Board and Team


Francisco Coronel
Seed Capital Vicepresident at ARCAP
Cofounder and Managing Director at NXTP Labs

Francisco Coronel is Co-Founder & Managing Director at NXTP Labs, the most active investment fund with an acceleration program in Latin America. With a portfolio made up of 190 technology-based startups from 16 countries, it has recently launched its second Venture Capital fund, aimed at investing in the companies with the greatest impact on the region.

Francisco actively participated in the structure and fund raising process of NXTP Labs Fund 1 and Fund 2, receiving capital contribution from 120 investors worldwide -private & public including IDB & IFC. The innovative investment strategy set by NXTP Labs was developed as Case Study by Harvard Business School.

Francisco’s expertise focuses on venture capital, technolgy-based investments, digital business, start-up finance, expansion strategy and scalability operations.

As part of the acceleration program, Francisco helps Founders reach investment readiness by supporting their pitches to investors. More than 70% of supported companies received additional funding.

Francisco was recognized as Global Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2007, and was selected as Kauffman Fellow in 2015. He has recently completed a technology leadership program in Singularity University at NASA Research, Silicon Valley, US.

As an individual Francisco has actively participated as an Advisory Board member in a wide range of projects with regional & global impact. Francisco is Certified Public Accountant, graduated from the University of Buenos Aires, and has completed a postgraduate specialization in finance at the University of California at Berkeley.