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Damian Voltes

Damian Voltes

Mr. Voltes serves as a Partner, Latin America at GroupArgent. He is a partner and former client with GroupArgent who brings significant experience with companies in the Digital Economy as an operator, senior executive, and investor. He has compiled one of the most successful track records for an entrepreneur and investor in Latin America. Damián exited multiple businesses that he either founded or co-founded, three of which GroupArgent acted as sole financial advisor. He continues to stay abreast of activity in the Digital Economy throughout Latin America through Patagonia Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm he founded. Damián co-founded EmergingCast, Inc., in conjunction with GroupArgent which was a company dedicated to producing, aggregating and syndicating short form videos through online, television and mobile devices. He and GroupArgent sold that business to Demand Media (NYSE: DMD) in July of 2011 and he continues to serve as that company's Head of Latin America. Prior to that, He founded Digital Ventures (aka: Directa Networks) and InZearch, and grew those businesses into one of the most preeminent ad networks in Latin America. These businesses were acquired by FOX/News Corporation in July 2007 in a transaction led by GroupArgent. Following the acquisition, Damián served as FOX's Vice-President - Global Business Development and Co-Managing Director for International Media Channels and led the international expansion to Latin America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, the coordination of 21 offices, the launch of new product lines and worked on the acquisition and integration of additional ad networks. As a serial entrepreneur, Damián founded Inc (Online Sweepstakes), Netkiosk S.A. (Internet Public Kiosk) and InterMarketing Group (Direct Marketing Agency). He also worked in managerial positions at Global Mind (Online media planning agency), Datatrak (Automatic Vehicle Locations) and Unisys Sudamericana (IT). Damián holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (Universidad de Belgrano), a Master in Business Administration (Universidad de Belgrano) and a Postgraduate in Telecommunications (Universidad de San Andres & ITBA).

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Year Founded
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Damian Voltes Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Natural Tech 25-Jun-2015 Early Stage VC Social/Platform Software Startup 000000 000000
0000 02-Oct-2013 00000 (00000 Social/Platform Software Startup 000000 000000
Sonico 16-Dec-2009 Later Stage VC 00.00 Social Content Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Sumavisos 11-Aug-2009 Seed Round Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 000000 000000
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Damian Voltes Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Sumavisos 01-Jul-2016 Out of Business Completed
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Damian Voltes Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Damian Voltes Angel Investor 0