Founding Partner, Redpoint e.Ventures
Anderson Thees is a founding Partner of Redpoint e.ventures, the first Brazilian Venture Capital fund sponsored by Silicon Valley firms. Redpoint e.ventures was created to bring to Brazil the best practices of venture investing developed over decades in the Valley, to help foster the nascent tech entrepreneurship ecosystem in the country and region.
Previously, Anderson was the CEO of Apontador, the leading local search and geolocation company in Brazil. Prior to Apontador, Anderson was an Investment Principal at Naspers/MIH, in charge of starting their Internet presence in Latin America. At Nasper Anderson invested and acted as executive in leading companies like BuscaPe and Movile. Before that he was an investment officer at Eccelera, a local venture capital fund. Earlier in his career, he worked as a tech entrepreneur and software developer both in Brazil and Switzerland. Anderson is also a volunteer Venture Corp mentor at Endeavor since 2003.
Anderson received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Unicamp, a M.B.A. from Yale, and a S.E.P. from Stanford.