We are entrepreneurs and strategists partnering with exceptional founders applying computer science to solve some of the world’s most complex problems at scale.
Our purpose is to help founders develop profitable and self-sustaining businesses to attract strategic buyers or growth financing.
We invest in founders with a solid base for growth and support them in accelerating value capture
Founders with the passion and emotional intelligence required to build strong cultures that produce long-lasting products
Software products with exceptional attention to user experience, portability, and scalability
Startups with the discipline and desire for rapid growth, addressing a large market opportunity
Startups with cross-border expansion plans or aspirations
Solutions with proven, predictable revenue models
Companies with significant progress toward building a minimum viable product and/or monetizing solution
He has over twenty years of experience leading growth strategy initiatives for Fortune 500 companies and Private Equity/Venture Capital firms. His career includes a decade of strategy and operations consulting with Booz & Company and several years’ industry experience in information technology. As a Founder, he has launched several startups in professional services, retail, technology, and gaming. As an Investor, he focuses on early-stage technology companies.
Mariano holds an MBA with Distinction (Finance, Strategy, Marketing) from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and Private Equity and Venture Capital Certifications from Stanford University, Harvard Business School and EGADE Business School.
Mariano’s global perspective is based on engagements in the U.S., U.K., Mexico, Germany, Peru, Colombia, and South Korea. He has authored multiple publications on M&A, technology, and gaming and has won the Booz Allen Hamilton Professional Excellence Award, the EKI Leadership Award, and others.
Advanced AI platform used to de-risk investment decisions with the most robust data analytics in the market
Device agnostic plug-n-play software that makes mobile apps work without internet
Campaign management solution that helps creators grow their revenue
Real-time environmental due diligence for development projects
Prior Angel Investments
Audio platform for creators and listeners
Online technology platform where hospitals and outpatient facilities can directly access per diem medical staff
All-in-one digital fitness platform empowering wellness professionals
Cash advances for 401(k) matches and employee benefits
Competitive enablement for enterprise sales
The simplest way to gift, track, and save towards your child’s goals
Acquired by UNest
Advanced location monitoring technology for families and beyond