Co-creating new systems for a more equal and sustainable future.
Real and viable solutions to align our values with our capital, companies, and actions.
Create and connect
We support the development of the social entrepreneurship and impact investing ecosystem
We invest in social enterprises and accompany families to mobilize more capital towards impact
We advise companies so their activities generate positive impact in par with their financial returns
To solve challenges of inequality, poverty, gender, and climate change in
Mexico and Latin America through:
Supporting the development of the social entrepreneurship and impact investing ecosystem.
We are partners and co-founders of 12 organizations that collectively find, incubate, accelerate and scale around 300 impact enterprises in Latin America every year.
We connect investors with entrepreneurs, insights, and best practices in the impact investing space.
Redefining the definition of success for capital, aligning financial returns with social and environmental impactful solutions.
We find, invest in, and support the scale of enterprises that are looking to build profitable business models that are aiming to solve social or environmental problems.
Advising companies in their transformation towards stakeholder focus and triple bottom-lines (financial, social, and environmental).
We accompany companies in optimizing their operations and performance with respect to the accomplishment of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
We accompany individuals, families, foundations, and investors in building portfolios that are aligned with their values.
Our multidisciplinary and diverse team has over 20 years of experience. We collaborate to offer tools and solutions that go from the ideation and creation of social enterprises to the implementation of aligned strategies and the scaling of solutions.
We focus our time, talent, and resources in building a shared future where everyone can and wants to live.
Co-founder and President of the Board of CO_
CO_Plataforma / CO_Capital / CO_360
Felipe spends most of his time managing different funds and companies, he is the President of the Board of Flux Financiera and Fondo Orinoco. Felipe has more than 15 years of experience in strategy, negotiations, business planning, and market strategies.
He is also a Board member in several philanthropic and for-profit organizations such as Cabo Childrens’ Foundation and Sistema B. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of CO_Capital.Felipe spends most of his time managing different funds and companies, he is the President of the Board of Flux Financiera and Fondo Orinoco. Felipe has more than 15 years of experience in strategy, negotiations, business planning, and market strategies.
He is also a Board member in several philanthropic and for-profit organizations such as Cabo Childrens’ Foundation and Sistema B. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of CO_Capital.
James has more than 30 years of legal experience at Ritch, Mueller, Heather and Nicolau, and at Debevoise & Plimpton.
He is a pro-bono Committee member of Ritch Mueller and the co-founder of Neural Taller, a social studio focused on legal, strategic, and governance research which supports and finances social and ethical enterprises in Mexico and the US.
Miguel Sánchez Navarro
CO_Capital Technical Committee
Miguel has more than 20 years of experience in Boards and investments at BBVA Bancomer, Banorte, Grupo IPB, and as the former CEO of Peninsula de la Baja Real Estate.
Today he is Executive Director of Fortem Capital, an investment fund.
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez
Alejandro has more than 17 years of legal experience in prestigious international firms.
He specialized in Environmental and Real Estate Law with experience in M & A transactions, energy and financing.
He has been with Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez for almost 10 years and is on his way to becoming a partner. Before Creel he was at Santamarina + Steta and Baker & McKenzie.
Legal 500 has recognized him for the last two years as a "Rising Star" in Mexican environmental law.
María Matilde Olazabal
CO_Capital Investment Committee
Maria is an advisor, mentor, and the Impact Coordinator at CO_Capital. She participates in the Investment Committee to assess and speak about the impact of the transactions being presented.
Maria has more than 20 years working in the institutional development space with social organizations in the education and financial inclusion sectors. She is the President of Freedom from Hunger Mexico.
CO_Capital Investment Committee
Fabiola Salman is a partner and the Latin America Director at Dalberg Advisors, a strategic advisory firm dedicated to social impact. Fabiola's work spans across climate, agriculture, education, inclusive Growth and SGB development where she partners with public, private, and social sector actors to drive inclusive and sustainable development and innovation.
Fabiola is an independent board member at MetLife Mexico and sits on ANDE's Steering Committee for Mexico and Central America.
CO_Capital Investment Committee
Santiago has more than 15 years of global experience in the financial, strategic consulting, and investment sectors.
Santiago is a co-founder and Managing Partner of ALIVE. Before ALIVE, he was an Investment Manager at Bamboo Capital Partners where he was responsible for the identification, structuring, and investment processes in Latin America, primarily in financial inclusion, access to energy, and education. He also worked at ACTIS, Adobe Capital, and for many years was a consultant with Stratco, one of the leading strategic consulting firms of Colombia.
Tania Rodríguez Riestra
Co-founder and CEO of CO_
CO_Plataforma / CO_Capital / CO_360
Tania has more than 15 years of experience in the formation and scale of impactful organizations. Through CO_Plataforma she led the implementation of an incubator of incubators’ model which has supported more than 800 social and environmental enterprises through incubation, acceleration, certification, and fundraising. She was a founding partner and a Board member of Kaya impacto, SVX Mexico, Connovo, and Taller de Operaciones Ambientales. She was co-President of the Board of Sistema B Mexico.
