Nicolás Contreras V.
  • Nicolás Contreras V.

    Nicolás Contreras V.  Verified by 9 people. Click for details.

    About

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    Founder & CEO of Vaki

    Location 

    Bogotá, Colombia

    Summary 

    Contact Nicolás regarding: 

    Hiring talent

    Skills and interests: 

    Compiling skills...

    Industries and sectors of interest: 

    Technology
    Startups
    FinTech

    Languages: 

    English - Fully fluent
    Portuguese - Conversational
    Spanish - Fully fluent
  • Stats 

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

    Signals 

    Let Nicolás know you may consider working together:

    838 people signaled Nicolás
    5 people signaled
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    Nicolás

    Community 

    2,418
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    It's the sum of:
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    Recommendations 

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  • Experiences 

    Awards 13% verified
    • V
      30 Business Promises of Colombia, 2021
      Vaki
      Feb 2021 - Current  (1 year)
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      Andes Region Winner Visa Everywhere Initiative – 2021
      Verified experience
      Vaki
      Apr 2021 - Current  (10 months)
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      Inversión de Alex Torrenegra en Shark Tank Colombia
      Vaki, LaVaquinha, PappCorn
      Nov 2017 - Current  (4 years 3 months)
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      Seed Generation 19 Start-Up Chile
      Startup Chile, LaVaquinha
      Feb 2018 - Sep 2018  (8 months)
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      Programa de Aceleración Fintech
      NXTP Labs
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      Colombia Startup 2016 Finalist
      LaVaquinha, PappCorn, Colombia Startup & Investor Summit
      Oct 2016
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      Emprende País Alumni 2014
      Fundación Bolivar Davivienda, Endeavor Colombia
      Mar 2014 - Dec 2014  (10 months)
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      CAPP2014 exhibited at Mobile World Congress 2014
      Mozilla, PappCorn
      Mar 2014
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    Jobs 38% verified
    • V
      Software Engineer
      Vaki
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      Founder & CEO
      Verified experience
      Remote experience
      Vaki
      May 2020 - Current  (1 year 9 months)
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      Chairman
      Remote experience
      PappCorn
      May 2020 - Current  (1 year 9 months)
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    • P
      Founder & CEO
      Verified experience
      PappCorn
      May 2012 - May 2020  (8 years 1 month)
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    • V
      Founder & CTO
      Verified experience
      Vaki
      Sep 2015 - May 2020  (4 years 9 months)
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      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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    • u
      CTO & Co-Fundador
      uControl
      Nov 2011 - Dec 2012  (1 year 2 months)
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    Projects 23% verified
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      Neocratia
      Verified experience
      Neocratia
      Jan 2018 - Current  (4 years 1 month)
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      Pimp My Carroça Colombia
      Pimp My Carroça
      Apr 2015 - Current  (6 years 10 months)
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      Agruppa App
      Verified experience
      PappCorn
      Jun 2017 - Dec 2017  (7 months)
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      PappCorn Football Experience
      PappCorn
      Mar 2012 - Dec 2017  (5 years 10 months)
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      Trepsi
      PappCorn
      Jun 2016 - Dec 2017  (1 year 7 months)
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      Tree of Life App
      PappCorn
      Jan 2012 - Current  (10 years 1 month)
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      Bicky
      PappCorn
      Oct 2016 - Dec 2017  (1 year 3 months)
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      Guardican
      PappCorn
      Apr 2016 - Dec 2017  (1 year 9 months)
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      Bhive Managment Consulting
      PappCorn
      May 2016 - Dec 2017  (1 year 8 months)
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    Publications 0% verified
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      How we spent 30k USD in Firebase in less than 72 hours
      Vaki
      Jun 2018
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      Pacto Fintech Colombia
      LaVaquinha
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    Education 0% verified
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      Ingeniero Electrónico
      Universidad de los Andes
      2006 - 2011  (5 years 1 month)
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      Ingeniero Industrial
      Universidad de los Andes
      2006 - 2011  (5 years 1 month)
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  • Nicolás's personality traits 
    Nicolás's likely patterns of behavior, thought, and emotion. Based on the HEXACO model.

    Based on self-assessment
    N
    Solitary/
    reserved

    Normal distribution

    When 0 = totally solitary/reserved and 5 = totally outgoing/energetic

    Global median = 3.50

    Standard deviation = 0.57

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 4.19

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 0.69

    Outgoing/
    energetic
    Consistent/
    cautious

    Normal distribution

    When 0 = totally consistent/cautious and 5 = totally inventive/curious

    Global median = 3.41

    Standard deviation = 0.60

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 4.06

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 0.65

    Inventive/
    curious
    Easy-going/
    spontaneous

    Normal distribution

    When 0 = totally easy-going/spontaneous and 5 = totally efficient/organized

    Global median = 3.44

    Standard deviation = 0.56

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 4.44

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 1.00

    Efficient/
    organized
    Competitive/
    argumentative

    Normal distribution

    When 0 = totally competitive/argumentative and 5 = totally friendly/compassionate

    Global median = 2.94

    Standard deviation = 0.58

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 2.50

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = -0.44

    Friendly/
    compassionate
    Sly/
    avid

    Normal distribution

    When 0 = totally sly/avid and 5 = totally sincere/modest

    Global median = 3.19

    Standard deviation = 0.62

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 3.81

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 0.62

    Sincere/
    modest
    Secure/
    confident

    Normal distribution

    When 0 = totally secure/confident and 5 = totally sensitive/nervous

    Global median = 3.43

    Standard deviation = 0.62

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 2.81

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = -0.62

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

    Based on self-assessment
    N
    Achievement-oriented
    Never

    Normal distribution for "achievement-oriented"

    When 0 = never and 5 = always

    Global median = 4.14

    Standard deviation = 0.93

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 5.00

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 0.86

    Always
    Action-oriented
    Never

    Normal distribution for "action-oriented"

    When 0 = never and 5 = always

    Global median = 3.98

    Standard deviation = 0.93

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 5.00

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 1.02

    Always
    Adaptable
    Never

    Normal distribution for "adaptable"

    When 0 = never and 5 = always

    Global median = 4.41

    Standard deviation = 0.78

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 5.00

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 0.59

    Always
    Competitive
    Never

    Normal distribution for "competitive"

    When 0 = never and 5 = always

    Global median = 3.73

    Standard deviation = 1.19

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 5.00

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 1.27

    Always
    Customer-oriented
    Never

    Normal distribution for "customer-oriented"

    When 0 = never and 5 = always

    Global median = 4.29

    Standard deviation = 0.95

    Nicolás’s score based on self-perspective = 5.00

    Nicolás’s divergence from global median based on self-perspective = 0.71

    Always
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