May 7, 2020

#1 - Venture capital today and lessons from Mercado Libre: Nicolas Szekasy, Kaszek Ventures

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What does this downturn mean to startups who are currently looking to fundraise? Nicolas Szekasy shared some of the challenges he faced as CFO do Mercado Livre during the internet bubble in 2001 and the 2008 recession. Now, as co-founder and Managing Partner of Kaszek Ventures, he uses what he learned to help founders build high-impact tech companies in Latam. In this episode:

  • The difference between corporate venture capital and other VCs.
  • How the current crisis compares to 2001 and 2008.
  • Nico's biggest lesson at Mercado Libre.
  • What's more important: team, market or business?
Gabriela Levy

Head of Marketing at Latitud

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