Carlos Kokron was there for the “big bang” of the start-up of the Latin American- venture- capital-- ecosystem when (in 1999) he became the managing director for Latin America for Intel Capital, the Intel Corporation’s investing arm.
Since then, over twenty years ago Carlos has helped tech entrepreneurs build transformational companies - both in the US and in Latin America. He has served on the boards and advisory boards of leading companies such as 99 Taxis, Ingresse, QuintoAndar, Loggi.
Currently Carlos is the Vice President and Managing Director of North America, based in San Diego, CA of Qualcomm Ventures. Qualcomm Ventures is the corporate venture capital fund of Qualcomm with 140+ active portfolio companies
Carlos has the cross-cultural perspective that only someone who has lived for decades… worked for decades and developed a very successful career both in Latin America and the United States can bring to the table.
In the tech world Juan Pablo is known as one of the partners of Patagon.com, one of the first on-line banks that was bought by Banco Santander for more than US$700 million. Juan Pablo has co-founded Idea.me, Lab Miami, Lab Ventures & Wonder (purchased in 2020 by Atari). He also publishes a widely read column on the TecnoLatino https://latamlist.com/author/jpcappello/ and continues advising entrepreneurs in the region from PAGLaw https://www.pag.law
The podcast “Aqui & Ahora” asks: What are the leaders of the TecnoLatino doing “here & now”? How are they facing the changes and challenges we are living? “Aqui & Ahora” offers tips for entrepreneurs, investors and supporters of the TecnoLatino.
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Published: May. 05, 2020 @ 9AM Edit
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