BARCAMP BA 2012VANESA KOLODZIEJ @VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM
• Early stage VC fund.• Aims to transform local startups into regional/global players.• Based in Santiago, office in BA.• ...
• Invests in early stage tech startups, $250k to $750k.• Focus in mobile.• 2MM fund size.• In operation. 1 legacy investme...
MANAGING PARTNER   PARTNER       PARTNER       PARTNER          PARTNERStrategy           Dealflow      Expansion     Publ...
• Founded 7 companies, exited 3.• Did 2 LatAm roll-outs.• Participated in 1 IPO.• Invested in10 as angels, exited 2.• Foun...
@VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM
• Other people money.• Contacts/ Portfolio.• Structure.•Follow on.•Asset class with the higher level of risk.             ...
• Limited Partners: write checks but do no add value.• General Partners: write checks and add value: management.• Analysts...
• Fund Philosophy.• Who are the General Partners.• Which rounds they do.• What is their actual portfolio.• Where in the in...
• Limited partner: value they add.• General partners: what are their domain of expertise.• Payment: Management fee 2.5% + ...
• Limited partner: value they add• Portfolio approach: 90% will fail• 30/30/40 investment spread• Investments class A, B a...
@VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM
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The Venture Capital industry has many rules and constrains by which they work. Its crucial for entrepreneurs to understand this to be able to target the right funds. questions? vanesa@nazcaventures.com

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  1. 1. BARCAMP BA 2012VANESA KOLODZIEJ @VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM
  2. 2. • Early stage VC fund.• Aims to transform local startups into regional/global players.• Based in Santiago, office in BA.• All limited partners are entrepreneurs.• All 5 general partners are entrepreneurs. @VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM 2
  3. 3. • Invests in early stage tech startups, $250k to $750k.• Focus in mobile.• 2MM fund size.• In operation. 1 legacy investment, 5 new investments.• Invests in early stage tech startups, $250k to $750k.• 21MM fund size.• Operative March 2013. 3
  4. 4. MANAGING PARTNER PARTNER PARTNER PARTNER PARTNERStrategy Dealflow Expansion Public Affairs Corporate Affairs @VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM 4
  5. 5. • Founded 7 companies, exited 3.• Did 2 LatAm roll-outs.• Participated in 1 IPO.• Invested in10 as angels, exited 2.• Founded the first LatAm accelerator, Octantis, Santiago, 2005.• Created 1 entrepreneur program.• Directed 2 entrepreneur NGO. 5
  6. 6. @VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM
  7. 7. • Other people money.• Contacts/ Portfolio.• Structure.•Follow on.•Asset class with the higher level of risk. @VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM 7
  8. 8. • Limited Partners: write checks but do no add value.• General Partners: write checks and add value: management.• Analysts: do the leg work @VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM 8
  9. 9. • Fund Philosophy.• Who are the General Partners.• Which rounds they do.• What is their actual portfolio.• Where in the investment cycle they are.• How many partners, how many investments. 9
  10. 10. • Limited partner: value they add.• General partners: what are their domain of expertise.• Payment: Management fee 2.5% + carried interest 20%. 10
  11. 11. • Limited partner: value they add• Portfolio approach: 90% will fail• 30/30/40 investment spread• Investments class A, B and C• Potential for home run: black swan• 1 company would/should pay the fund 11
  12. 12. @VANESAK VANESA@NAZCAVENTURES.COM

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