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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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