Marcelo Astrachan - Founding Partner

Marcelo Astrachan, a civil engineer graduated from PUC-Rio with an MBA from Ibmec, is the founder of Darwin Capital, which operates its own Venture Fund with investments in companies from different sectors (Benie, Zoop, Beevale, Moneri, Cue Health, among others) and also operates in structuring and advising Mergers and Acquisitions

Marcelo was a partner at Accenture and, under his command, the company Cyberlynxx multiplied its value from 8M to 350 million reais in just 6 years.

João Luiz Nogueira - Advisor

João Luiz Nogueira has extensive experience in executive positions at large companies. He started his career at Accenture, where he worked for 19 years. He was an executive at Vale SA as Global Technology and Innovation Director for 10 years. Since 2015 he has been specializing in the M&A and Startups segment, as an investor and a renowned mentor. Today, he is an advisor at Darwin Capital

Alexandre Azevedo - Advisor

Alexandre Azevedo is a partner at Think IT, a technology company operating in Latin America with several fronts of activity but emphasising on infrastructure support, edge computing, security and cloud broker.

In addition to being an entrepreneur and an executive, he is on the board of directors of technology companies due to his experience accumulated in more than 20 years in the software and services industry. He worked for companies like Oracle, Datasul and TOTVS in senior management positions and as CEO of operations for these conglomerates. He graduated in business at PUC São Paulo with a postgraduate degree in economics. He took several specialization courses in Brazil and abroad at renowned institutions such as PUC, FDC, Manchester Business School, among others.

Lélio Souza - Advisor

Lélio Souza is, since April 2016, CEO of Intelie, a Brazilian company operating in the market for analytical solutions and Operational Intelligence for companies in the most varied segments. He started his career at Accenture, where he was Sr Manager and held, for 8 years, management positions in several areas of TOTVS, the last two being as Director responsible for the commercial operation of TOTVS in Brazil. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering at UFMG with a specialization in Process Engineering at IETEC and CPIM certified by APICS, Lélio also works as an advisor and angel investor in technology, education and alternative energy companies.

Shai Hod - Partner

Shai started his investment banking career as Senior Investment Advisor at Bank Hapoalim. He subsequently worked as an investment Portfolio Manager at Clal-Finance Private Investment House. His expertise in banking and insurance systems coupled with his strong analytical skills have greatly contributed to the success of iArgento’s business initiatives, portfolio management and business development activities.

Shai holds a B.A. in Business Administration, Sociology & Anthropology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an M.B.A. with honors in Advanced Studies from the Open University of Israel.

Roberto Dias Duarte - Advisor

Advisor to Omie, Fortes Tecnologia and Latourrette Consulting (Portugal), mentor and teacher. He delivered more than 1,000 lectures, training and mentoring in Brazil, USA and Portugal. MBA from IBMEC. Currently attending the Master of Science in Business Administration at Florida Christian University.

Luiz Augusto- Analista de M&A

Luiz Augusto completed courses in Business Evaluation and Investment Analysis at FGV and is a graduate student in Production Engineering at PUC-Rio. In addition, he uses his retail experience at Oficina Reserva and fintechs at Blu to evaluate companies that arrive at Darwin Capital. Monitors and supports the M&A processes and is responsible for the communication of Darwin Capital.