We are geek investors looking for great people with amazing ideas. Acting as seed investors, we help entrepreneurs make their ideas come to life.
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VentureOne has experienced geek advisors who have worked for many years with technology and entrepreneurship. We have brought together their experience as business men with I.T knowledge. They are ready to hear entrepreneurs and lead their startups to the road of success.
Graduated in Electrical Engineering at UFRJ. He is now partner at VentureOne and partner at Órama.
One of the youngest managers of IBM
At 22 founded Future Security an I.T security company with over 200 customers
Published important papers about Artificial Intelligence and Computer Graphics
Made many presentations about I.T security in many important institutions around the world
Had several appearances on TV and magazines, such as: Programa do Jô, Fantástico, Sem Censura, O Globo and Veja
Former member from approval board of FINEP-PRIME
Mentor in Rio Startup Weekend 2011
CEO and founder of Sync Mobile
Graduated in Marketing at ESPM. MBA in business administration at IBMEC. He is now CEO at SyncMobile.
Creator of the game Pitaco
Creator of Speech To Tweet an iPhone App
Creator of the first newspaper with video
Winner in the category of Best Mobile App at Campus Party 2011 with the app Live Sync
Graduated in Electrical Engineering at UFRJ. He is now partner at VentureOne and co-founder and CEO at Dosh.
Co-Founder and former CEO at Automatos
Co-Founder and former CEO at Tec Total
Former partner and COO at NetMovies
CEO AVG Brazil and Partner at Winco
Graduated in Electrical Engineering at UFRJ. Ariel is specialist in I.T Security giving significant contributions in this field acting as CEO at AVG Brazil and partner at Winco.
Manager and developer of Winconnection (UTM for Windows)
Manager and developer of VPN-SSL of the satellite system Star One
Manager and member of the development team of AVG 7.1′s Personal Firewall
Manager and member of the development team of MSN and Yahoo Messenger of AVG version 8,9 in 2011
Cristina Lúcia Caetano
Graduated in law at PUCRJ. Specialized in Corporate Law, with emphasis on the restructuring, reorganization, corporate strategy of companies.
Youngest senior lawyer at Opportunity Equity Partners
Civil litigation and Corporate lawyer with experience in domestic and foreign arbitration courts
Legal Counsel for several companies, such as, Beta Advisors, Deal Consultoria and Harpia Ventures
Member of renowned Law firms like Veirano; Hamilton Barros; Gustavo Tepedino; and Eduardo Martins, before opening her own law firm
Participated in Oi’s acquisition of Brasil Telecom
Participated in structuring the sale of Farm Group to Animale
Participated in the corporate reorganization of Wollner Group
Participated in developing the corporate structure and organization of the website www.encontraqui.com.br
Between 2006 and 2008, was a member of Board of Directors of Electron SA – a shareholder of Valepar SA, parent company of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce SA.
CEO da LUZ Consultoria
Former President of The Junior Company of PUC-Rio. Worked with sales at IBM, Executive Director of Assespro-RJ and founding partner of LUZ Consultoria, which specializes in consulting and online tools for start-ups and SMBs. Started working with start-ups in 2002, mentoring candidates for Genesis Incubator at PUC-Rio to development of business plans. Specialist in strategy and innovative business models, author of “Analista de Modelo de Negócios” and teacher at of entrepreneurship courses in various institutions, including PUC-Rio, Coppe / UFRJ, Redetec, Reinc, USP and Infnet .
Business graduate at PUC-Rio, with an MBA from IBMEC and specialization in Venture Capital from University of California – Berkley. Currently managing partner for Devise, director at Gavea Angels and lead investor and advisor to several startups. Chairman at EasyFood, Nuuvem and Absoluta.
Natural-born entrepreneur with 10+ years of experience in project analysis and finance
Worked in small and large sized companies with previous experience in the corporate and financial markets
CEO and founder of NetPay and BrainCompany, amongst others
Corporate finance specialist for Coca-Cola Company for 5 years, having participated in small and large sized deals such as the acquisition of Sucos Mais, Matte Leão e DelValle
Juri member in competitions such as Desafio Brasil, Intel Challenge Latin America, Singularity University – Call to Innovation, Endeavour Entrepreneurship Challenge, Finep Seed Forum and Startup Farm.
IT and Marketing
Graduated in Business Administration at Cândido Mendes, Master in Business Administration by PUC-RJ and PHD by Universidad del Museo Social Argentino. He is now CEO at Órama.
One of the responsible for the success of Ágora
Former CIO & CEO at Ágora
CEO at Videolog
Founder of the Videolog.tv, the biggest video sharing community in Brazil
Co-Author of entrepreneurship’s books.
Professor of New Technologies & Entertainment, solutions expert to broadcast and share video.
Speaker in conference technology, communication and business in Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Washington DC, New York, Cuba and cities of Brazil.
CEO Polo Marte
Graduated in Product Design at PUC. MBA in marketing at IBMEC. Former Product and User Experience manager at globo.com and former manager of new medias at Globosat. He is now CEO and founder of Polo Marte a place to develop web products that make users life easier.
Leader of product development team of Big Brother, globoesporte.com e Ego
Co-creator of oqdar.com, a social commerce that uses facebook profile to recommend gifts (11/09)
Creator of Post Zero, a platform to connect “cariocas” and tourists at Rio de Janeiro. (on air in 2012)
Co-creator of CartolaFC, the first fantasy Brazilian game (04/2006)
Made many presentations at important events such as: Interaction South America, IA Retreat, South America, ABTA, TV 2.0
Professor of New Medias at PUC-RJ and Web Creation at Estácio de Sá
“High Tech Rio” Initiative Leader
Graduated in Electronic Engineering from UFRJ. He is partner at VentureOne and partner at Orama.
10+ years experience in the high tech industry doing business in Brazil and Latin America.
Completely passionate about business and people. Focused in leadership for startup operations and growth companies creating vision, value, and strategies and building high performance teams.
Loves working with multi-cultural companies, achieving big goals and doing business throughout the World.
CEO Typo. Sulutions
Graduated in Computer Science at UFRJ and MBA at University of California – Berkley. He is now CEO at Typo. Solutions.
Co-Founder of Módulo, one of the most respected and biggest I.T security company of Brazil
Co-Founder of Elefante, one of the pioneers in online personal task management