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Guenia Gawendo

Telefonica, Ventures Managing Director

Guenia Gawendo is Telefónica’s Ventures Managing Director. In this role, she is responsible for direct investments in startups, relationships with and investments in VC funds in Latin America, Europe, USA and Israel. She has been leading Telefónica Ventures for the last four years, and in the past, she has led Telefónica’s Silicon Valley presence in Menlo Park, California.

Investor Profile

Investor Type: Corporate

Preferred Sector(s): Networks, IoT, Cloud, Security, Data, Consumer verticals, Web3, Metaverse

Preferred Stage(s): Early-Stage, Growth

Preferred Geo(s): Latin America, US, Europe, Israel

Sample Companies: Exits: Altiostar Quantenna, Mind Meld Blue Liv Portofolio: Nozomi, Durcal, Monogoto, Constella

LAVCA Honors

Top Women In Latin American Tech 2023