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Alexandre Lazarow

Fluent Ventures

Alexandre Lazarow has spent his career working at the intersection of investing, innovation, and impact.

He is a global venture capitalist and has invested in 7+ unicorns. His portfolio includes Chime, Kin, Neon, Sidecar Health, Facily, FinAccel, ZenBusiness, Kueski, Guiabolso, Zola, Rensource, Terminal, among others. 

Alexandre is the Managing Partner of Fluent Ventures. He previously was a Partner with Cathay Innovation, a Paris-based firm with $5b AUM that invests across Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. Alex also worked with Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm that has invested over a billion dollars in hundreds of startups around the world. 

Alex is the author of Out-Innovate: How Global Entrepreneurs - from Delhi to Detroit - Are Rewriting the Rules of Silicon Valley (Harvard Business Review Press) which was a top new release on Amazon, featured on the FT Summer List and won the Axiom Gold Medal. Alex is a Senior Contributor with Forbes, a columnist with Entrepreneur Magazine, and author of the newsletter [99%Tech]. 

Alex is an adjunct professor specializing in social impact investment and entrepreneurship at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Alex has also served as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Co., a financial regulator with the Bank of Canada, and an M&A investment banker with the Royal Bank of Canada. He is a Kauffman Fellow, CFA Charterholder, and CFR Term Member. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.Comm from the University of Manitoba. 

Get in touch: 

- Website: alexlazarow.com

- Newsletter: https://99tech.alexlazarow.com/

- Book: https://amzn.to/3306fcr

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/Alex_Lazarow

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Alex earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. He has a Bachelor of Commerce in international business and finance from the University of Manitoba, Canada.

Alex served his fellowship at the Omidyar Network under the mentorship of Arjuna Costa as a member of Class 19.