Viviana Angulo, Latin America Director, Pista 8 & Valhalla Private Capital, has been appointed as Senator at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. Senator Angulo will represent Bolivia in the Global Startup Committee of the Grand Assembly.
Viviana is the Director for Latin America of Valhalla Private Capital, a Canadian corporate finance company dedicated to startups and education on venture capital in the region. Viviana led several business development initiatives, for instance, the first accelerator program for mature companies in the Caribbean - Guayacan Venture Accelerator; the deployment of Babson’s scholarship program in Puerto Rico for academicians in the area of entrepreneurship; and the execution of international conferences such as: the Puerto Rico Venture Forum (2013) and the Roundtable of Entrepreneurship Education co-organized by Stanford University (2011). In Peru, she collaborated in the creation of the first angel investing network and is currently leading the first business accelerator in Bolivia Pista 8. She is considered a connector in Latin America and as an evangelist of the value of women mentoring in entrepreneurial and professional roles.