Episode 13

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11th Nov 2020

#13 Peru: Flavia Becker on exceeding $100M invested by wealth management startup, Zest Capital

The ultra rich have people they hire to manage their money, like a wealth management firm. Flavia Becker & her co-founders had seen that the market only catered to the wealthy in her home country of Peru. There was no option for the average citizen to invest their savings and have it professionally managed. Flavia is the co-founder of Zest capital, a wealth management solutions provider that was founded in 2016. They've already exceeded $100M in invested funds, and have grown at a pace of over 100% this year! We had a great conversation on providing investment accessibility to citizens, expanding to other countries within Latin America, and on the possibilities of raising capital in the future!

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Ujwal Velagapudi brings together his passion for business and curiosity to learn about the nuances of commerce within each country, through The Global UJ.
Ujwal is a serial entrepreneur & investor, having bought & sold numerous businesses across multiple industries. His professional career was in supply chain management, working in the aerospace & automotive industries, prior to leaving the corporate world to pursue his entrepreneurial ventures full time. Seeking opportunities to acquire, invest, partner, and consult! Follow him on Twitter @UjwalVelagapudi or reach out by connecting on LinkedIn!