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Romero Rodrigues
Partner at Redpoint e.ventures

Profile

Romero Rodrigues is Managing Director of Redpoint eventures, the first Sillicon Valley VC firm to be established in Brazil in 2012. Redpoint eventures has $130 million of assets under management, 30 investments in Latin America, and is co-founder Cubo with Itaú Unibanco.

Romero is also Co-Founder of Buscapé Company, a comparison shopping service launched in 1999. As CEO, Romero led 20 acquisitions (from payments to classifieds) and helped the company to raise 4 rounds of investment. In 2009, Naspers, a South African group, acquired 91% of Buscapé in a valuation of $374 Million. Buscapé became the largest Internet exit in Brazil at the time and the first staged financed start-up to provide exit to investors.

In Nov/2013, Rodrigues became CEO of Comparison Shopping at Naspers, managing businesses in 3 continents and 18 countries.

Rodrigues also dedicates time to Endeavor, a NGO that supports entrepreneurship where he acts as a donor, mentor and served as board member from 2012 to 2018.

Rodrigues is a board member of Wayfair (NYSE:W), Ascenty, Viajanet, Pismo and Olist.

As an active angel investor, Romero invested in 25 startups in Brazil, United States, UK and South Africa.

Romero Rodrigues has a BSc in Electrical Engineering at Escola Politecnica of University of São Paulo and GSB SEP at Stanford University.

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