NXTP Labs

Ariel Arrieta

Co-founder & Managing Partner NXTP Labs

Ariel Arrieta is a serial entrepreneur, involved in the Internet/online media industry since 1994, currently Co-Founder and Managing Partner at NXTP Labs, a Latin American accelerator. He founded Digital Ventures, Directa Network, Performa Network, Afiliados Hispanos, and InZearch—all online advertising companies acquired by FOX in 2007. Ariel has completed an OPM at Harvard Business School and is part of the Kauffman Fellowship Program, and is the author of the book "Aprender a Emprender". He founded Nextperience and NXTP Labs, the most active early stage fund for tech companies in Latin America.

Ariel es emprendedor en serie. Desde 1994 ha estado involucrado en Internet y en la industria de los medios online. Ha fundado Digital Ventures, Directa Network, Performa Network, Afiliados Hispanos e InZearch, todas compañías de publicidad online adquiridas por FOX en Julio del 2007. Ariel ha completado OPM en Harvard Business School y es parte del Programa Kaufman Fellows, y es autor del libro "Aprender a Emprender". Fundó Nextperience y NXTP Labs, el fondo de inversión de etapas tempranas más activo de América Latina.

Email
ariel.arrieta@nxtplabs.com
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Marta Cruz

Co-founder & Managing Partner NXTP Labs

Co-Founder of NXTP Labs, one of the most active technology investment funds in Latin America with a portfolio of more than 174 startups. She was selected as PowerWomen in Fintech by InnoTribe. Promoting equal opportunities, leads the iniative for the creation of Day of the Woman Entrepreneur in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to NXTP Labs Marta founded Nextperience, a digital performance agency and lead Regional Sales for MRM in Latin America. Marta has a Business Administration Degree from Buenos Aires University and is currently the president of ARCAP (Argentine Private Equity, Venture, and Seed Capital Association).

Co-Fundadora de NXTP Labs, uno de los fondos de inversión de la tecnología más activos en América Latina con un portafolio de más de 174 startups. Fue seleccionada como PowerWomen en Fintech por Innotribe. Promueve la igualdad de oportunidades, conduciendo la iniciativa para la creación del Día de la Mujer Emprendedora en América Latina y el Caribe. Antes de NXTP Labs, Marta fundó Nextperience, una agencia de marketing digital orientada a performance y lideró el área de Ventas Regionales para MRM en América Latina. Marta tiene una Licenciatura en Administración de Empresas de la Universidad de Buenos Aires y actualmente es la Presidente de ARCAP (Asociación Argentina de Capital Privado, Emprendedor y Semilla)

Email
marta.cruz@nxtplabs.com
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Gonzalo Costa

Co-founder & Managing Partner NXTP Labs

Gonzalo has experience in private equity and venture capital. He has been providing consulting services related to management and strategy focusing on venture creation and financing in Emerging Markets. He has participated as angel investor in several projects. Gonzalo has an MBA from Duke University, and is an Industrial Engineer from Universidad Católica Argentina.

Gonzalo tiene experiencia en private equity y capital de riesgo, así como en consultoría de management y estrategia, focalizada en creación y financiamiento de nuevos emprendimientos en mercados emergentes. También ha participado como inversor angel en varios proyectos. Gonzalo tiene un MBA de la Universidad de Duke, y es Ingeniero Industrial de la Universidad Católica Argentina.

Email
gonzalo.costa@nxtplabs.com
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Francisco Coronel

Co-founder & Managing Partner NXTP Labs

Francisco Coronel is Co-Founder, Managing Director & CFO at NXTP Labs, the most active early-stage technology investment Fund & accelerator in Latin America. NXTP Labs has already invested in more than 170 companies.
Francisco actively participated in the fund raising process of NXTP Labs, receiving up to date u$s 40m from 150 investors worldwide -private & public including IDB. He has also structured a second fund of u$s 120m called NXTP Opportunity Fund.
Francisco’s profile is based on a unique combination of strong entrepreneurial experience with corporate finance professionalism. His expertise focuses on digital business, management best practices, expansion strategy, financial analysis, tax planning, and legal ramifications. As part of the acceleration program he co-built, Francisco helps Founders reach investment readiness by supporting their pitches to investors for additional funding to expand their operations. More than 70% of accelerated companies received a qualified financing event of u$s 1.5M - average per company.
Francisco was recognized as GLOBAL ENDEAVOR ENTREPRENEUR in 2007, and selected as KAUFFMAN FELLOW in 2015.
As an individual Francisco has actively participated as Advisory Board member in a wide range of projects with local, regional or global impact. Francisco is Certified Public Accountant, graduated from the University of Buenos Aires, and has completed a postgraduate specialization in finance at the University of California at Berkeley.

