Rafa brings 15 years of experience across venture capital, impact investing, private equity, and investment banking. Prior to Quona, Rafa spent six years at Omidyar Network, where he invested in education, emerging technologies, and financial inclusion ventures in LatAm and the US. He has also worked for Acumen Fund and Adobe Ventures, two impact investment funds, and MezzVest, a leading European subordinated debt fund manager. He began his career at UBS Investment Bank in London. Rafa holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and honors degrees in law and business administration from ICADE (Madrid).
Klar is a challenger bank increasing access to banking services for underserved Mexican consumers. Its platform addresses two key pain points in the market: a lack of access to credit and a lack of incentives to use a card instead of cash.Website
Brazilian mobility startup Kovi was founded to help ride-hailing and other on-demand app drivers in the region gain access to fairly priced vehicle financing and tools to help maximize their income and manage their money.Website
ADDI is a POS lender in Colombia offering affordable and transparent consumer loans for major purchases through partnerships with medium-sized merchants.Website