CICLO DE CONVERSACIONES #CHILEFORNIANS, Antonia Rojas / Cristóbal Silva / Sofía Ramírez – Nuevas generaciones de chilenos en Venture Capital
Antonia is a Partner of ALLVP, Venture Capital’s leading investment fund in Spanish-speaking Latin America. Before ALLVP, Antonia was a partner of the Chilean fund Venture Capital Manutara Ventures and was an investment manager in the real estate fund Trigono Inversiones.
She is a Commercial Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and completed a Master in Social Entrepreneurship at Hult International Business School in San Francisco.
Antonia is a member of the Kauffman Fellows Class 25, and has been recognized among the top technology investors in the region in 2018 and 2019 by LAVCA.
Cristóbal has 10 years of professional experience in the investment sector, mainly in public markets. Before leaving for the United States in 2015, Cristóbal was the Portfolio Manager of a US $ 1bn fund invested in stocks and debt in Latin America. After his MBA, Cristóbal joined Orbis Investment Management, a US $ 35bn Global fund based in San Francisco. At Orbis, he was responsible for generating and monitoring investment opportunities, and building the Global portfolio. In July of this year, Cristóbal joined the new firm Ideas Impact Venture Capital as Principal. Ideas Impact seeks to invest in Seed and Series A rounds in ventures led by people who want to generate a change in the world. Cristóbal is a PUC Business Engineer and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School in 2017.
Sofía Ramírez is an Associate Partner at AgFunder, a San Francisco venture capital that is one of the most active in the world in its industry, investing in technology companies that seek to transform our agricultural and food system.
Prior to AgFunder, she was part of the founding team of Liventus, one of the fastest growing agfoodtech startups dedicated to reducing food waste in the supply chain, extending the life of fruits and vegetables. She spearheaded the company’s global market introduction, growth and expansion in Latin America, Europe, Asia, South Africa and North America, increasing its global market share from 0% to 30% in three years.
Sofía has studied Business and Journalism at UC Berkeley, Singularity University, and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and has worked in multiple locations, including Santiago, Singapore, Mexico City, and San Francisco.