San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
|Join us on April 23th to welcome Damian Voltes!|
Damian Voltes is a serial entrepreneur, investment banker and angel investor.
In November 2009 he co-founded EmergingCast a company focused on an Internet-based model for the professional creation of content at scale in Latin America. In July 2011, Demand Media (NYSE:DMD) acquired the company. Since then, Damian is serving as Manager Director of Demand Media for Latin America.
In June 2003, he co-founded Digital Ventures and InZearch and grew the business to become one of the leading Ad Networks in Latin America. Both companies were acquired in July 2007 by Fox International Channels, a News Corp. company (NASDAQ:NWS). Post-acquisition, Damian not only focused on the successful integration of the operation, he also helped shape the international expansion strategy for the ad network (now rebranded as .Fox Networks).
Through its fund Patagonia Ventures, he has invested in 20+ internet companies including IndexTank (acquired by LinkedIn NYSE:LNKD), FnBox, Sumavisos, OnTrade, Hunt Mobile Ads, ZetaNet, TicTapps, PixOwl, Properati among other Internet and technology start-ups.
As an investment banker at GroupArgent, he was advisor on multiple M&A transactions in LatAm in the Technology, Media and Internet industries.
Damian also engages not for profit activities. He is an active contributor and mentor at Endeavor and Fundación Tzedaka.
He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (Universidad de Belgrano), a Master in Business Administration (Universidad de Belgrano) and a Postgraduate in Telecommunications (Universidad de San Andres & ITBA).
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