Socialatom Group

Socialatom Group is a New York based private investment and advisory firm with an economic development impact focus in Latin America. We promote upward socioeconomic mobility in Latin America by co-financing, operating and investing in companies and programs that foster high impact entrepreneurship and innovation in the region.

Areas of Practice

Since 2006 Socialatom Group has worked with fast growth startups, large technology companies, as well financial and public institutions to promote company as well as economic growth. Today these are our main areas of focus:

Financial Services & Investment

Private Fund Management M&A AdvisoryOutside CFO Remote Payroll and Benefits

Market Growth Advisory

Business Development & Sales Public Relations & MarketingPublic Affairs

Product Growth Advisory

Product Management & AnalyticsCorporate Innovation & Co-Creation

Talent Development

Executive and Technical Recruiting Education Non-Profit Coderise.orgRemote Payroll and Benefits

Investment Vehicles

Firstrock Capital

Firstrock is an early-stage VC fund that backs companies in the U.S. market that leverage top engineering talent in Latin America.

Atom Investments

Private Fund Management Company for Venture Capital, Angel Syndicates, and Accelerators.

Socialatom Angels

Investment syndicates that lowers the barrier to entry for accredited investors to co-invest in Startups and VC funds

Investment & Advisory Portfolio

VoiceBunny brings you great voiceovers done by professional voice actors in more than 50 languages (Exit) Online education platform. Acq. in 2018 by GO1

Gone! Gone takes care of the logistics of selling your stuff.

Streem (Exit) Unlimited cloud storage for you to store, stream, and share your media. Acq. by Box in 2014

Sunu Wearable technology to empower the visually impaired

AlltheRooms The world's largest accommodations search engine, featuring over 13 million options worldwide.

MortgageHippo Digital Lending Platform, private-labeled for your bank, credit union or mortgage lender

Playvox Omnichannel Quality Assurance Platform. Helping businesses improve customer service.

Entryless Seamlessly integrates and connects buyers and suppliers, automating business payments process flows, for complete end-to-end financial automation.

Replica Labs (Exit) Turning your smartphone into a high-quality 3D scanner.Acq. Occipital in 2016

Authy (Exit) Simple & secure 2-Factor Authentication.Acq. by Twilio 2016

Cambly gives you instant access to native English speakers over video chat, so you can learn and gain confidence!

Studio makes audio based group running classes available live and on-demand to anyone.

Viajala Metasearch engine for flights and hotels in Latin America

VOIQ AI powered call software for Sales Prospecting.

Bomberbot empowers primary school instructors to bring 21st-century skills to schools in an easy and fun way.

Local Bushel We deliver high-quality, harvested to order ingredients from local and sustainable farms to your kitchen.

Auctio Referral Management Platform: accelerate lead generation and increase revenue from referral programs.

Fusar is the global leader in universal smart helmet technology. Smart tech for motorcycle and action sports enthusiasts.

MakrWatch Search for YouTube creators for your influencer marketing campaigns. Measure Campaigns and understand trends around the influencer marketing industry.

LendingFront software platform gives banks and other credit providers the most up-to-date technology to underwrite, originate and manage small business loans.

StellarEmploy Data Science to help hire great workers that stick around and enjoy the job.

Piggi Advertising-subsidized internet in emerging markets.

Stabilitas Risk Management. Security Intelligence. Crisis Communications. Stabilitas is your single solution to manage the safety of your people.

Bankity Colombia's first smart credit card company.

Workep Project management software for G Suite.

TrueFace AI AI Powered Face Recognition & Digital Identity Verification Solutions.

Tobly Construction Equipment Rentals

Meural We create products that make us feel something—combining the best of art, tech, & design.

Slidebean Slides, simple and beautiful. Create fantastic presentations in no time.

BotFactory Desktop circuit fabrication machine that will revolutionize hardware.

Ubidots A point-and-click IoT app builder with data analytics and visualization tools to turn your sensor data into information that matters.

Ayenda Digital Hotel Chain franchise for emerging markets.

Arthena Quantitative art investment.

Swipecast The discovery and booking platform for today's image makers. Fashion talent marketplace.

Forestry A Git-backed CMS for static sites built with jekyll & hugo. Built for developers who hate bloat.

ClipboardHealth Modern staffing solutions for modern healthcare.

Snappr connects you with pre-vetted pro photographers for all of your needs at affordable fixed prices.

Hype Discover the most unique experiences in cities around the world.

KiwiCampus We are leaders in the consumer delivery space, being the only company delivering with autonomous robots.

Dartspeed takes any website and optimizes it automatically without the need for a line of code or host migration.

Litimetrics Litimetrics is a legal technology engine for attorneys.

Payfully Payfully is a safe and secure way to instantly get paid today for future reservations at your Airbnb.

Dossier (Exit) Introducing a brand new text document tool, built for 21st century teams. Always know who wrote what. Acq. by InVision in 2017.

Dashfleet Smart hardware to make public transit enjoyable with on-board entertainment for passengers and fleet management for operators.

The Podcast App Easiest way to find, save and listen to all your favorite podcasts.

Necto Enabling local entrepreneurs to start their own Internet Service Providers.

Market Growth Portfolio

Google Developers


Co-Created & Incubated

Non-profit that empowers underprivileged youth through a programming bootcamp in LATAM.

AtomHouse (Exit)

Co-working and co-living spaces in Colombia. Acquired by Seedstars World in 2018.


Latin America's leading media company for tech entrepreneurship, venture capital and innovation.

Onswipe (Exit)

Leading mobile ad-network for the mobile web. Acquired by Beanstock Media in 2015.

Accelerator Public Sector

Colombia's Ministry of Commerce Industry and Tourism INNpulsa Acceleration Program.

Colombia's Ministry of Technology Acceleration Program

City of Medellin's Innovation Agency Ruta-N Center for Digital Business Development


Andres Barreto
Managing Partner

Jessica Mercedes
Managing Director

Hernando Barreto
Managing Partner

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