Roberto Wagmaister

Roberto Wagmaister

Founding Partner

Roberto is a lifelong entrepreneur, a
serial founder of new businesses in
the field of technology and consulting.
He is a strategic thinker, and a
pragmaticone: finding and forging the
right leadership teams in each of the
ventures, has been the cornerstone of
his success.
Roberto’s original company gA,
founded in 1992 as an SI firm in Buenos
Aires, became one of the leading
business transformation firms from
Latin America to the world, with offices
in 10 countries and a staff of 1,500
globally.

Paul A. Dougall

Paul A. Dougall

Founding Partner

Specialist in Venture Finance. Former
Head of Corporate Development and
Board Member at gA Co-Founder of
Parabolt, Digital Studio & Incubator.
Originated +$100m in equity and debt
financing for gA in global capital
markets.
Prepared capital fund-raising pitches
to strategic and private equity
investors in international roadshows.
He played a key role in Globant’s
acquisition of gA in 2020.
Paul is also an avid historian and a
host of the Laberinto Argentino
podcast.

Jaime Kleidermacher

Jaime Kleidermacher

Founding Partner

Jaime is a lawyer specializing in the
design of corporate structures for new
ventures.
Over the years he has participated in
the design, development and sale of
dozens of start-ups, often as a partner
and/or member of the Board of
Directors, including: L’Argent, Supergol,
Publicis, gA, Hausler, Mystique.
He is a recognized thought leader in
the field of Franchising.
Jaime is a novelist and a poet: he
received the Fundación Victoria
Ocampo award for his novel “Cortar el
Cielo”, and is co-host of the Laberinto
Argentino Podcast.

Kevin Ball

Kevin Ball

Partner

Kevin Ball is a respected banking
industry specialist with a track record
of developing and delivering
significant change agendas across
the globe. Kevin was Latin America
COO for HSBC and, more recently, the
Global COO for Technisys. His 35-year
global career spanned Europe, Asia,
North, Central and South America,
with the last 19 years living and
working in Latin America.
Kevin’s focus has been on large scale
transformation, with an emphasis on
technology led differentiation and
global expansion. He is an active coach
and continues to mentor a large and
diverse set of developing executives
across the globe whilst also acting as
advisor to many Fintechs.

Luciana Pagani

Luciana Pagani

Partner

Expert in strategy, Competitiveness
and Business Transformation for the
exponential digital economy.
As an entrepreneur she co founded
Boosteller to advise business leaders
and entrepreneurs. She got involved in
venture capital and in the creation of
new digital ventures. Previously she
was a consultant for Arthur D. Little
and Director of Future Brand. She is a
member of the Board at “Universidad
de San Andrés”, Professor of Strategy
and Competitiveness and member of
the MOC Network led by Michael Porter
in Harvard Business School.
As an expert in National
Competitiveness, she sat at the Board
at the National Agency for Investment
Development in Argentina.

Gerardo Olmedo

Gerardo Olmedo

Partner

Gerardo is a seasoned entrepreneur
with a passion for business
challenges, who has built a broad
portfolio of new ventures mostly in
Agribusiness. His ventures include
building an integrated bakery retail
chain, a large-scale agricultural
farming and export business in
Northern Argentina, including a
lemon plantation in the core zone of
Tucuman, and a real estate company.
He is a savvy investor that brings
strong business and negotiation skills
to the Partnership. Gerardo has
travelled extensively around the
world and is a fan of ethnic cuisine.

Strategic
Partners

VP Association

Venture Capital firms, Seed Capital, Angel Investors based out of Uruguay.

Founder:
Sara Goldberg

Year founded:
2022

BioTech Incubator / Accelerator

Based out of Rosario, Santa Fe, SF500 identifies, invests and mentors dozens of very early stage biotech start-ups in Argentina.

Founder:
Juan Soria

Founder:
2019

Philosophy

Playing well with others.
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