Sof√É¬≠a Garrido joined General Atlantic?s Mexico City office in 2017. She is in charge of monitoring the healthcare, and retail and consumer portfolio companies, as well as assessing new investment opportunities in these sectors throughout Latin America.
Previously, Sofia was a Principal at ALLVP, the most active early-stage venture capital firm in Mexico, where she took part in 19 investments across three years. She was in charge of monitoring 7 portfolio companies as well as managing the relationship with the fund?s LPs.
Before entering ALLVP, Sofia was CFO at salaUno, a social enterprise dedicated to providing eye care services to the base-of-the-pyramid. She was responsible of the financial and administrative processes, from budgets to treasury. She led the process of raising USD$4M from IFC and Adobe Capital. Previously, she worked at Credit Suisse in equity research, where she covered the construction and infrastructure sector. During college, she co-founded 180 Degrees Consulting, a student consultancy for NGOs.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Sof√É¬≠a holds a BA in economics from ITAM where she graduated summa cum laude in the top 3% of her class. She has a diploma in social impact investment, passed the CFA Level I, and has pursued further studies in venture capital at Stanford.
As a member of Class 21, Sof√É¬≠a began her fellowship at ALLVP and finished it at General Atlantic. Her mentors were Susana Garc√É¬≠a Robles (Mentor Class 18) of the Multilateral Investment Fund and ALLVP's Managing Partner Federico Antoni.