Caracas – Madrid
ND Venture Assets S.L. (ND Ventures) based in Madrid, Spain, is a spin-off from Negociosdigitales, a company in Caracas, Venezuela, dedicated to venture capital and angel investing in startups since January 2000.
At NDVentures, we value our heritage from NegociosDigitales, and share our passion for innovation and growth by creating a collaborative space with entrepreneurs and investors in turn to transform business projects & ideas into reality.
Negociosdigitales is an active member of Xcala, a non profit organization in Montevideo joining most business angel’s networks in Latin America .
NDVentures works closely with Negociosdigitales to foster its founders vision to be a leading player in the Venezuelan, Latin American and Spanish startup investment ecosystem.
what we do
We are committed to supporting entrepreneurs and business leaders at companies within early stages (Seed Capital, Early Growth) by advising them on their business strategies & model validation while contributing to secure private equity financing.
Investing in startups as an alternative asset class is a great opportunity. It requires specific expertise and extensive experience within the entrepreneurial ecosystem that NDVentures can provide through its talent network and historical roots.
At NDVentures we provide to our clients a platform bridge that connects potential ideas and synergies between Latin America and Europe. Additionally, we offer our consulting services and support to those potential investors and entrepreneurs willing to explore the startup ecosystem in Venezuela through our subsidiary negociosdigitales.com.
– Business Angels and VCs
– Family Offices
– Institutional Investors
– Innovation Programs
Our strategy is focused in Seed Capital, Early Stage and Early Growth, within the following sectors:
– Food & Beverages
– Other Online Businesses
Founder of Negociosdigitales, active within the Latin American startup investment ecosystem for more than 20 years, structuring investment processes, portfolio building and exit strategies.
Founding President of the Venezuelan Chamber
PhD in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1975.
Research and teaching background in business schools and universities in Venezuela, Brasil, Colombia and the USA.
Director / Board Secretary
Founding partner of Torres Plaz Araujo, a top Venezuelan legal firm, with extensive experience providing legal and fiscal counseling for structuring private M&A and capital market, national and international, deals within the oil and gas industry, insurance, food and beverages industries.
Past President of the Tax Committee in Venamcham, the Venezuelan and American Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Current member of the AsociaciónVenezolana de derecho Tributario and of the International Fiscal Association.
Lawyer, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello 1974, postgraduate studies in Universidad Central de Venezuela and at Harvard Law School’s Leadership in Law Firms Program.
Research and teaching background in business schools and universities in Venezuela.
Director / Treasurer
CEO of Negociosdigitales, a pioneer institution in venture capital investment in Latam.
Director of the Venezuelan Chamber of E-commerce.
MA in Risk Management (Nottingham, UK), Diploma in International Development (London/LSE, UK); BSc. in Economics (UCAB – Venezuela)
Experience in private equity asset management, investment banking, insurance, international trade and business development.
Research and teaching background in business schools, universities and business associations in Colombia, Spain and Venezuela.
Oscar Grossmann Mendoza
Worked in several managerial positions in Marketing & Sales at Empresas-Polar/Pepsico, Nestlé Venezuela & Nestlé Ecuador.
Master of Science in Global Finance, New York University (Stern) / Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
MBA, IE Business School.
Bachelor of Science in Management, Bentley University.
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