Mentors

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Ecommerce, Negotiation

PEDRO PINEDA

Pedro is an entrepreneur besides of geophysicist, astronomer and industrial engineer who succeed with Urbania. Mentor at Stanford Ignite Program, professor for five years at Universidad de Chile and angel investor.

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Legal, Financing

CRISTOBAL SILVA

Cristobal is a Managing partner @Fen Ventures. Cristobal is Professor of the course “Protection and Innovation Funding” at the Universidad Católica, director and co-founder of Idealis Legal Recruiting and director @Crisis Management Latin America S.A.

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Operations, Marketing, General Advice

BETH FERREIRA

Beth is an investor, entrepreneur, advisor and board member. She is currently Managing Partner at WME Ventures. Prior to that she was Chief Operating Office @Fab, VP Finance and Operations @Etsy.

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Fundraising, Strategy, Product-Market Fit

MANISH SINGHAL

Manish is a technology engineer, people business leader and board member. He co-founded LetsVenture.com. Previously country manager @Sling Media in India and worked @Sling Media, @Ittiam Systems and @Motorola. Founder-mentor of “Women Entrepreneur Quest” and angel investor.

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User Acquisition, Scale, Bootstraping, General Advice

PAOLO COLONNELLO

Paolo Colonnello is CEO and founder of Blue Company. One of the Blue Company’s top projects is Bigloo nominated by Stanford University as one of the top 250 most promising companies. Founding member of the Chilean Entrepreneur Association (ASECH).

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Finance, Fundraising

ALICIA ROBB

Alicia is a Senior Fellow with the Kauffman Foundation, Founder of the Foundation For Sustainable Development; Founder and CEO of Next Wave Ventures. Angel Investor and Mentor.

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Fundraising, Sales, Marketing, Team Building, Intellectual Property

MARCELO DIAZ BOWEN

Marcelo is General Partner @InverSurCapital, advisor @IbtikarFund (Palestine) and a serial entrepreneur (8 companies). Former CEO @IncubaUC and President of ChileIncuba.

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User Acquisition, Negotiation, Story Building, Getting Coverage, Business Development, B2B Strategy

CAMERON PERON

SF based. Cameron advises and works with great entrepreneurs. Previously VP Marketing @RedisLabs ($28M Total Funding), VP Marketing @Newvem ($4M total funding - exited - acquired by Datapipe), and Co-Founder @AdClarity ($14M total funding).

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Business Strategy, Revenue Stream Creation, Digital Strategy, Marketing, Investment Priorities, CEO Coaching

MARIO VALLE

Mario is a pioneer in the LATAM video game industry. Director for Business Development in Emerging Markets @ Electronic Arts. He received the award “Latino Role Model 2015”. Mario is mentor of startups, angel investor and author “Manage Your Passion. Latin America 2050: One Gamer At A Time”.

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Business Strategy for Media companies

BILLY D. ALDEA-MARTINEZ

Billy is an investor and global digital media business executive. He invests in early stage adtech ventures and professional advisor for start-ups that wish scale and expand across the Americas.

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Business Development, Digital Marketing, User Acquisition, Apps and News/Media

SEBASTIAN RODRIGUEZ

Sebastian is the head for publisher platforms in LatAm + Portugal for Google. Previously, he headed Chile and Peru's Publisher relationships for Google. Sebastian has been an entrepreneur, university teacher and marketing consultant.

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Company Building

NATHAN LUSTIG

Nathan is an entrepreneur and currently managing partner @magmapartners.

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Product Launch, Web Development, Lean Startup, Agile Development

DANIEL PEREZ RADA

Daniel is an entrepreneur. He co-developed Expenews.com (2007), Zappedy (2009) and Epistemonikos (2011), a foundation in the area of health, the world's largest systematic reviews search engine.

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Communications, Team Building, Service Standards, Logistics and Delivery

PHILIP SOMERVELL

Philipp has led a number of multinational service corporations (decisions information, security, transport, supply chain) in Santiago and Buenos Aires. He later launched a ``light logistics`` startup in Santiago. He is now consultant and coach for executives in transition.

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PR, User Acquisition

JOEL ANDREN

Joel is the founder and CEO of PressFriendly (MailChimp for PR), 5X marketing lead for early stage starts. He was previously co-founder of Bitcasa, which launched at TechCrunch Disrupt.

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Engineering, Team Building, Prototyping, General Advice

CRISTIAN SEPULVEDA OLLIER

Cristián is a Software Engineering leader with experience in startups and big companies.
Current Director of Engineering @helloenvoy. Previously: senior manager @groupon, founder engineer @zappedy (acquired by @groupon).

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Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Lean Strategy, Business Cases

ANDRES QUEZADA

Andrés is a management consultant @McKinsey focusing in strategy, operations transformational programs for consumer goods, retail and pharma organizations. Previously he worked @Johnson & Johnson and @L'Oreal.

