Billy Mata


I consider entrepreneurship to be the only way underdeveloped countries can achieve development. I love to delve into economic theory and its real world implications, my thoughts have been shaped fundamentally by the Austrian School of Economics and specifically by economists/authors like Ludwing von Mises, Friedrich Hayek, Murray Rothbard, Ayn Rand, among others.

I have private equity, M&A, strategy and investment experience. I am actively involved in Guatemala´s startup community where I serve on the Board of Asociación Tec and participate in various pitch events as a judge. Additionally, I have advised startups and have invested in

I hold a BBA in Finance and Economics with a minor in Entrepreneurship from Loyola University New Orleans.

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  • Education
    • Loyola University New Orleans