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Listen as Trip Gorman talks with the most exciting and revolutionary figures in Latin American Venture Capital, Tech, and Society

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Listen as Trip Gorman talks with the most exciting and revolutionary figures in Latin American Venture Capital, Tech, and Society

    Alejandro Gonzalez, Redwood Ventures Managing Partner, Semilla.VC Interview

    Alejandro Gonzalez, Redwood Ventures Managing Partner, Semilla.VC Interview

    On this episode of Semilla.VC, the podcast highlighting the most exciting and revolutionary figures in Latin American Venture Capital, Tech, and Society, Trip Gorman spoke with Alejandro Gonzalez. Alejandro is a Managing Partner at Redwood Ventures, an early-stage fund based in Guadalajara, and a Managing Partner at Santatera Capital, a global fund investing in emerging companies in the food & beverage industry, with a particular focus on those seeking to dominate the US market.
    In this episode, we discussed:
    ✅ What Redwood Ventures does differently.✅ Redwood’s Investment in Seeri✅ Why he co-created Santatera Capital to capitalize on the future of innovation in the food & beverage industry.✅ Food & Beverage Innovation in the USA vs. LatAm
    and much, much more!
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    Subscribe to Semilla.VC on YouTube, or wherever you listen to your podcasts!Host: Trip Gorman, Twitter @GormanTrip, Linkedin: Tripg.me

    • 34 min
    Vicente Zavarce, Yummy (YC S21) Founder & CEO Semilla.VC Interview

    Vicente Zavarce, Yummy (YC S21) Founder & CEO Semilla.VC Interview

    On this episode of Semilla.VC, the podcast highlighting the most exciting and revolutionary figures in Latin American Venture Capital, Tech, and Society, Trip Gorman spoke with Vicente Zavarce, the Founder & CEO of Yummy (YC S21), which operates services like rideshare and food delivery in overlooked Latin American markets like Venezuela and Bolivia. I have to say, I particularly enjoy speaking with founders who truly are contrarian and Vicente is exactly that.
    In this episode we discussed:
    ✅ Building a team and startup in Venezuela✅ The differences in pricing rideshare for Venezuela, including difficulties calculating rates, and Yummy’s introduction of price bidding. ✅ The difficulties of fundraising for a startup with Yummy’s geographic focus of Venezuela and Bolivia.✅ The role of Venezuela in the future of Latin American Venture Capital & Technology. 
    and much, much more!
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    Subscribe to Semilla.VC on YouTube, or wherever you listen to your podcasts!Host: Trip Gorman, Twitter @GormanTrip, Linkedin: Tripg.me
    Filming date: 6/9/2023

    • 27 min
    Ignacio Masias, Wynwood House Co-Founder & CEO, Semilla.VC Interview

    Ignacio Masias, Wynwood House Co-Founder & CEO, Semilla.VC Interview

    On this episode of Semilla.VC, the podcast highlighting the most exciting and revolutionary figures in Latin American Venture Capital, Tech, and Society, Trip Gorman spoke with Ignacio Masias, the Co-Founder & CEO of Wynwood House, a decentralized boutique hotel with locations across Latin America built to cater to travelers who aspire for the quality and consistency of a luxury hotel without the price tag. Before founding Wynwood House, Ignacio was a Business Analyst at McKinsey and an Advisory and Corporate Finance Intern at KPMG.
    In this interview you will learn:✅ Building and scaling a tech-empowered brick-and-mortar business in Latin America.✅ How Wynwood House chooses building locations and prices their rooms.✅ How COVID affected Wynwood House & the hospitality industry in Latin America.✅ Why Ignacio believes doing business across Latin America is more similar than it is different.
    and much, much more!
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    Subscribe to Semilla.VC on YouTube, or wherever you listen to your podcasts!Host: Trip Gorman, Twitter @GormanTrip, Linkedin: Tripg.me

    • 24 min
    Bruno Pérez Celio, ArkFund & Arkangels, Semilla.VC Interview

    Bruno Pérez Celio, ArkFund & Arkangels, Semilla.VC Interview

    On this episode of Semilla.VC, the podcast highlighting the most exciting and revolutionary figures in Latin American Venture Capital, Tech, and Society, Trip Gorman spoke with Bruno Pérez Celio, Senior Analyst at ArkFund and a Portfolio Manager at Arkangeles, an investment platform that’s seeking to democratize the ability to invest in startups in Latin America. Prior to his current roles, Bruno was a Credit and Investment Analyst at Anteris, a venture debt fund, and an Investment Intern at Angel Ventures Mexico.  In this episode we discussed:
    ✅ Venture Debt in Latin America✅ How Shark Tank catalyzed entrepreneurship in the United States✅ Crowdfunding for Tech Startups in Latin America.
    and much, much more!
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    Subscribe to Semilla.VC on YouTube, or wherever you listen to your podcasts!Host: Trip Gorman, Twitter @GormanTrip, Linkedin: Tripg.me

    • 23 min
    Antonio Nunes, Instaleap Founder & CEO, Semilla.VC Interview

    Antonio Nunes, Instaleap Founder & CEO, Semilla.VC Interview

    On this episode of Semilla.VC, the podcast highlighting the most exciting and revolutionary figures in Latin American Venture Capital, Tech, and Society, Trip Gorman spoke with Antonio Nunes, Instaleap Founder & CEO, a SaaS platform that powers on-demand logistics for leading grocery retailers. Prior to Instaleap, Antonio was the Co-Founder of Mercadoni, a 1-hour delivery Groceries marketplace in Latin America. 
    In this interview you will learn:✅ Conquering last-mile delivery for logistics startups.✅ The differences between working with customers in Latin America, US, and Europe.✅ Antonio’s time working as a consultant at McKinsey living in Lisbon, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, and Luanda. 
    and much, much more!
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    Subscribe to Semilla.VC on YouTube, or wherever you listen to your podcasts!Host: Trip Gorman, Twitter @GormanTrip, Linkedin: Tripg.me

    • 25 min
    Sebastian Cardenas, Monashees+ Senior Associate, Semilla.VC Interview

    Sebastian Cardenas, Monashees+ Senior Associate, Semilla.VC Interview

    On this of Semilla.VC, the podcast highlighting the most exciting and revolutionary figures in Latin American Venture Capital, Tech, and Society, Trip Gorman spoke with Sebastian Cardenas, Senior Associate at Monashees in Mexico City. Prior to his current role, Sebastian spent 4 years at Goldman Sachs in New York as both an Associate and Analyst in Equities Sales Trading. 
    In this interview you will learn:✅ Differences in working at a bank in New York vs. at VC in Mexico City.✅ Monashees presence in Mexico City & Spanish-speaking Latin America.✅ How Monashees sources deal flow.
    and much, much more!
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    Subscribe to Semilla.VC on YouTube, or wherever you listen to your podcasts!Host: Trip Gorman, Twitter @GormanTrip, Linkedin: Tripg.me

    • 26 min

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