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Nicolás Contreras V.

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about

Detail

Founder & CEO of Vaki

Location

Bogota D.C., Colombia

Summary

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Contact Nicolás regarding:

Hiring talent
Being a mentor

Current skills:

Entrepreneurship
1.8k
Project Management
552
Business Development
487
Software Development
269
Crowdfunding
237
Leadership
171
Decision-Making
134
Product Management
64.7

Skills s/he wants to develop:

Python
Machine Learning
GraphQL
Fundraising

Industries and sectors of interest:

Technology
Startups
Fintech

Languages:

English - Fully fluent
Portuguese - Conversational
Spanish - Fully fluent

reputation

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1.1k views
819 signalers
2.4k connections
5.2k recommendation weight Click for details.

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Signals

Let Nicolás know you may consider working together:

819 people signaled
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3 people signaled
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Experiences

Awards 15% verified
  • Vaki
    Andes Region Winner Visa Everywhere Initiative – 2021
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    Vaki
    Apr 2021 - Current  (3 months)
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  • Vaki
    LaVaquinha
    PappCorn
    Inversión de Alex Torrenegra en Shark Tank Colombia
    Vaki, LaVaquinha, PappCorn
    Nov 2017 - Current  (3 years 8 months)
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  • Startup Chile
    LaVaquinha
    Seed Generation 19 Start-Up Chile
    Startup Chile, LaVaquinha
    Feb 2018 - Sep 2018  (8 months)
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  • NXTP Labs
    Programa de Aceleración Fintech
    NXTP Labs
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  • LaVaquinha
    PappCorn
    Colombia Startup & Investor Summit
    Colombia Startup 2016 Finalist
    LaVaquinha, PappCorn, Colombia Startup & Investor Summit
    Oct 2016
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  • Fundación Bolivar Davivienda
    Endeavor Colombia
    Emprende País Alumni 2014
    Fundación Bolivar Davivienda, Endeavor Colombia
    Mar 2014 - Dec 2014  (10 months)
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  • Mozilla
    PappCorn
    CAPP2014 exhibited at Mobile World Congress 2014
    Mozilla, PappCorn
    Mar 2014
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Jobs 43% verified
  • Vaki
    Founder & CEO
    Verified experience
    Remote experience
    Vaki
    May 2020 - Current  (1 year 2 months)
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  • PappCorn
    Chairman
    Remote experience
    PappCorn
    May 2020 - Current  (1 year 2 months)
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  • PappCorn
    Founder & CEO
    Verified experience
    PappCorn
    May 2012 - May 2020  (8 years 1 month)
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  • Vaki
    Founder & CTO
    Verified experience
    Vaki
    Sep 2015 - May 2020  (4 years 9 months)
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  • Easy2Buy
    COO & Co-Fundador
    Easy2Buy
    Dec 2011 - Mar 2015  (3 years 4 months)
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  • W
    COO & Co-Fundador
    Wayuu4u
    Feb 2014 - Jul 2014  (6 months)
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  • uControl
    CTO & Co-Fundador
    uControl
    Nov 2011 - Dec 2012  (1 year 2 months)
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Projects 23% verified
  • Neocratia
    Neocratia
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    Neocratia
    Jan 2018 - Current  (3 years 6 months)
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  • Pimp My Carroça
    Pimp My Carroça Colombia
    Pimp My Carroça
    Apr 2015 - Current  (6 years 3 months)
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  • PappCorn
    Agruppa App
    Verified experience
    PappCorn
    Jun 2017 - Dec 2017  (7 months)
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  • PappCorn
    PappCorn Football Experience
    PappCorn
    Mar 2012 - Dec 2017  (5 years 10 months)
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  • PappCorn
    Trepsi
    PappCorn
    Jun 2016 - Dec 2017  (1 year 7 months)
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  • PappCorn
    Tree of Life App
    PappCorn
    Jan 2012 - Current  (9 years 6 months)
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  • PappCorn
    Bicky
    PappCorn
    Oct 2016 - Dec 2017  (1 year 3 months)
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  • PappCorn
    Guardican
    PappCorn
    Apr 2016 - Dec 2017  (1 year 9 months)
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  • PappCorn
    Bhive Managment Consulting
    PappCorn
    May 2016 - Dec 2017  (1 year 8 months)
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Publications 0% verified
  • Vaki
    How we spent 30k USD in Firebase in less than 72 hours
    Vaki
    Jun 2018
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  • LaVaquinha
    Pacto Fintech Colombia
    LaVaquinha
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Education 0% verified
  • Educación Continuada – Universidad de los Andes
    Ingeniero Electrónico
    Educación Continuada – Universidad de los Andes
    2006 - 2011  (5 years 1 month)
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  • Educación Continuada – Universidad de los Andes
    Ingeniero Industrial
    Educación Continuada – Universidad de los Andes
    2006 - 2011  (5 years 1 month)
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behavior

