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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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Endeavor Entrepreneurs Spotlight Youth Employment at EY Strategic Growth Forum in Rome

April 24th, 2015 — by admin

At EY's first pan-Mediterranean Strategic Growth Forum in Rome, nearly 600 business executives, government leaders and entrepreneurs from across the globe came together to discuss the region's busines…

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April 23rd, 2015 — by admin

Egypt's TA Telecom, founded by entrepreneur Amr Shady, was honored with the Red Herring Top 100 Award, which acknowledges startups, scaleups and entrepreneurs that are transforming industries. Competi…

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