Patricia Saenz

Managing Partner
EWA Capital


Founder and Managing Partner of EWA Capital, a regional VC fund with a gender smart approach, committed to narrow the gender inequality in the region. The fund seeks to invest in early stage companies based on innovation, disruption, technology and inclusion, focusing on key industries that demonstrate the greatest scalability and disruption opportunity with high potential for impact in the region.
Over 15 years of experience as entrepreneur and investor, staged more than US$60Mn of foreign investments in Colombia and consolidated both goods and services companies in different industries. Patricia has +4 years of experience as early stage Fund Manager (Mountain Nazca Colombia), evaluating +300 investment opportunities in the past 3 years. Patricia was leading investment professional for transactions in Platzi, Merqueo, 1Doc3, Human Inc, GoCargo, Medcann and Reve Group, generating realized and unrealized gains of +3X in the past 5 years.
Board member of Colcapital (Colombian PE and VC Association) representing VC funds in the industry. Graduated with honors from Bsch Business studies at City University (Cass Business School) with an MBA at Instituto Empresa Madrid (Ie).