E-Platform Venture Partners

REGION: LatAm

Venture Capital

Our Investment focus:

e-Platform Venture Partners seeks to participate in innovative technology companies in their early-stage of investments. Our focus is on companies that create technology and infrastructure for the Internet for the Brazilian and Latin American market.

Investment analysis:

This phase involves an analysis of the enterprise Business Plan that is applying for an investment:

First, the entrepreneurs should send a summarized business plan, with a maximum of 3 pages, explaining the business idea, competitive advantages, cash flow statement (describing cash generation and needs) and the entrepreneurs resumés. Analysis and feedback should take about 1-2 weeks.

Ideas and entrepreneurs that show high potential will be asked to send an expanded business plan, including a valuation analysis, market potential, business model description, entrepreneurs detailed resumés, financial statements and an implementation plan. This expanded business plan should have a maximum of 15 pages.

Working with e-Platform:

In helping entrepreneurs create tomorrow's winning companies, e-Platform not only participates with capital, but also plays an extremely active role. We give the new company access to people, whether they're partners, staff, investors or customers, and to knowledge.

Every e-Platform project has the support of all partners, a powerful, experienced and well-connected team. Besides our professional competence and networking capabilities, we also emphasize our ethic attitude towards new projects and the people who conceived them. That is our commitment to entrepreneurs, and that makes us one of the best partners in the market.

FEATURED MEMBER

Title: Co-Founder

Antonio Henrique Prado

Academic background BS in Mechanical-Aeronautical Engineering, 1992 ITA – Instituto Tecnológico da Aeronáutica – São José dos Campos – SP MBA, 1997 (Dean’s List) - Graduate School of Business (Chicago Booth GSB) The University of Chicago – Chicago, Illinois – EUA – Top 1% GMAT Recipient of Fundação Estudar’s scholarship Course in Investor Relations from Saint-Paul Institute, 2010 Courses in Project Mgtm., Leadership and Sustainability from IPA, IMD and MIT, 2011 Member of ABVCAP (Brazilian PE and VC association) and IBRI (Brazil’s Investor Relations Association) Qualifications Summary Private equity and VC: 15 years of experience. Board member at Evobooks.com and Netshow.me I worked since my graduation (20 years+) with Strategy projects at number of companies and industries, both as a consultant (Booz, AT Kearney) and as an executive. Sizes of companies varied from Fortune 500 to family businesses. I have accumulated significant PMO experience. I am versed in the PMI methodology, established PMOs from ground zero and worked with benchmark companies, such as Dupont. As a consultant and executive I conducted turnarounds, achieving relevant results. I worked 3 years at Booz Allen, 4 years at AT Kearney. I participated in Rossi’s and Copersucar’s IPOs. I worked with M&A, financial analysis, strategic planning, identification and selection of business opportunities, preparation of business plans, establishment of partnerships and JVs, and negotiation of contracts with large national and multinational groups. I identified, evaluated and implemente new business opportunities, with a focus on value creation. I studied and lived in the US and in Singapore. My work exposed me to different cultures and countries and I have traveled extensively both for business and pleasure. I was one of the angels of Buscape, Latin America’s leading price comparison mechanism. My experience included not only financial investing but also hands-on involvement in daily activities and raising additional capital for the company. I am a seasoned professional, used to work with teams as a leader and as a full-participant member, able to interact at all management levels.


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Contact Details

Address:
Alameda Franca 732 112
São Paolo - 01422-000
Brazil
Phone:
(5511) 99159-2962
Contact Person:
Antonio Henrique Prado
Position:
Co-Founder
Email:
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Company Web Address:
http://www.e-platform.com.br/