Daniela Espinosa

Angel Investor – Ex Founding COO Kushki (first Ecuadorian Unicorn)

Private Entrepeneur and Angel Investor


Daniela Espinosa

Daniela Espinosa, Angel Investor and Entrepeneur. I worked for Citibank for 12 years, final position was Country Risk Manager then I was CFO for two large corporations in Ecuador. In 2016 I started with the two founders as Founding team of Kushki which is the first Ecuadorian Unicorn. Kushki closed an extension Round B in June 2022 with a valuation of 1.6 billion. I started Kushki with the founders with cero employees and now Kushki has 1,100 employees. It has created more than 300 jobs in Ecuador, value added jobs. Now I am Angel Investor of start ups en Latin America, also advisor of a lot of entrepeneurs and I am starting to work in my next start up.

Partnership opportunities

I am trying to develop with a team in Latam more entrepeneur possibilities in Ecuador and other countries of Latin American We are developing a larger Venture Capitalist ecosystem, entrepeneur ecosystem and more investments in the region. The ACE may help connect some dots. I am also organizing an event in Central America with other entrepeneurs to connect the ecosystem. I am also creating more start ups and it will be useful to find partners who will like to collaborate.


Knowledge in Finance, Banking. Deep knowledge in Start Ups, Venture Capitalist and Angel Investment. How to grow and internationalize companies. I am working with more entrepeneurs in the region who have also created unicorns or highly valuated companies and changing ecosystems.

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