Before co-founding Indicator Capital in April 2014, Derek was an experienced equities Portfolio Manager who built a successful track record as value investor. Until 2013, he has occupied a senior position as long-term equity investor for Itaú Asset Management, Brazil’s largest investment management firm. Having worked for thirteen years with equity investments, Derek developed a passion for angel investments alongside his career.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
A fellow of the Society of Kauffman Fellows, he holds an MBA from Wharton, class of 2008 and a BA in Economics from PUC of Rio de Janeiro. Fluent in English, German, French, and Portuguese, Derek writes to empower entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems. He is an ultra-endurance road cyclist.
A member of Class 19, Derek served his fellowship at IndicatorCapital under the mentorship of Thomas Bittar, his brother and co-founding partner.