Primary Role
Founding Partner @
8 Investments in 6 Companies
January 31, 1973

Person Details

Ariel Arrieta, Ariel Fernando Arrieta, aarrieta

Ariel Arrieta is a marketer, serial entrepreneur and investor and cofounder & managing partner of NXTP Labs seed fund.

NXTP Labs is the most active investor in Latin America. It invests in early stage companies with international growth potential in the field of technology, providing strong entrepreneurial support based on coaching, training, mentoring and networking.

As fund & business accelerator company NXTPLabs.com has +150 companies portfolio (goo.gl/LwKGN )

Before as an angel investor he owns equity in 22 internet startupsand cofounded the creative agency Nextperience.

In June 2003 previous to Nxtp Labs & Nextperience, he co-founded Digital Ventures and InZearch and grew the business to become one of the leading Ad Networks in Latin America. Both companies were acquired in July 2007 by Fox International Channels, a News Corp. company (NASDAQ:NWS). Post-acquisition, Ariel not only focused on the successful integration of the operation, he also helped shape the international expansion strategy for the ad network (now rebranded as .Fox Networks), increasing revenue four-fold and significantly expanded its global operation from 3 offices in Latin America to 21 offices spread across 4 Continents.

Since 1994, Ariel has been involved in the Internet/Online Media Industry. In the past, he founded several companies including: I-Solution S.A. (e-builder), OK-Compra.com (B2C Ecommece markeplace) and V-Commex (foreign trade emarketplace B2B). He also worked in management and marketing positions at Global Mind (Interactive Agency), ViaNetworks (ISP), Inea Internet (ISP) and Century Internet (ISP). In 2009 he founded

He write the book AprenderAemprender.com, also he a frequent speaker at several conferences around the world. He also participates actively in several trade associations and also engages not for profit activities at Endeavor and juniorachievement.org

Ariel is OPM class 41 at Harvard Business School and Kauffman Fellow class 18

He is 41 years old, married since 2004 to Veronica and has a daughter, Zoe and Ignacio.

Jobs (4)


Angel Investor & Director


Founding Partner

Jan 6, 2011 - Current   (almost 6 years)

Cofounder & Director

Jul 7, 2008 - Current   (over 8 years)

Investments (8)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
May, 2016$2M / Venture (Lead)
Apr, 2016$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$2M / Series A
Sep, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$200k / Seed
Nov, 2012$100k / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2009$1.7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Aug, 2009undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment

Education (3)


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