Personality traits
Nicolás's likely patterns of behavior, thought, and emotion. Based on the HEXACO model.

Solitary/
reserved
Outgoing/
energetic

Normal distribution for personality trait

Global median = 3.50

Standard deviaton = 0.57

Nicolás's score = 4.19

Nicolás's divergence from global median = 0.69

When 0 totally Solitary/reserved and 5 totally Outgoing/energetic

Consistent/
cautious
Inventive/
curious

Normal distribution for personality trait

Global median = 3.41

Standard deviaton = 0.60

Nicolás's score = 4.06

Nicolás's divergence from global median = 0.65

When 0 totally Consistent/cautious and 5 totally Inventive/curious

Easy-going/
spontaneous
Efficient/
organized

Normal distribution for personality trait

Global median = 3.44

Standard deviaton = 0.56

Nicolás's score = 4.44

Nicolás's divergence from global median = 1.00

When 0 totally Easy-going/spontaneous and 5 totally Efficient/organized

Competitive/
argumentative
Friendly/
compassionate

Normal distribution for personality trait

Global median = 2.94

Standard deviaton = 0.58

Nicolás's score = 2.50

Nicolás's divergence from global median = -0.44

When 0 totally Competitive/argumentative and 5 totally Friendly/compassionate

Sly/
avid
Sincere/
modest

Normal distribution for personality trait

Global median = 3.19

Standard deviaton = 0.62

Nicolás's score = 3.81

Nicolás's divergence from global median = 0.62

When 0 totally Sly/avid and 5 totally Sincere/modest

Secure/
confident
Sensitive/
nervous

Normal distribution for personality trait

Global median = 3.43

Standard deviaton = 0.62

Nicolás's score = 2.81

Nicolás's divergence from global median = -0.62

When 0 totally Secure/confident and 5 totally Sensitive/nervous

Professional culture
Nicolás's values and professional dynamics. Useful for determining cultural fit. Based on the OCP instrument.

Dominant traits
Values and professional dynamics that are more characteristic of Nicolás
Never
Sometimes
Always
Achievement oriented
Achievement oriented is characteristic of Nicolás all the time.

This trait reveals a correlation with the following culture dynamics:

Results-oriented: 53%

Action oriented
Action oriented is characteristic of Nicolás all the time.

This trait reveals a correlation with the following culture dynamics:

Results-oriented: 12%

Adaptability
Adaptability is characteristic of Nicolás all the time.

This trait reveals a correlation with the following culture dynamics:

Adaptability: 41%

Customer-oriented: 3%

Collaborative: 2%

Being competitive
Being competitive is characteristic of Nicolás all the time.

This trait reveals a correlation with the following culture dynamics:

Results-oriented: 1%

Being customer oriented
Being customer oriented is characteristic of Nicolás all the time.

This trait reveals a correlation with the following culture dynamics:

Customer-oriented: 80%

Collaborative: 7%

Adaptability: 5%

Detail-oriented: 5%

Integrity: 1%

Never
Sometimes
Always
Lesser traits
Values and professional dynamics that are less characteristic of Nicolás

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