Who we are
Ana Paula worked for four years on the accounting, financial and fiscal areas at Barreiro Advogados, Votorantim Novos Negócios and Grupo IBOPE. Ana joined Vox in 2012, willing to contribute to create a more just World for her two children. She works with financial and administrative activities for Vox, financial monitoring of the portfolio companies and the office’s infrastructure. She holds accounting degree, is the loving mother of two: Matheus and Paloma, loves tattoos, a good workout session and every morning drinks her hibiscus tea. Ana is from the sign of Taurus, is stubborn, persisten and never gives up her dreams.
Antonio is passionate about the idea that the private sector can deliver a large positive impact to the World. He began his entrepreneurial path selling sandwiches at school, to pay for prom without asking his parents for money. He was highlighted one of Brazil’s most influential people by Exame in 2011 and by the Financial Times in 2013. He is a board member of the World Economic Forum in Latin America and also integrates the Social Finance Task Force. He got a degree in Public Administration at EAESP-FGV and studied at UC Berkeley and Babson College. Obsessed with Rachmaninoff, Antonio believes his new-born daughter is probably one of the people that has most listened to Rachmaninoff’s 3rd Concerto at her age.
Partner and Executive Director
With over 20 years of working experience, Daniel has participated on the start-up phase of the e-commerce company Submarino between 2000 and 2001 and has been working with initiaves for the low-income population since 2007, when he was an “intrapreneur” at Johnson & Johnson Brazil and an angel investor in a few companies. He is co-founder and Executive Director for Vox Capital since its inception in 2009. To support the impact investing ecosystem in Brazil, he helped launch the ANDE (Aspen Network of Develoment Entrepreneurs) Brazil Chapter and writes several articles about the sector. On his free time he practices yoga and plays the piano, so he can control his anxiety and not drive Vox’s team crazy.
Elisangela took her first professional step at age 15 as an apprentice at Banco do Brasil. As a hobby, she used to volunteer in an association that took care of socially vulnerable children and teens. She is passionate about drawing and photography, so it’s understandable that she can get in creative even with the flowers she picks up the street to create floral arrangements for the office. She is currently preparing to go to college, now that she made up her mind about applying to an accounting degree. It had never crossed her mind to do something related to Impact Investing, but she grew fond of Vox and now she is also passionate about contributing to creating a better world!
Erik has been stirring the Brazilian entrepreneurial scene since last century. He had the pleasure of cofounding and exiting a tech company, where, for over 10 years, he was involved on all its development stages. Nowadays, he wholeheartedly supports, and takes part in, Brazilian entrepreneurial programs and experiences. In 2012 he met Vox: an environment deeply aligned with his purposes; filled with a motivated team; expertise in technology; and a genuine desire to solve Brazil’s greatest issues. Erik holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from EE-UFMG, and completed his executive education at Babson College. He is addicted to the movies, and won’t go a day without exercise, so he can continue eating plenty of cake, like any good “mineiro”.
Connected to the entrepreneurship and innovation worlds since the beginning of her Career, Julia broke a business, worked in investment banking, private equity and helped structuring Prof Muhamad Yunus' company in Brazil, where she put in practice her background of investments and business development. She joined Vox to add mostly on these two areas. Julia plays the piano and tennis since she was 5 years old e continues nurturing her passion for music and sports. Today, her newest challenge is kitesurfing! Also, she loves themes like creativity, photography and fashion and is addicted to movies, animations and the world of Walt Disney. Julia holds a Bachelor degree in business administrationn from FGV-SP, studied at the University of Mannheim in Germany and at the Disney Institute in California.
In her two years as a consultant at Consultoria Júnior Pública, a student consulting firm, she published case studies and remodelled Habitat for Humanity’s São Paulo business plan. Gabriela is currently studying Business Management at the Fundação Getulio Vargas, and took summer courses at LSE and UCL. The custard and Salvador Dalí enthusiast, also fell in love with Impact Investing. In January, she made her way in the field through a Summer Job at VOX Capital, and ended up staying for good. In addition to the daily challenge of picking up the tricks of the trade, she is also endeavouring on skateboarding.
Gilberto has experience in finance, consulting, project management and organizational development in companies such as PwC and Vale. He joined Vox in 2011, shortly after leaving Moatize, a small village in Mozambique, where he worked in the mining company’s (Vale) first coal greenfield operation. Gilberto has a degree in Business Management from FEA-USP but should also be certified as Vox’s handyman. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and is one of the few Brazilian players of Ultimate Frisbee.
Rebecca holds a degree in Production Engineering from UNICAMP. She has also studied in foreign universities such as Lisbon’s Instituto Superior Técnico and California Polytechnic State University. As an undergraduate, she took courses on social inequality and got involved with NGOs, which elicited her passion for social impact. In 2014 she joined Vox and is now in charge of developing activities aimed at maximizing and measuring social impact. She loves travelling, meditating on the Bible and drinking lots of tea. She is also an English teacher for Elisangela (although she has been missing lots of classes lately).
Plano CDE is a company specialized on the base of the pyramid, which understands its dynamics and translates its insights into business opportunities for clients and partners. It operates in three main areas: market research, consulting and social impact measurement.
Saútil’s goal is to better inform the Brazilian population on health resources in the public system and in inexpensive private networks. Through an increase in awareness, Saútil answers their clients health-related issues and educates them for a better living.
Avante offers financial solutions to micro and small enterprises. Its mission is to humanize financial services through impartial advice and a wide range of products and services tailored to the needs of each client, whether on or offline. In partnership with the Central Única das Favelas (CUFA) and F Holding, it promotes and harnesses entrepreneurship and employability in low-income communities.
Tamboro provides an adaptive learning platform, personalized according to each curriculum, for basic education. Implementation is done in partnership with each school, so that the use of new technologies and hybrid learning methodologies become a playful and engaging experience for both students and teachers.
ToLife is an innovative company that supplies TRIUS®, an unique and complete solution for clinical risk classification and organization of patient flow in urgency and emergency care. The equipment is currently used in over 5000 health facilities all through Brazil and Mexico.
ProRadis is a technology company focused on medical diagnostics. Within its product and service portfolio are: ExamineJá, an online trade platform for low cost high quality medical tests; SmartRIS, a complete software solution for radiology clinics and diagnostic imaging; and Image2Docs, a teleradiology marketplace to perform reports afar.
Magnamed is a 100% Brazilian company, which manufactures highly technological lung ventilators for intensive care, to help preserve lives. It has caught the eye of hospitals across the globe, and now exports to 36 countries. "
There is a program designed to provide private health services with quality, speed and low prices, providing real savings for its users. Working in network administration and payment intermediation services through cards Pre and Post Paid, TEM proposes a new business model of honest, transparent and benefits for doctors and patients. The goal of TEM is to ensure access to health services for all.
Facilitating access to health services (information / technology);
Qualification of the public offering (management / automation);
Completion of the public offering (clinics and home care);
Incentive to prevention.
Improving the quality of basic education child level, primary and secondary (assistive technologies and resource management);
Access to technical and vocational education focused on employment and income;
Formation and capacity of teacher
Financial product portfolio designed for BOP needs (credit, insurance, savings);
Distribution models that meet the need of BOP (mobile, correspondent banking, e-wallet).
System B is a global movement to redefine success in business and identify companies that use their market power to solve some social and environmental issues.