Nicolas Szekasy

Co-founder & Managing Partner, Kaszek Ventures

Nicolás Szekasy is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Kaszek Ventures, the largest venture capital firm in Latin America with over $1 billion of raised capital. The firm was launched in 2011 and has invested in more than 90 startups.

He currently sits on the board of several technology companies including Nubank, QuintoAndar, Creditas, Notco, NuvemShop, Alice, Bitso. Before Kaszek Ventures, Nicolás was CFO for 10 years at MercadoLibre (Nasdaq: MELI), Latin America’s largest online commerce and payments platform, where he led its $333 million IPO in 2007.

He is a Trustee at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Board Member at Endeavor Global, Board Member at Endeavor Argentina, and Chairman of the Board at LAVCA (Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America). In 2018 he was distinguished by EY as Master Entrepreneur of the Year in Argentina.

Nicolas received an MBA from Stanford University and graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree in Economics. In 2008, Nicolás was invited to the Stanford GSB as the Arjay Miller Distinguished CFO Lecturer.

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