Tania is currently a Board member at Latimpacto and the Consejo Iberoamericano de Mujeres en Decisión, and an IC member of CO_Capital and IMPAQTO Capital.
Alberto has more than 15 years of private and impact investment experience globally. Throughout his career he has also been a co-founder, entrepreneur, mentor, and Board member to different organizations and funds. He is currently a Board member for Simusolar and a Strategic Advisory member to Latimpacto.
Before CO_Capital, Alberto was the Deputy CIO and Global Director of Investments for Acumen. Prior to Acumen he was in the PE space in Latin America for more than ten years, with roles in Graycliff Partners, Partners Group, and The Carlyle Group, with a focus on investments in Mexico, Brazil, and the Andean region.
He started his career as an investment banker at Citi Global Markets. He is an industrial engineer from the Universidad Iberoamericana and has an MBA from London Business School.
Manuel has more than 35 years of experience in senior management roles and Boards. Prior to CO_Capital he was the CEO of the Nature Conservancy for Mexico and Central America. He has held roles as a banker at The Capital Group, Banamex, Citibank, GBM, BNP Paribas, IXE, Banorte and Covaf.
He is a Board member at Fundación Asumo and since June 2019 is a Fellow of the Integrated Capital Institute of RSF Social Finance.
Director of Advisor
Lisette has more than 10 years of experience in investment banking, strategic consulting, management and operations. Prior to CO_Capital she worked at CMR, Accenture, Banco Santander, Empresas Polar, and OBoticario. She also has experience managing and institutionalizing foundations and CSR operations.
Lisette is an Economist from Northwestern University and has an MBA from NYU Stern.
She is currently a Board member of Fundación CMR.
Mina López Lugo
Mina has over 20 years of experience in business and since 2008 in the impact ecosystem. She had different roles within corporates, governments and social enterprises, leading sales networks, verification companies, and regional and global impact communities. As a social entrepreneur she founded Pro Bono Venture, eventually, this brought her to lead the Global Pro Bono Network (GPBN) which has supported more than 20,000 social organizations through talent impact investments.
She is currently a member of the GPBN Advisory Council, of the BMW Foundation's Responsible Leaders Network, where she was Network Driver for Latam, and an active participant in global communities for gender equality, mental health and community building.
Director of Operations and Finance
Anca has more than 10 years of experience in financial due diligence and strategic consulting. She worked at Alvarez & Marsal in Mexico as the Regional Director of Transactions. Prior to that she worked at Deloitte Mexico, KPMG Italy, Deutsche Post – DHL, and Raiffeisenbank.
Anca obtained her BS in Finance from the Universidad Alexandru Cuza in Romania and is a CFA Level I since 2019.
Director of Investments and Portfolio
Phil manages pipeline development and investments at CO_Capital. He has more than 12 years of VC, strategic consulting, entrepreneurship, and investment banking experience. Before CO_Capital he worked at VARIV Capital (now renamed Cometa), Sustenta Group, FONDESOL, Dresdner Kleinwort, and Lloyds TSB.
Phil is a CFA Charterholder, he has a Master in Business and Technology from Collective Academy and is an Economist from the University of Southampton UK.Phil manages investments at CO_Capital. He has more than 12 years of VC, strategic consulting, entrepreneurship, and banking experience. Before CO_Capital he worked at VARIV Capital (now renamed Cometa), Sustenta Group, FONDESOL, Dresdner Kleinwort, and Lloyds TSB.
Phil is a CFA Charterholder, he has a Master in Business and Technology from Collective Academy and is an Economist from the University of Southampton UK.
Maria José Valdivia
Vice President of Investments and Portfolio
Finance and Operations Analyst
Emilio has more than 3 years of experience in financial analysis. He worked at ArCcanto as a Financial Analyst. Prior to that he worked at Salles Sainz Grant Thornton.
Emilio Is a CPA by the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.
Caroline has 7+ years of experience at the intersection of public policy, tech and business strategy.
Before CO she was as the Chief of Staff to the CEO at a Y-Combinator startup, worked at a political tech firm, and was an early member on Instagram’s Public Policy team. Caroline also has experience consulting for startups in the social impact space.
Caroline graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Public Policy.
Sofía has more than 10 years of experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of social and environmental projects for a diverse set of organizations internationally. Dedicated to research, as well as scientific and cultural dissemination, she has founded 1 NGO and 2 companies and has served as a consultant to the United Nations and private investment funds on gender issues, indigenous cultures, and climate change.
She has a degree in Humanities from the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and a Master's in Communication of Science and Culture from ITESO in Guadalajara.
Coordination and Communication
CO_Capital / CO_ 360
Wendy has over 6 years of experience in the execution of employment programs that target vulnerable populations. Before CO_ she worked in Colombia at the Ministry of Labor and at Fedesarrollo as a Research Assistant.