Founder. Experience in operation and structuring of private equity, project finance and business administration in growth. Seven years of private equity investments in real estate. Fernando was CEO at UmbralCapital, and previously Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that he was Deputy Director in Protego Advisors. He earned an MBA from Stanford Business School and a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics. Endeavor's Mentor Mexico, professor of Entrepreneurship at ITAM and CENTRO and Co Founder of the School of Business Center. Fernando is a member of the board of Carrot, Gaudena, Take care, Click, Aventones, Uhma Health and is president of Threshold Capital.
7:30 Networking and Food 8:30 Fireside Chat 9:30 Networking
Hosted By Diego Garcia Cacho, Director of Startup Grind Mexico City
Mechanical engineer by education and natural tinkerer by design, recently self-proclaimed amateur rocketeer. Diego started off as project engineer in an energy savings production startup that involved mixing hydrogen and diesel into power generators. He then went on to develop the business model for an Industrial Agropark in Veracruz that is beginning construction. Now he is in charge of the Business Development area in the Mexico Business Summit, the premier platform in Mexico that addresses the key issues shaping Mexico`s future and its relationship with its key partners. Email: [masked] | Twitter: @startupgrindDF
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Startup Grind is an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs. Each month we welcome an amazing speaker who shares their story with our community and tells us what worked, what didn't, and what they'll do differently next time. It's an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, network with other members of the startup community, and improve your chances of entrepreneurial success.