Santiago Zavala

Santiago Zavala

Partner @ 500 Startups, Hacker - Investor - Entrepreneur - Youtuber
Benito Juarez, Mexico
Experience
500 Startups

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Jan '11 - Present (10 years 3 months)

Mexican.VC

Mexican.VC • Employee

Amazing things Santiago's made
I love Startups, investment, communities and code.

I have been working for more than 10 years creating products that use the Internet as a distribution channel to reach a big audience. During my hands-on coding experience I have created tools that are used by dozens of thousands of people every day and have generated a great return of investments and generated big communities. My skills are mostly focused into very fast product creation and iteration, minimalist feature set and metrics.

I have started and organized communities for entrepreneurs and hackers like the Super Happy Dev House in Mexico City, the Hackspedition and Startup Weekend, I have facilitated, organized or otherwise taken a key role in events that have impacted and inspired more than 10 000 people in the last couple of years.

During the past 2 years I have been tackling some of the biggest problems we detected around us, access to capital, role models and mentorship and coworking spaces. In this two years, initial
Education
Preparatoria De La Salle

Preparatoria De La Salle

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

Preparatoria De La Salle

Preparatoria De La Salle

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education