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Communication – Pitch, Elevator Pitch, Sales Pitch, Marketing Communication, Visual Storytelling

PIOTR BUCKI

Piotr is an investor and researcher; his work is based on cognitive psychology and communication. Co-owner @Blisstery and advisor @Tagtosell; mentor in many programs and co-wrote ``Startup Manual``.

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Product Management, Strategy, General Advice, Team Dynamics, Competitive Benchmarking

SANDRO OLIVIERI

Sandro is a Product Strategist, Business Consultant and User-Centered Design Evangelist. Previously: built AT&T’s innovation strategy, member of the EdTech accelerator and mentor in Silicon Valley.

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Company Valuation, Financial Modeling, Industry Analysis, Connections within Financial Industry

CAMERON JOYCE

Cameron manages a multi-billion dollar portfolio of companies in emerging markets for a pension fund in Chile and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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General advice, Organizational and Operations strategies

DINO BESOMI

Dino is a business consultant, currently at Finalta, a subsidiary of McKinsey. Previously: CEO at INESA ; EM at McKinsey London.

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Business development, International partnerships, General Advice

LEE ULLMANN

Lee is the Director of the MIT Sloan Latin America Office. Previously he worked as a consultant in the e-learning sector. Experience in artificial intelligence software.

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General Advice, Strategy, IT

FELIPE MATTA

Felipe is a civil and computer engineer and investor. General managing partner @Chile Ventures. He worked @Sonda as Financial Director and IT manager. Board member @AFP Modelo.

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Business Development, International Partnerships, General Advice

SUMI LIM

Sumi COO & GM Americas at a software startup, Angel Investor, Connector.

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User Acquisition, Growth-Hacking, Fundraising, General Advice

MILAN KOCH

Milan is the Director of Business Acceleration at AngelHack, mentor and financial analyst of Silicon Valley based ventures. He previously Co Founded a Start Up in Germany.

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General advice, Fund Raising, Pitching, Product Management and Strategy

JAGRUTI BHIKHA

Jagruti is an entrepreneur, speaker, investor. Previously: Talent Development and People Lead @Thoughtworks, Executive Director for Women in Tech Programs and Conference @Anita Borg Institute, Founder and Creative L&D director @Rinnovo Consulting, Software Developer and Release Engineer @Cisco Systems.

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Strategic Planning, Business Development, Go-To-Market & Pricing Strategy, General Advice

SAPNA SAINANI

Sapna is a Global Executive specialized in Strategy and Business Development. He is and expert in Transportation, Logistics and International Trade.

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Finance, Product Market Fit, Strategy, Customer Discovery, Banking, Negotiation, Fundraising

MATHIAS ROSENTHAL

Mathias is CFO @Enea, CEO @Aguas Poniente and teaches LeanLaunchpad at UDD. Mathias holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Master in Finance from UAI.

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Early Stage, IT, General Advice

FELIPE SILBERSTEIN

Felipe is a serial entrepreneur and volunteer at Endeavor. He Cofounded Rayalab, Aji Challenge, Boost World, TuExportas and Referrall.

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Product Management, Agile Development, B2B Sales & Sales Ops, SaaS Models & Metrics, Salesforce

BRIAN SWARTZ

Brian is a Product Manager @InsightSquared, the leading SaaS solution for sales and marketing analytics.

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Founding, General Advice, Taking off in US, Fundraising, Sales, Marketing

DIEGO MENDEZ

Diego is an entrepreneur and angel investor graduated from MIT. He founded Global Garden Ventures and Testable SRL Inc., is a Managing Partner @Cartonlab Inc., Partner @HigherDreams Agency. He managed MIT’s Global Startup Lab in Mexico.

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Intellectual Property, Technology Transactions, Negotiation, Corporate Law, International Business Transactions

PABLO ACEVEDO

Pablo is a Chilean attorney. Partner and co-founder of Flores y Asociados Abogados. Chair of the IP and Tech Transactions group. Over 10 years of experience focused on intellectual property, corporate law and strategic negotiation.

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Biotech, Lifesciences and technological R&D, Management, General Advise

GLORIA MALDONADO

Gloria is a Chemical Engineer with over 20 years of experience in public and private management. Former Executive Director of the Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine @PfizerChile. Previously lead the implementation of innovation public policies @InnovaChile. Past Director at Conaf’s Council.

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Marketing Strategy, User Acquisition, Recruiting Staff, Social Media, General Advice, Community Building

DAKOTTA

Dakotta is a consultant, researcher and serial entrepreneur fascinated by technology and social sciences. He is currently developing StartupIndex.net, AskTheRecruiter.com, BreakTheGlassCeiling.com and SchoolForTheGifted.org.

