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Nicolas Szekasy

MercadoLibre.com

Nicolas Szekasy Nicolas Szekasy
Country
Argentina
Industry
Technology
Employees
51,000
partners
Hernán Kazah, Marcos Galperin
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Nicolás Szekasy is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Kaszek Ventures, a Venture Capital firm focused in the technology industry in Latin America.

Nicolás currently sits on the board of several technology companies:
ComparaOnline, GoIntegro, Netshoes, NuBank, OpenEnglish, OQVestir, Restorando, SaferTaxi, and VivaReal.

Before launching Kaszek Ventures in 2011, Nicolás was an Advisor to Tiger Global Management and an Angel Investor. Prior to that, he was CFO for 9 years at MercadoLibre (Nasdaq: MELI), Latin America’s largest online commerce and payments platform, where he led its $333 million IPO in 2007. Throughout his career, he has closed M&A deals and issued debt and equity capital exceeding $2 billion.

In 1998-1999, Nicolás was CFO of Supermercados Norte, and prior to that he worked for 7 years at PepsiCo, where he he was CFO for the Southern Latin American division, and held Strategic Planning roles in Mexico and the US.

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WeXchange 2014 Forum Empowers Female Entrepreneurs with a Focus on Latin America

October 7th, 2014 — by admin

WeXchange is a platform dedicated to promoting the development of female entrepreneurs with a focus on Latin America by providing key networking, mentoring and growth opportunities. The 2014 WeXchange…

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Argentina's Technisys Raises $13 Million in Funding Round, Receives Participation From Endeavor Catalyst

October 17th, 2014 — by admin

Technisys, an Endeavor Argentina entrepreneur company, raised $13 million in a Series B round of funding that included participation from Intel Capital, Alta Ventures, KaSZeK Ventures, Endeavor Ca…

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