I have been a technology investor in Silicon Valley since the 1980's. I started investing in semiconductors, but along the way, I've also invested in consumer electronics, fintech, cloud services, digital photography, IoT, biotech, bicycle components and impact investing. I have been lucky to work with many talented entrepreneurs who put their hearts and souls into realizing their vision for the future, while creating thriving businesses at companies like Intacct, Bill.com, BigFix, HireRight, WebTV, Lexar Media, Microchip Technologies and many others. Specialties: IoT, Software-as-a-Service, Business Freemium, Cloud Applications, Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications, Autism Employment
Investing in Education • A.I. (& Big Data) &... Palo Alto, California..., U.S.A.
$4000000 (Seed Round)
$2600000 (Seed Round)
• Play Piper:
$2100000 (Seed Round)
• Volley Labs:
$2300000 (Seed Round)
Palo Alto, California - AI - Impact - Parenting/families, U.S.A.
Education • A.I. (& Big Data) • Human Resources • Impact
General Partner at Reach Capital
General Partner in Reach Capital (an early stage venture fund for edtech startups). Started in edtech industry in 2013 as Executive Director of co.lab, an accelerator for ed-tech startups leveraging the power of games to improve educational outcomes
Former co-founder and CEO of social game developer Atakama Labs. Based in San Francisco and Santiago, Chile. Developing next generation social games on mobile platforms.
Acquired in Oct 2011 by the DeNA Group (TYO:2432). After acquisition I became VP at DeNA with roles in Studios, corporate development and as Head of Alliances.
Previously co-founder and CEO of Wanako Games, a console, PC and online videogame development company that pioneered in leveraging Latin American talent for the design and production of videogames. Wanako earned numerous awards including Game of the Year 2006 for Xbox Live by IGN.com.
After Wanako was acquired by Vivendi Inc (Paris: VIV) in December 2006, I was VP of Business Development at Sierra Online.
Previous to Wanako I had worked in the VC, Private Equity and Investment Banking industries.
I am currently an associate at Elaia, an european VC fund with €450m in AuM. I also worked at One Peak Partners, a London-based growth equity firm dedicated to deep tech innovation, and at Eurazeo, in their Paris-based VC team. If you want to have a chat about raising funds, product-led-growth or trying to build a startup in impact measurement don't hesitate to contact me ! Area of interest: - SaaS, AI/Data Science & Business Intelligence, Deeptech- RetailTech, Digital Transformation, Digital Healthcare, Fintech, ImpactEducation:- HEC Paris – École Polytechnique – UC Berkeley (MSc Entrepreneurship)- Sciences Po Paris (MSc Finance)