Alejandro Echavarria is the quintessential “new gen” of Latin venture capitalists.
Young, hungry and connected Alejandro and his partners at Marathon Labs are transforming how companies are built in Colombia. Marathon Labs started as a company builder and quickly became a leading venture fund focused on partnering with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their businesses while avoiding friction.
Alejandro and his team at Marathon Labs provide more than capital to their portfolio companies. Marathon Labs offer the founders it is supporting structuring advice, help attracting and hire the right talent and introductions to strategic partners. Alejandro also provides founders an unusual, multi-cultural perspective having grown up between Colombia, Europe and the United States which is important as founders consider how to best grow and scale beyond Colombia.
In the tech world Juan Pablo has co-founded Idea.me, Miami Angels, the Lab Miami, Lab Ventures & Wonder (purchased in 2020 by Atari). He also publishes a widely read column on the TecnoLatino https://latamlist.com/author/jpcappello/ and continues advising entrepreneurs in the region from PAGLaw https://www.pag.law
The podcast “Aqui & Ahora” asks: What are the leaders of the TecnoLatino doing “here & now”? How are they facing the changes and challenges we are living? “Aqui & Ahora” offers tips for entrepreneurs, investors and supporters of the TecnoLatino & MiamiTech.
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