We are a venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments

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 English and Spanish-speaking entrepreneurial ecosystems across the world

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

Mariano is the General Partner of MGV Capital Group

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.

We write 50k to 250k checks depending on stage and round, in syndication with other VCs and angel investors

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