Pledge About

Alfredo Sfeir

Founder and CEO, Shellcatch

Alfredo created the world’s first artisanal based traceability and fish fraud monitoring service in Chile in 2008 and opened offices in the United States in 2011. Currently servicing Chilean Fishing Cooperatives that represent over 1500 fishermen creating new markets that commercialize over 15 species and growing with new fishermen organizations, exporters, distributors and public sector partnerships. At age 24, Alfredo served as Country Managing Director for Endeavor Inc, a leading global hi impact entrepreneurship organization. Sourced and led a select group of high net worth individuals both on a personal and board level. Created and leveraged an advisory board to deliver improved networking for business development services to leading hi impact companies. Overall program impact resulted in over $US 30 Million in Million in VC investment, board formation assistance, strategic alliances, business valuations, angel and VC capital networks, international expansion and government fundraising. Personally executed a private sector fundraising process beginning with a formal board program resulting in over $US 300,000 in yearly private donations and a public sector fundraising process resulting in a Chilean Government and Inter American Development Bank matching fund ($US 800,000). Produced press in a 8 month time period valued at over $US 400,000, published by all major Chilean and other Latinamerican media. Created entrepreneurship cooperation agreements with Microsoft, Compac, Deloitte and Touche, Bank Boston, Telefonica, and Oracle.

At 26, Alfredo created his first venture Emajix, that specialized in IT communication platforms and Business Development Consulting, generated INACAP ́s first Multimedia Elearning and Knowledge Management service experience (Chile’s largest educational institution). Led the design and resource mobilization to train over 30 thousand users for IT Literacy Training, Accounting, Finance, Electricity and Financial auditing. Developed a regional (Latin American) Elearning platform “Aulasur” for rural development training in Bolivia, Argentina and Colombia on issues related to Microcredit, Entrepreneurship and subsistence farming. Developed corporate content and platform development for Telmex and different Nonprofit initiatives. At 29 Alfredo founded Transdata and developed Latinamerica's the first Clean Tech Industrial Environmental Monitoring Service using GPRS technologies. Over 30 plants monitored simultaneously with online and offline process reporting. Managed projects integrating Plant Production Data with Industrial ERP platforms and was fully responsible for Chilean start up and international roll out, strategic planning, program development, operations management and in the process was nominated Movistar Innovation Partner.

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