Guilherme Decourt is a General Partner at Monashees Capital, a Brazilian venture capital firm that invests in early-stage companies in technology and education. He is responsible for the firm’s investment thesis in SaaS and Big Data, in addition to analyzing deal-flow opportunities and supporting portfolio companies in these segments.
Guilherme joined Monashees Capital as an analyst in 2008, when the team had 5 people and 5 portfolio companies. Since then, Guilherme has had an active role in developing Monashees together with his partners, expanding the team to 20 people, investing in more than 40 companies, and raising over $200M.
He directly supports 9 portfolio companies by serving on their boards and working with their teams in day-to-day challenges related to business and funding strategies, recruiting, financial planning, and go-to market strategy.
Prior to joining Monashees Capital, he worked at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Guilherme holds a BS in civil engineering from Unicamp (Universidade Estadual de Campinas). At Unicamp, he was a research fellow of the Computational Mechanics Laboratory and co-funded an association to support students in career planning. He was awarded by Unicamp for achieving one of the top 30 scores on the writing test for admission out of the 43,000 students who applied.
Guilherme is passionate about reading, traveling, cooking, and appreciating wine. Studying the wine world became a good way of mixing these passions, and he is about to be certified as a professional sommelier by the Brazilian Sommelier Association. He is married and is about to have his first child.
Guilherme is a member of Class 20 and served his fellowship at Monashees Capital under the mentorship of Co-Founder and Managing Partner Eric Acher.