact. + 20 years experience in technology maturity.

Sara Gandini

Investment Associate

Felipe Damonte Azpiazu

Investment Associate

Adela Buyé

Portfolio & PR PM

Bruno Migliorini

Communication PM

Sofia Mollón

Jr. Investment Analyst

Felipe Zakin

Portfolio Analyst

Past investments by our Partners

Latam VC, Latam Venture Capital, Pre Seed VC Latam, VC Latam, Early Stage VC Latam, Seed VC Latam, Venture Capital Latam

Past investments by our Partners

Pre Seed VC Latam, Early Stage VC Latam, Seed VC Latam, Venture Capital Latam, Pre Seed Venture Capital, Latam VC, Latam Venture Capital