Francisco cuenta con un fuerte expertise en temas de finanzas corporativas, contabilidad gerencial, presupuestación, análisis económico, planificación impositiva y legal. Fue seleccionado como Global Endeavor Entrepreneur en 2007. Forma parte del Advisory Board en varias compañías líderes. Francisco es Licenciado en Economía de la Universidad de Buenos Aires y cursó el programa de Corporate Finance Master de la Universidad de California en Berkeley

Email
francisco.coronel@nxtplabs.com
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Pablo Garfinkel

Venture Partner NXTP Labs Uruguay

Pablo is a serial entrepreneur and an active investor. He cofounded Tokai Ventures, the most important and active VC Group based in Uruguay, but investing mainly through Latam. Some of their investments include: Workana, Boobox, Urbita, Vokee, Keepcon, MBA60, and Wisboo. He is an active Board Member at Endeavor and cofounder of Fundación DarALuz.
BS in Ind.Eng and Mgment, Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology, Pablo is also a Harvard Business School Alumni, OPM. He contributes to strategic planning, he has vast negotiation experience, active participation in M&A, and likes to work in all areas that involve creativity and innovation.He has participated in many events both as speaker and as Judge (Google Cloud Dev Challenge and Harvard New Venture Competition).

Pablo es un emprendedor en serie y un inversor activo. Él cofundó Tokai Ventures, el Grupo VC más importante y activo de Uruguay, pero invirtiendo principalmente a través de toda América Latina. Algunas de sus inversiones incluyen: Workana, Boobox, Urbita, Vokee, Keepcon, MBA60 y Wisboo. Él es un miembro activo en Endeavor y cofundador de la Fundación DarALuz.
Tiene una Licenciatura en Ind. Eng y Mgment de Technion, Instituto Israelí de Tecnología, Pablo es también egresado de Harvard Business School, del curso OPM. Colabora en la planificación estratégica, dada su vasta experiencia en negociación, participa activamente en fusiones y adquisiones, y le gusta trabajar en todas las áreas que implican creatividad y innovación..Ha participado en numerosos eventos tanto como orador y como juez (Google Cloud Dev Challenge y Harvard New Venture Competition)

Email
pablo.g@tokaiventures.com

David Alvo

Operations Manager Chile

David is the General Manager at NXTP Labs Chile, a seed stage accelerator, which provides mentoring, community and office space to entrepreneurs with great ideas and execution capabilities. Mr. Alvo is a mentor at one of the largest & most diverse startup communities in the world, Startup Chile. Director in 2 companies. Founder of LatAm Ventures Club and the Venture Capital Association in Chile. In addition, he is three times CEO in technology companies e-Brands Group, Autored, and LookUp SpA with an important experience related to CORFO. David is an Engineer with a Master degree in Engineering Business at the University Adolfo Ibañez.

Ingeniero Civil Industrial, con Mención en Tecnologías de la Información. Magister en Ingeniería en los Negocios de la Universidad Adolfo Ibañez.
Emprendedor con LookUP (Lead Generation para Telefonía Móvil), Autored (SaaS para Automotoras), eBrands (Agencia de eCommerce) y Alaska Foods (Logística y distribución).
Se define como un Gestor de Proyectos destacando en la Gestión de Equipos, Operaciones, Ventas y Marketing Online.
Actualmente maneja las Operaciones de NXTP.Labs en Chile invirtiendo en startups con equipos espectaculares en etapa de crecimiento.

Email
david.alvo@nxtplabs.com

Catalina Gutierrez Molina

Operations Manager Colombia

Catalina was part of the founding team of Ruta N, the Innovation and Business Center of Medellín, which promotes new knowledge-based businesses with a global vision and strengthens the science, technology and innovation ecosystem. During her work in Ruta N, she led strategies to support high impact entrepreneurship and made part of the team that planned and developed the first acceleration program for science-based startups in Colombia. Business Administrator, majoring in marketing and candidate for a Master in Management from EAFIT University.

Catalina Gutiérrez hizo parte del equipo fundador de Ruta N , Centro de Innovación y Negocios de Medellín, que potencia nuevos negocios basados en conocimiento con visión global y fortalece el ecosistemas de ciencia, tecnología e innovación. Durante su trabajo en Ruta N lideró las estrategias de apoyo al emprendimiento de alto impacto e hizo parte del equipo que lideró y desarrolló el primer programa de aceleración para emprendimientos basados en ciencia en Colombia. Administradora de Negocios con especialización en mercadeo y candidata a Magíster en Administración de la Universidad EAFIT.

Email
catalina.gutierrez@nxtplabs.com