Magdalena Coronel has more than 15 years of angel investing, venture capital, and investment banking experience both in the United States and Latin America. Magdalena started her career as a Venture Capital Analyst with Prosperitas Capital Partners, a fund manager investing in early-stage tech companies located in Uruguay. Subsequently, she became VentureStart Program Manager at the Regional Technology Alliance in Sacramento, California to later transition to Director with the
Institute of the Americas, where she was responsible for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program.
Since 2018 she was a member of Houlihan Lokey, advising clients in valuation matters, until she joined IDB Lab as a Senior Investment Officer, leading the direct equity arm of the Lab, in December 2020.
Magdalena also co-founded a 35-member angel investor network with a focus on deal flow from Argentina, Colombia, and Uruguay, and was a Business Fellow from Partners of the Americas and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2011.
Ms. Coronel holds a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay, and a Master’s degree in Business and Administration from NYU Stern.