Ariel Russo is an investor who supports our partners and founders. He started his career as a financial analyst in wealth management, analyzing macroeconomic trends in LATAM and leading the business expansion in Central America. He then led his family business, Grupo Raphael, the biggest hypermarket chain in the country, where he helped transform the company’s digital channels by developing and managing the online marketplaces. He also sits on the board of the company. 

Ariel speaks four languages (Spanish, English, Italian, and Hebrew) and currently lives in Miami. He received his BS from Babson College and earned an MBA from the University of Miami.