Antonia Rojas Eing joins ALLVP as the youngest female VC partner in Latin America

Antonia Rojas Eing, the youngest female partner of Latin America’s major VCs, has joined ALLVP as a partner. 
Twenty-nine year old Rojas Eing first entered the investment world in Germany (she is half Chilean, half German), but with a real estate angle. “I learned the discipline and analysis needed to make an investment decision, and how to see the world from an international perspective,” she noted. 
Good VCs are often founders-turned-investors. Rojas Eing has worked on the startup side as well, as she pursued an entrepreneurial project with an edtech startup a few years ago, although that company is no longer in existence. She experienced how hard it was to raise early stage capital in Chile – a problem she is back now to solve. After some time in the Bay Area pursuing a masters degree in social entrepreneurship, she returned to Chile to invest in seed stage startups with a fund called Manutara. Now, after a months of mentorship with ALLVP, she will be joining the Mexico-based fund as their third partner. 
Rojas Eing says her first focus will be on enterprise SaaS in Colombia, Mexico and Chile. “Latin America is the biggest untapped VC opportunity in the world, and ALLVP is all about transforming and improving the way Latin Americans lead daily lives.” Indeed, Latin American startups can get funding if they’re solving serious pain points for the region’s massive, digitally engaged middle class. 
ALLVP is one of the most active new wave funds in Spanish-speaking Latin America right now. The firm, which was founded in 2012, was an early backer of Cornershop, the Chilean grocery delivery startup that raised $31.7 million (mostly from Silicon Valley’s Accel) and exited to Uber after a $225 million deal with Walmart unraveled after being blocked by antitrust regulators in Mexico. ALLVP has also invested in Colombian cloud kitchen MUY and Mexican Opendoor clone Flat. The firm has over $200M in assets under management across three portfolios, having closed its third $100M fund in 2018. 
The relationship Rojas Eing and ALLVP serendipitously began at the TechCrunch Sao Paulo Battlefield event in 2018, when Rojas Eing and ALLVP general partner Fernando Lelo de Larrea judged a Startup Battlefield session together. 
Antonia Rojas Eing joins ALLVP as the youngest female VC partner in Latin America
Antonia Rojas Eing and Fernando Lelo de Larrea judge Startup Battlefield Sao Paulo in November 2018.
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