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Nico Berardi

ANIMO Ventures

Nico Berardi is the Founder & General Partner of ANIMO Ventures; a seed-only venture firm with $140m AUM across two funds. ANIMO was founded in 2018 with a U$60m debut fund to lead or co-lead the earliest rounds of financing across the US. He was at Resolute Ventures, a top-decile seed firm, for the two years prior. Previously, Nico got his start in the venture industry by launching Miami Angels, a seed-stage focused angel group. He began his career as part of the leadership team of TECHO.org, which grew to become the largest non-profit in Latin America.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Nico has a degree in Economics from Universidad Torcuato DiTella in Argentina and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Nico is a member of Class 20 and served his fellowship at Miami Angels under the mentorship of the person he admires the most on earth, a truly inspiring human being who's now his current partner... the one & only Antonio Osio.