Nicholas is an Associate with Redpoint e.ventures, based in São Paulo. Nicholas spent a year prior to joining Redpoint e.ventures mapping the nascent Brazilian startup/VC landscape and structuring two startups. In 2010 he was a Summer Associate at DFJ-FIR, the Brazilian affiliate of American venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. From 2005 to 2009, Nicholas was at Citi, where he structured leveraged finance transactions for Latin American companies. He first moved to Brazil in 2008.
Nicholas holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and an MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute, focused on Latin America and Portuguese. He earned his bachelor’s degree in international political economy and African studies from Georgetown University. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, and dabbles in Swahili.