Interview with Antonio Luck and Adriana Suarez, Managing Partners, MatterScale Ventures

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In this episode:

Antonio Luck and Adriana Suarez, Managing Partners at MatterScale Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage Latin startups with a global mindset, located in the US and LatAm, that apply technology to offer high quality, affordable, and accessible services for the majority. Key sectors include the future of jobs, education, healthcare, productivity, and financial services.

Show notes

Personal background – Antonio Luck

3:06

Personal background – Adriana Suarez

4:38

Getting started in venture capital and Endeavor – Antonio Luck

10:11

Explaining the Endeavor platform – Antonio Luck

11:52

The beginnings of MatterScale Ventures takes shape – Antonio Luck

12:52

Developing an investment strategy at MatterScale Ventures – Antonio Luck

14:23

How a career in government translated to venture capital and angel investing – Adriana Suarez

17:40

Building an angel investment portfolio – Adriana Suarez

22:00

What are the characteristics of founders that you are looking for? – Antonio Luck

24:35

How have entrepreneurs evolved in LatAm? – Adriana Suarez

30:35

What does MatterScale look for in companies that can scale and grow rapidly? – Antonio Luck

35:02

Sourcing investment opportunities? – Adriana Suarez

37:09

The team at MatterScale – role of venture partners? – Antonio Luck

41:55

What have been the biggest learning experiences in starting MatterScale? – Adriana Suarez

43:59

Thoughts on current market opportunities – Antonio Luck

46:33

Characterizing the current economic environment, investment outlook – Adriana Suarez

49:03

Things I do for fun, what I am reading? – Adriana Suarez

52:55

Things I do for fun, what I am reading? – Antonio Luck

53:51

Getting more information on MatterScale Ventures – Andres Sandate

56:08

References to books and websites in the episode

www.matterscale.com

Fernando Fabre, Managing Partner of MatterScale Ventures on Remote Leadership

May 13, 2020

Medium Article on Remote Leadership

https://medium.com/@fernando_90271

Books recommended in the episode

https://www.blitzscaling.com/

https://www.amazon.com/Hard-Thing-About-Things-Building/dp/0062273205

https://www.amazon.com/How-Raise-Adult-Overparenting-Prepare/dp/1250093635

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