Marcus Dantus

Startup Mexico, Managing Director

Marcus Dantus

Startup Mexico, Managing Director

Biography

Marcus is a renowned serial entrepreneur and angel investor with two decades of experience creating, managing, funding and mentoring startups in Mexico as well as in the United States. He is currently co-founder and managing director of Startup Mexico, the first entrepreneurship super campus in Mexico. He is also a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at the Mexico City campus of Pan-American University as well as the coordinator of business startups and finance studies for the MBA program of ISDI (the Graduate Institute of Internet Development). He previously founded and directed Wayra Mexico, Telefonica Movistar’s startup incubator in Mexico specializing in LatAm Internet and communication startups. He has been founder and CEO of various other companies in the past including Mexico.com, Simitel, Peerant y Abdeo Medical, and others.

He is an operating partner of the DUX Capital fund, and Shark in the current season of Shark Tank México.