Hugo Benedetti


Hugo Benedetti is an Assistant Professor at ESE Business School, Universidad de Los Andes, Chile. His research focuses on entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, and FinTech, particularly blockchain technology and blockchain-enabled assets. The Economist, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Nasdaq, and several crypto-industry publications have featured his research. He frequently delivers workshops on entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, and FinTech to incubators, angel investor networks, and venture capital funds. He has advised and mentored several FinTech, blockchain and metaverse projects. Before joining academia, he co-founded a financial advisory boutique and held leadership roles in corporate finance, financial advisory, and venture capital at world-class firms. He is a Fulbright scholar and received a PhD in Finance from Boston College.

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