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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship


The Legatum Center supports entrepreneurs all around the world through the fellowship, seed grant, Zambezi Prize and Open Mic programs.

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Alejandro Resnik

2012 - 2013
Professional Services
MBA, Sloan School of Management

Alejandro Resnik aims to support early-stage Latin American technology entrepreneurs to launch their companies after having catalyzed and crystalized their concepts. His company, Acelerando Argentina (Accelerating Argentina), will provide Argentinian entrepreneurs access to office space, a network of angel investors and venture capital as well as technical education.

Alejandro’s passion for fostering entrepreneurship comes from his own experiences as a successful entrepreneur. He first co-founded an Argentinan technology company called Adding Mobile which operated as Wunderman’s mobile marketing solution partner. A year later he founded Global Vitamins LTD, an international e-commerce company. His company successfully penetrated six European markets and, at its peak, was ranked the 2nd and 6th largest PayPal processor business by sales volume in Argentina and Latin America, respectively.

For his work within the Future Generations Program of the World Jewish Congress Latin America, Alejandro was named a Global Young Jewish Leader by the State of Israel. He holds an Industrial Engineering degree from from ITBA (Buenos Aires Institute of Technology) a Technical degree in Information Technology from ORT Argentina, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.