Bozano Investimentos is an alternative asset management firm organized in a unique platform for investors, clients and partners. Structured as a partnership, Bozano Investimentos is able to attract, retain and develop the best talents in each specialty.
Our investment philosophy builds on trust and knowledge. We offer to our clients, investors and investees companies consistent and distinguished returns through diversified financial products and strategies. Founded with approximately R$ 4 billion in AUM, Bozano Investimentos aims to become the most successful alternative investment management firm in Latin America.
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Bozano Investimentos team dedicated to the fund:
Fernando Wagner da Silva (Criatec II Head),
Fernando has a Masters degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro with a co-supervision of IMPA (National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics). Fernando also holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the same school. His research projects developed at COPPE/UFRJ and IMPA were awarded by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC) and UNESCO.
Partner at Bozano Investimentos, Fernando has a great expertise in management, strategy and entrepreneurship. Appointed by the prestigious investments firms Opportunity and Rio Bravo, Fernando was an executive director at several venture capital companies, acting in the process of turnaround and sell-out. Fernando was responsible for the Internet coordination of the Rio de Janeiro bid to the 2004 Olympic Games.
As an investor, Fernando is registered at CVM and was an investment analyst and board member at Opportunity. He is also an angel investor in several companies in Brazil.
Fernando is an enthusiast on emerging technologies and innovation. He was CEO of BASEOi, the online gaming portal of the Telemar/Oi Group. He was also an advisor for aerospace, biotech and communications at Axia Ventures. Fernando was a board member at ABRAGAMES (Brazilian Game Companies Association) and executive manager at TecGames (game companies incubator at Genesis/PUC-Rio). Fernando was also invited by Finep to participate in the selection process of companies for the Subvenção Econômica funding programs.
Guilherme de Carlos (Criatec II Senior Analyst)
Partner at Bozano Investimento working at the Technology and Innovation in the Private Equity and one of the main responsibles for the management of Criatec 2 Fund and Education Ventures. Guilherme is an experienced entrepreneur and investor working since 2004 with Private Equity related activities. He founded Antera one of the first seed capital General Partner in Brazil and worked at Ideiasnet one of the largest local technology holdings and UBS Pactual. Guilherme is Board Member of DotLegend S.A., B.Sc in Business Administration and CFA Charterholder
Jonas is founder and partner of BR Investimentos. Jonas has a Ph.D. in Mathematics, was a leading researcher at IMPA and has an over 13 years experience in PE and VC.
Jonas was part of the team that founded the National Research Network (RNP) the project that deployed internet in Brazil. He was a Director at Opportunity, a pioneer Private Equity group in Brazil. He was President and Chief Investment Officer of Innovate, holding of the Opportunity Group focused VC investments in ICT companies. While at Innovate invested at APPI Tecnologia S/A, a innovative company which solution was included in the book “101 Top Brazilian Innovations” published by the Monitor Group.
Jonas has a great expertise in innovation and entrepreneurship related to the areas of Education, ICT, Media and Internet. He pioneered the Computer Graphics industry in Brazil as the Chief R&D Officer at Rede Globo, responsible for the development of the Computer Graphics animation system for the Globo Television.
Jonas founded the Visgraf Laboratory at IMPA (Brazilian Media Lab), and implemented the Masters, PhD and post-doctoral programs in the areas of Computer Graphics and Vision.
Associate at Bozano Investimentos, 100% dedicated to the Education Ventures fund, Mr. Leao holds a BA in Economics from PUC-Rio, and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Economics and Finance from the same institution. Before joining BR Investimentos in 2012, Mr. Leao worked at BTG Pactual with fund administration focused on FIDC funds (Brazilian receivables fund) and began his career working as a financial analyst at MDL Realty – the real estate arm of Banco Modal.