About us

Magma is committed to helping female founders succeed. We created Brava to help increase VC funding into female founders.



Claire Diaz-Ortiz

@Claire was an early employee at Twitter, where Wired called her “The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter” and Fast Company named her one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business.

She is the author of 9 books that have been published in 10 languages, and she holds an MBA and other degrees from Stanford and Oxford. She lives in Buenos Aires.


Nathan Lustig

Nathan is the Managing Partner at Magma Partners, an early-stage VC firm based in LatAm and the US.

He has written three books on doing business in Chile and has a podcast called Crossing Borders where he interviews entrepreneurs and the people who support them, with a focus on companies with a connection to LatAm.


Pedro Pablo del Campo

Pedro has 10+ years of entrepreneurial experience and has founded two companies, with one exit in 2014.

After a successful journey working with Techstars, Pedro moved to the investment space with Magma Partners as Partner to keep helping the LatAm startup ecosystem thrive. He lives in Austin, TX.


Francisco Saenz

Francisco has been General Manager at Jardines del Bosque Investments for 25+ years and currently also serves as President at Magma Partners.

He has been a professor of Economics at the Universidad del Desarrollo, a director in the Fundación Nocedal, and has post-graduate studies in Literature and Philosophy.


Magma Partners is a top early stage Latin American VC firm, investing in 75+ companies across the region since 2014.

See Magma Partners full team here.

Our Investment Thesis

Through Brava, Magma funds female founders and co-founders operating in Latin America, and female founders and co-founders from Latin America who now operate elsewhere in the world.