Rodrigo Gregory

CFO, Troco Simples


Latin America




Responsible for the financial and administrative area of Troco Simples, a fintech company that is primarily focused in helping business to solve their financial transactions issues involving cash and change.

Consultant specialized in aiding companies to obtain funding from Venture Capital funds or to receive low cost loans. I also help companies with financial modeling, strategic and long term planning and commercial strategy.

Startup mentor for several entrepreneurial programs.

I was responsible for the financial and administrative department of Nanovetores Tecnologia S.A., a nanotech company focused in the encapsulation of actives for several industrial applications.

I was also a Venture Capitalist. I managed Criatec Fund’s southern portfolio from 2009 to 2015 and participated actively in the strategic decisions of five different high-tech invested companies.

Investment prospection / analysis of investment opportunities (+500); negotiation with entrepreneurs; business plan and investment reports development; economic and financial analysis; asset pricing/valuation; strategic planning and budgeting; cashflow analysis; economic subvention and project finance; development / monitoring of performance indicators, corporate governance and investor relations.

Why did you decide to be an IIC judge?

quote I am already engaged with several startups program. I believe that fostering this sort of program is one way to improve our entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020