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A Latin American Angel Investor's Advice On How to Succeed in Tech
FinTech, Blockchain, Financial Services
Benzinga recently examined Merlin, a jobs platform that matches mostly blue-collar hourly talent with employers looking to hire.
One of the co-founders, Güimar Vaca Sittic, a New York-based tech entrepreneur and prolific angel investor who’s backed more than 100 companies, shared the successful tech venture’s story.
Merlin counts on over 50 employees working from Bogotá, Colombia, New York City and Salt Lake City and big name clients including Restaurant Brands International Inc (NYSE: QSR)’s Burger King, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE: SHW).
Interested in how a 28-year-old raised and educated in Argentina before attending the Unviersity of Chicago makes navigates the New York tech scene, Benzinga followed up with some additional questions.
What’s the biggest challenge Vaca Sittic had to face …
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