ENTHUSIAST - Founders & VCs beyond the Valley

[Investor Journey] Luiz Manzano & Alex Mello (BigBets) on effective altruism in venture as a strategy and dynamics of early stage investing

January 04, 2022 Season 2 Episode 7
ENTHUSIAST - Founders & VCs beyond the Valley
[Investor Journey] Luiz Manzano & Alex Mello (BigBets) on effective altruism in venture as a strategy and dynamics of early stage investing
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BigBets is a novel early stage investing firm based in Brazil. The fund has invested in companies such as Justo and Lemon. Luiz Manzano and Alexandre Mello joined the Emerging Markets Enthusiast to talk about their journey into VC, their take on early stage investing, building relationship and adding value.

On this episode you will learn about

  • How the two found their way into venture and started BigBets
  • How to match your personality traits as co-founders 
  • BigBets unique selling proposition to founders and their approach on early stage investing
  • How to establish relationships with LPs 


You can follow Luiz and Alex on Twitter or LinkedIn.
Make sure to check out BigBets portfolio on their website and the napkin they put together on raising capital.

For more content on emerging markets investing and company building follow me on twitter @pat_travels or LinkedIn.

How did you make your way into venture
How to find the right partner to team up with
Personality dynamics between co-founders
What makes Big Bets different
On adding vale
Intricacies of early stage investing
LP relationships
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