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Nicolás Szekasy

LAVCA Chair, Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Kaszek Ventures

Location: Argentina

Nicolás Szekasy is a co-founder and Managing Partner of KASZEK, the largest venture capital firm in Latin America with over $3 billion of raised capital. The firm was launched in 2011 and has invested in more than 140 startups. KASZEK’s notable early-stage investments include Nubank, QuintoAndar, Kavak, Creditas, NuvemShop, Gympass, Bitso, NotCo, Konfío, Technysis, Kushki. Before KASZEK, Nicolás was CFO for 10 years at MercadoLibre (Nasdaq: MELI), Latin America’s largest technology company, where he led its $333 million IPO in 2007. Nicolás is Chairman of the Board at LAVCA, Board Member at Endeavor Global and Trustee at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. He was invited as Arjay Miller Distinguished CFO Lecturer by the Stanford GSB, selected Entrepreneur Master of the Year by EY and received the Visionary Investor of the Decade recognition by Americas Society / Council of the Americas. Nicolas received an MBA from Stanford University and graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree in Economics.

Master of Business Administration, Stanford University
Economics, University of Buenos Aires

Master of Business Administration Stanford University
Economics University of Buenos Aires