Investor Series

Interview With Eric Perez-Grovas

Eric Perez-Grovas

Name

Eric Perez-Grovas

Fund / Group

Wollef VC (formerly Jaguar Ventures)

Founded

2013

Location

Mexico City

Number of portfolio companies

34

Focus Areas

Early stage internet focused business

Focus Geographies

Spanish speaking LATAM

Stage(s)

Early stage

HOW AND WHY DID YOU GET STARTED IN PRIVATE INVESTING?

I was raised by an entrepreneurial Mother who inspired me to admire and respect all entrepreneurs. Since I wrote my MBA´s admission essay I had a clear idea that I wanted to dedicate my life to help and invest in Entrepreneurs.

WHAT IS THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU VALUE IN AN INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY?

The Entrepreneur´s vision.

WHAT ARE THE BEST INNOVATION THEMES THAT YOU SEE IN THE MARKET TODAY?

Using the digital highway to help people achieve a higher quality of life.

BEYOND ECONOMIC RETURN, WHAT KIND OF IMPACT DO YOU HOPE TO MAKE WITH YOUR PORTFOLIO?

In all honesty, only economic return.

WHAT ARE THE MOST PRESSING CHALLENGES OR PAIN POINTS IN MANAGING YOUR DAY-TO-DAY PRIVATE INVESTMENT ACTIVITY?

Helping entrepreneurs reach and hire the talent their companies need.

WHAT IS THE HARDEST INVESTMENT LESSON YOU’VE LEARNED AND/OR THE BIGGEST INVESTMENT MISTAKE YOU’VE MADE?

Underestimating how important it is for the Entrepreneur´s success, to have selling capabilities.

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE INDUSTRY INFORMATION SOURCES AND/OR SERVICES?

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WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE NON-BUSINESS INTEREST OR HOBBY?

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WHAT’S YOUR TAKE ON THE PRIVATE MARKET OVERALL?

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