- Co-Founder & Principal, Ikove Venture Partners
Flavio Lobato is Principal and Co-Founder of Ikove Venture Partners an early stage “Venture Development” firm focused on investing in Deep Tech in partnership with leading U.S. Research institutions.
Prior to Ikove, Flavio was an Executive Director at Liongate Capital Management, a $7 billion alternative investment manager based in London and New York. Additionally, Flavio was a Founder, and CIO of Swiss Capital Asset Management in Lugano, managing over $1.5 billion in hedge fund investments for institutional clients. Flavio was a VP at Goldman Sachs & Co. and a Director at Credit Suisse First Boston. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School with honors, and his undergraduate degree in International Finance and Marketing from the University of Miami, cum laude. Flavio is a student Advisor to the Harvard Innovation Lab (I-Lab), Co-Head of Fintech for Harvard Angels of NYC and mentor to the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition. He serves as Chairman or on the Board for several high profile startups including Nikola Labs, ParaGen Technologies, Cognovi Labs, Circular Wave Drive.