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Our incubator where we ideate, develop, and fund new tech businesses with motivated entrepreneurs

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Events

Our events provide a bridge that connects leading startups with established corporations and investors

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Corporate Services

We support the innovation strategies of corporations by connecting them with our vast network to learn about new tech solutions

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Co-Working

We built Miami’s first coworking space in 2012 called The LAB Miami, located in the heart of the Wynwood Arts District

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Our Team

Tigre Wenrich

Tigre Wenrich

Former BCG Partner
Founding CFO/COO Open English
Founding investor and Board member Proteak (IPO)
Mentor for Endeavor, Venture Hive, NXTP Labs
Investor in over two dozen start-ups

Tigre Wenrich

CEO & Co-Founder
Marco Giberti

Marco Giberti

Founder Vesuvio Ventures
Sold e-Mind to Liberty Media
Sold Mind Opener to Pearson
Sold Mind Trainer to Reed Elsevier
Former Apple executive
Investor in over 35 start-ups

Marco Giberti

Co-Founder
Eduardo Barco

Eduardo Barco

Partner at Big Sur
30 years I-Banking experience at Morgan Grenfell, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank
Raised over $10B
Founding partner in Generamos, Valle Energy and Carbocoque

Eduardo Barco

Co-Founder
JP Cappello

JP Cappello

Leading VC lawyer in Miami and Latin America
Partner at MobLabs
Former Patagon.com ($700M exit)
Former Greenberg Traurig Partner
Investor in over two dozen start-ups

JP Cappello

Co-Founder
Matti Marshak

Matti Marshak

Former founding partner and CTO of Pacific54
Founded 5 companies in the past 8 years
Digital marketing guru and expert in designing and developing new online platforms
Investor and mentor of local Miami startups

Matti Marshak

Chief Technology Officer
Shelli Kashriel

Shelli Kashriel

Former Director of Nielsen Ventures with strong experience in Corporate Venture Capital
Advised and supported over a dozen tech startups in the consumer research and media industries
Tech-savvy professional with data science experience at Nielsen

Shelli Kashriel

Ventures Director
Pamela Granoff

Pamela Granoff

Founder of Latam Founders Network
Founder of Future of Local
Producer Entrepreneur Week Brazil
Brazil market entry for MyFitnessPal, Yelp, Pinterest
Advisor to Tizkka and UVK
Investor in 4 startups

Pamela Granoff

Events Director
Elisa Trujillo

Elisa Trujillo

Former Director of Programs and Events at the Arts & Business Council of Miami where she connected businesses with local arts groups to foster a sustainable creative ecosystem in South Florida. Elisa has a diverse work experience which includes involvement in industries such as commercial real estate, marketing, fashion, and art.

Elisa Trujillo

Marketing Manager
Francisco Guevara

Francisco Guevara

Entrepreneur with over 13 years of experience in general management and corporate finance across various industries in different Latam markets. Ex GM, Zurich (Insurance), and P&G.

Francisco Guevara

Co-Founder at Partsium
Zach Martin

Zach Martin

Experienced Startup Founder with an emphasis on Business Development, Partnerships, CustomerAcquisition, Sales and Marketing.

Zach Martin

Co-Founder at OrderOut
Gregory Rothman

Gregory Rothman

Greg is the former VP of strategic initiatives at Open English where he was in charge  growth. Last year, Greg dove into the startup world and is currently leading My Rent Hero a startup that focuses on the off-campus student housing market.

Gregory Rothman

Co-Founder at My Rent Hero
Gaston Isoldi

Gaston Isoldi

Multicultural and bilingual business professional with strong strategic skills and a proven record of growing revenues and profitability in diverse international industries.

Gaston Isoldi

Business Development
Daniel West

Daniel West

“Daniel is a native of Boston and New Orleans and received his BA from Loyola University New Orleans.” Daniel’s background is in customer service and marketing. He is passionate about analytical research

Daniel West

Sales Manager
Diego Torres

Diego Torres

Senior at the University of Miami studying Finance with a minor in Real Estate. Diego’s background is in Venture Capital, Real Estate, and Consumer-Focused Businesses.

Diego Torres

Ventures Analyst
John Roque

John Roque

A Senior at the University of Miami studying Marketing, with a minor in Interactive Media. John’s background is in Web & Graphic Design, Construction & Real Estate, and Business Development.

John Roque

Ventures Analyst

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Events

04 Oct

FINNO Summit Miami 2018

FINNOSUMMIT, the largest and most-successful Fintech conference that brings together the most innovative Fintech startups from Latin America ...
15 May

Future of Real Estate 2019 Summit

Overview Robotics is a single-day event designed to facilitate in-depth conversations and networking opportunities with the industry leaders and researchers...
14 Nov

Future of Logistics Summit 2018

​Learn how technological advances are radically changing the logistics industry landscape and what steps you can take to stay ahead of the game...
19 Feb

Future of Travel Summit 2019

LAB Ventures has created a complete program that combines pitch sessions from the region’s most interesting and disruptive start-ups, compelling panel discussions and keynote speeches addressing the ever-accelerating tech trends in travel!