Leonardo Teixeira is the managing partner of Iporanga Ventures. Since 2014, Leonardo has been investing full time in tech companies and offering mentorship to several startup acceleration programs such as Startup Farm and Artemisia, among others. Leonardo is board member at Anjos do Brasil, Co-founder of Insper Angels and Advisor to MIT Angels Brazil. Prior to that, Leonardo worked for 11 years at Macquarie Group and Barclays PLC trading derivatives with Corporate Clients in Sao Paulo, London and New York. As academic background, Leonardo holds a BA in Production Engineering from Poli – USP, an MBA in Finance from Insper, Executive Education in Venture Capital from UC Berkeley and LEAD Certification in Corporate Innovation from Stanford University.