Patrick McGinnis is the managing partner of Dirigo Advisors. He is an active angel investor in Latin America and the United States, with investments including NXTP Labs, ipsy, WeHostels, Bunny Inc., and Bluesmart. Prior to founding Dirigo, he was a vice president of PineBridge Investments, where he invested in fast-growing companies in China, Colombia, Ecuador, Pakistan, and Turkey. He started his career on the Latin America team at J.P. Morgan Partners (formerly Chase Capital Partners) where he invested in businesses such as Americanas.com and MercadoLibre. An avid traveler, writer, and speaker, McGinnis has visited more than 65 countries. He writes for the Huffington Post, Business Insider, and the Latin American Venture Capital Association. McGinnis is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Business School. He also attended the Torcuato di Tella University in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. To learn more, please visit his website: www.patrickmcginnis.com.