Registration: 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion and Q&A: 5:30 p.m...

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Private Equity and Venture Capital: Betting on Innovation in Latin America

Join AS/COA for its fifth annual private equity and venture capital panel in partnership with the Latin American Venture Capital Association (LAVCA).

Registration: 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion and Q&A: 5:30 p.m...

AS/COA
680 Park Avenue
New York
Live Broadcast

Live broadcast

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(Image: Visma Finland)

Overview


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As a new generation of Latin American entrepreneurs, consumers, and innovators come of age, what opportunities are created for private equity and venture capital investors? Join Americas Society/Council of the Americas for its fifth annual private equity and venture capital panel in partnership with the Latin American Venture Capital Association (LAVCA). Leading fund managers will share firsthand stories of recent ventures and their strategies for building innovative Latin American companies going forward.

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, AS/COA

Speakers:

  • Mariano Amartino, Director for Latin America, Wayra
  • Pedro Sirotsky Melzer, Managing Director, eBricks Digital Early Stage
  • Tom Speechley, Partner, The Abraaj Group
  • Benjamin White, Founder, 21212 Digital Accelerator
  • Cate Ambrose, President and Executive Director, LAVCA (Moderator)

Prior registration is required.
Registration Fee: $25.00 for Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) members, $50.00 for AS, COA and LAVCA members; $70.00 for non-members.

Event Information: Mercedes Laxague | mlaxague@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8382
COA Corporate Membership Information: Monica Vieira | mvieira@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8344
Press Inquiries: Adriana La Rotta | alarotta@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8384
Cancellation: Please contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at jserrano@counciloftheamericas.org before 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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Speakers

Mariano Amartino
Director for Latin America, Wayra

Mariano Amartino is director for Latin America at Wayra. He has over 12 years of experience working with internet companies and has a decade of experience as an entrepreneur, focusing on new media. In 2013, Amartino joined Wayra, Telefónica's global start-up accelerator, as the...

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Cate Ambrose
President and Executive Director, Latin American Venture Capital Association

Cate Ambrose is president and executive director of the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA). She speaks and writes regularly on a range of topics related to public policy and private investment in Latin America and is a regular commentator on CNN...

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Susan Segal
President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Susan Segal was elected president and CEO of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas in August 2003 after working in the private sector with Latin America and other emerging markets for over 30 years. A passionate supporter of Latin America, she joined the organizations...

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Pedro Sirotsky Melzer
Managing Director, eBricks Early Stage

After three years as World Wide Revenue Manager at Apple Online Store in the Bay Area, Mr. Melzer launched and managed Warehouse Investimentos, a Brazilian tech venture capital firm. Previously, he was a serial entrepreneur in the south of Brazil where he started and exited a few...

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Benjamin White
Founder, 21212 Digital Accelerator

Benjamin White is the founder, an entrepreneur, and an angel investor of 21212 Digital Accelerator. He is also currently a partner of 77 Ventures and serves on the advisory board member for RecordSetter, a website and media company dedicated to tracking and celebrating human...

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