Agriculture Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Consumer, CleanTech, Enterprise SW/ SaaS, FoodTech, FinTech, Property Tech, All
Founder and General Partner, Oikos Innovation Capital
Lisandro Bril - Lisandro is the Founder and General Partner of Oikos Tech LLC with focus in AgriFoodTech. This is Lisandro´s fifth Venture Capital Fund. Currently with US$ 125 Million of ASUM in AltaVentures, a Pan-American VC Fund and AxiaVentures Company Builder. He joined J-Ventures as LP Partner and CoFounder of the Latin American Community.
His career in Venture Capital and high impact entrepreneurial development started as a pioneer during the 90s as Angel investor in Graphical Information (Executive Support System sold to Oracle), and in Amtec (now NEORIS). In 1998, he co- founded the BGS Seed Capital Fund in Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela) and was CEO of i5/Hicks Fund in Argentina, with US$ 20 Million invested in Mercado Libre (MELI:Nasdaq), Despegar (DESP: NYSE ) , and Amtec (Neoris).
Lisandro has co-created and has worked as Member of the Advisory Board and Investment Committee of CITES of Sancor Insurance Group , the first Science Tech based incubator of Latin America, based in Santa Fe and Bariloche – Argentina - and Uruguay . CITES successfully implemented the Science Tech Israeli Incubator model.
He is a pioneer of the Latin American entrepreneurial ecosystem as a Co-founder of Endeavor Argentina (first Endeavor in the world that promotes hi impact entrepreneurs ) . He has been a Judge at the Annual Harvard Business School Business Plan Competition, as well as at the MIT Latin America 50K. Active sponsor of the Annual Punta del Este Uruguay Meet up , the first Entrepreneurs and Investors regional annual summit founded by Sergio Fogel (also J-Ventures LP) and Pablo Brenner .
Prior to this, Lisandro founded Booz Allen Hamilton in Argentina, and was its Managing Director. He retired as Chairman of the BAH Advisory Board. He also worked for seven years as Partner at both Spencer Stuart and Korn/ Ferry International Management Consulting and Executive Search Firms .
Lisandro has experienced an active public government and civic participation. UnderSecretary of Foreign Trade of Argentina ( 1985-88) . Co-founder of ConstiTuya, a network of Argentine non-partisan citizens that has the purpose of creating public goods and foster state policies for ESG-compliant social and economic development. Co-Founder and Treasurer of the Education NGOs Fundación Equidad and Fundación Luminis, Member of the Boards of CIPPEC (G20 Argentine organizer think tank). President of Harvard Club Argentina. Board Member that Foreign Trade Commission of the American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina (AmCham). Lisandro was as at the foundation stages of the G50 Group, Washington Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Latin American business leaders organization . Economic Journalist . Case Writer at the Harvard Business School .
Lisandro holds a BA in Economics (Summa Cum Laude) from University of Buenos Aires, and an MPA from Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government with major in Government Policies & and Business