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General Advice, Digital Marketing, Fundraising & VCs

TOMÁS GAZMURI SIVORI

Tomás is the VP of Marketing @Falabella.com and Head of Business Intelligence @Falabella.

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Finance, Crisis Management, Building local and international networks

DIEGO RIGO-RIGHI

Diego is currently CEO @Ají Challenge, and has vast experience by working with big corporations. As a serial entrepreneur is areas of expertise are finance and team leadership.

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E-commerce, UX/UI, Software Dev, Logistics, Budget Efficiency

MARCELO ALÉ

Marcelo is Senior External Advisor to McKinsey on e-commerce, mentor @Techstars London & Berlin. Previously: CTO @LeShop.ch, co-founder @LeShop.com.ar

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CORPORATE MENTOR: Product Design, Manufacturing, Business Models, Logistics, Applied Innovation

JOSÉ ANTONIO RIQUELME ZAMORANO

José Antonio is currently Innovation Manager @SODIMAC and leading the integration efforts of the company with early stage companies. Founding partner at an engineering company focusing on CNC technologies.

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Intellectual Assets Management, Growth Strategies, Negotiation, Fundraising, Team Building, War Stories

ALLAN JARRY

Allan is the founder @JarryIP firm and head of JarryIP IAM Group, with more than 25 years experience in IP in Chile and Latam. Founder @DadNeo Seed Fund and owns several IP and innovation related businesses.

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Product Development, ICT for Education Market

CECILIA DE LA PAZ

Cecilia is an educator, communicator and entrepreneur. Knowledge pursuer and developer of ICT solutions with educational and social impact across countries. Founder of @educateuruguay, currently working on @NewPedagogies. Previously: producer @Discovery_Kids, country leader @RedAprendizajes and head of special projects @Plan_Ceibal.

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Business Development, Product Management, Negotiation, Strategy

TODD MAURITZ

Todd is Director of Business Develop for Mission Produce, Inc., the world's largest year-around supplier of avocados. Previously: independent consultant to other multinational agriculture and produce companies.

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Strategy, Product Development, Market Development and Government Program Access for Smart Cities, Real Estate, Urban Development, Social Enterprise, Mapping and Visualization

ANNE GATLING HAYNES

Anne is an architect, social and civic entrepreneur with more than 20 years of leadership experience in sustainable economic and community development. Currently is the Director of Transformative Development @MassDevelopment, a quasi-public economic development agency for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA.

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Product Development, Innovation, User Behaviour

HANS NEMARICH

Hans is the Principal Technical Evangelist @Microsoft Chile. Oversees local execution of the Microsoft Bizspark Program. Formerly, Chief Enterprise Architect @Entel and Lead Integration Architect @BCI Bank. BA in Psychology and a BS in Computer Science.

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General Advice & Strategy, Financial Projections, Fundraising Strategies, Ideation and Revenue Models

PABLO AMBRAM

Pablo is an entrepreneur by trade and economist by profession, with a passion for education. Founder of @agentpiggy, advisor in a few startups (@charly_io), director of @foundingchile and @adnmentores.

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Fundraising, Sales & Marketing, Company Structure

DAN BINYAMIN

Dan is a serial Entrepreneur, with experience in fundraising processes for startups. Has led teams of Sales & Marketing Strategies. Also an active mentor for startups around the world.

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Management of tech businesses related to natural resources, IP Management

PATRICIA ANGUITA

Patricia works in the development of R&D projects, supporting them into the technology transfer and commercialization. She is actively a mentor for projects related to natural resources, and has vast experience working in agricultural sciences.

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Building Companies, Strategy, Startup Metrics, Online Marketing, Fundraising

DAVID ALVO

David is an engineer with a masters in Business Engineering. 3 times CEO (Lead generation for Telcos, eCommerce Agency and SaaS for car dealers). Previously worked in an incubator, graduated from Founder Institute, and has been invested and accelerated by Nxtp Labs. Currently he is Country Manager @NXTP Labs Chile.

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Product Management, Identity & Access Management, Founder's relationship/conflict resolution, Lean StartUp, Agile Development

DANIEL CASELLES

Daniel is a musician and engineer, working as a Group Product Manager at @Intel (Silicon Valley) in the security division in charge of the Authentication Service. Previously, he co-founded @SiliceTT and @AuthenWare, among other IT and social endeavors. He has a special interest in education with a strong social & environmental commitment. Big fan of @BCorporation. He has lived the Silicon Valley from inside (Startups & Big Corporations).

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Marketing, Product Management, Public Speaking, Sales, Customer Engagement

MARCOS BRAVO

Marcos has been working in marketing and sales for almost 15 years and work with a crazy mix of products, from IT to beer and video games. He has work for Nikon, Sony, Princess Cruises and Techland.