Emerging Markets Enthusiast

[Investor Journey] Laura Constantini (Astella) on building a VC firm from 0-$100m, mechanics of early stage investing & winning over LPs

November 23, 2021 Season 2 Episode 4
Emerging Markets Enthusiast
[Investor Journey] Laura Constantini (Astella) on building a VC firm from 0-$100m, mechanics of early stage investing & winning over LPs
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Patrick sat down with Laura Constantini, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of leading early stage firm Astella. She is a Kauffman Fellow, Class 2021. On the show, Laura takes us on her unique journey from starting as a research analyst in the financial sector in Brazil, to M&A and subsequently founding Astella together with Edson Rigonatti. 

On the show you will learn about 

  • Betting on the horse or the jockey
  • Building a VC firm from zero
  • Attracting LPs for your fund through consistency and transparency 
  • The mindset shift from M&A, public markets to VC
  • Mercenary entrepreneurs vs. Mission driven entrepreneur 

You can find Laura on LinkedIn or Twitter.
Check out Astella's Podcast, "Astella around the world" here

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How did you make your way into VC?
Building relationships
Attracting LPs and scale from one fund to another
Betting on the horse or the jockey
Exit trends in Brazil
Fast Speed Round