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LATAM Venture Fair

Medellin, Colombia

Technology Investment in Colombia: Challenges and Opportunities

  • 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM COT


KiwiTech takes pride in helping and supporting the local startup ecosystems across the globe. KiwiTech is proud to launch the first Latam Venture Fair in Medellin, Colombia in partnership with Ruta N, Morrison Foerster and ProColombia on September 8, 2022. KiwiTech will host an informative workshop focused on helping early stage startups navigate through their product design and business strategies. The event will feature an investor panel, pitch presentation from promising local startups, and networking social. We believe this is the moment to drive new opportunities and build a community of committed leaders ready to unlock a wave of technological innovations in Latin America.
  • DATE

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    2:00 PM - 8:00 PM COT

About us
About us


September 08, 2022

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM COT
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM CHECK-IN
2:25 PM - 2:40 PM WELCOME NOTE
2:40 PM - 3:15 PM Workshop:
How to Build Your Product?
3:15 PM - 3:50 PM Workshop:
Understanding common pitfalls for startups
3:50 PM - 4:55 PM Panel Discussion:
Technology Investment in Colombia: Challenges and Opportunities
4:55 PM - 06:30 PM Startup Pitch Sessions
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM KiwiSocial Networking

Mentor Sessions

Paul Navarro

Workshop Topic: Understanding Common Pitfalls For Startups

Paul Navarro is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Morrison Foerster and a member of the firm’s Emerging Companies + Venture Capital Group. He works with founders, directors, and investors to strategize and execute high-value transactions. He regularly advises clients in the United States and Latin America and has substantial experience in equity and debt financings, general corporate governance, exit events, restructurings, and recapitalizations. Paul is a trusted advisor to companies in a variety of industries, with particular focus on fintech, cybersecurity, cryptocurrency, blockchain, renewable energy, and entertainment. Everyday he’s motivated by the passion and dedication that his founder clients show in building their dreams one step at time, and is thankful for the opportunity to help founders turn their dreams into reality. Paul is a native Spanish speaker whose cultural roots and time in Latin America have led to a life-long passion for the region. He is a counselor to many emerging companies across Latin America, especially in the fintech industry, and has helped them plan their corporate structure and navigate the capital raising process. Paul also works with U.S. investors focused on investing throughout Latin America.


Marisela Garcia Márquez


Marisela is the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Head of Investor Relations at KiwiTech, LLC. She is a data-driven millennial building meaningful partnerships that transcend borders and bridge cultural divides through technology. Inspiring funders and founders to strive for high-impact results that create opportunities to embrace diversity and equity. Founder of Global Women in Venture Initiative, building a global pipeline for women in venture capital to increase the representation of diverse women leading investment firms.

Cristian Raygoza
Founding Partner

Cristian Raygoza is Founding Partner at Iluminar Ventures. Iluminar Ventures brings together brilliant entrepreneurs, enlightened capital, and a vibrant community of partners across the globe to support Latin America’s startup ecosystem.

Daniel Salvucci
Managing Partner

Daniel Salvucci has a broad experience in science, technology, business and entrepreneurship. For the past four years, he has managed Cygnus Capital Angel Club, one of the most active groups in Argentina, and has been part of the Investment team of Draper Cygnus sourcing early stage startups. For more than 10 years, he acquired experience in different Industries as Sales Engineer and Product Manager at Schneider Electric, leading one of the Automation business units for Argentina. He later co-founded a Coworking Space company and an Open Innovation consulting firm. Daniel is a founding member of ASEA (the Association of Entrepreneurs in Argentina), over the past six years he has been involved in fostering the entrepreneurship and investment ecosystems in Argentina, advising startups, Corporations and Governments. Daniel holds an Electronics Engineering degree from the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional and a Postgraduate degree in Finance from the Universidad Catolica Argentina.


Past Attendees

Hernan Fernandez Lamadrid

Managing Partner

Sandra Sainz

Managing Director of Private Investments

Alejandro Diez Barroso

Managing Partner

Jazmín Gustale Gill

Founder & Managing Partner

Eugenio Perea

Venture Partner

Jose Miguel Cortes

Head of Venture

Juan Luis Hernandez

Founding & Principal Partner

Laura Moreno Lucas

Managing Partner, LAT VC & Founder