Patrick heads the Early-Stage practice at DGF Investimentos, one of the leading PE/VC's in Brazil. He spent his career building high-growth innovative companies in Silicon Valley and Brazil. Before joining DGF as partner, he founded and managed Delphis Capital, a Silicon Valley-based investment firm focused primarily in enterprise software, internet, and healthcare. Earlier, he co-founded and built startups Prosper Services (mobile payments) in the Bay Area, and Salutia in Brazil (e-health company acquired by TIVIT).
Patrick also worked for entrepreneurial thought leaders at Seer Technologies (IPO in 1995), the Monitor Company, and the Stanford Center of Entrepreneurial Studies, after obtaining his MBA there in 2004.
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