Guilherme Potenza leads Veirano Advogado’s venture capital practice in Brazil. He assists several successful Brazilian and foreign startups and tech companies, as well as VC and CVC funds. He was one of the most active VC lawyers in the country in 2017 and 2018, being elected as “rising star” by Leaders League. He is a member of ABVCAP and Co-Chair of the Brazilian Chapter of Stanford Law School. He holds a JD from University of São Paulo, LL.M.’s from Insper and Stanford Law School and authors several articles and books on M&A and venture capital. He worked for Fenwick & West in Silicon Valley on venture-backed M&A and VC deals.