LAB Miami Ventures
Tigre co-founded LAB.Ventures in 2017, a "venture builder" that aims to create game-changing new digital businesses in partnership with the region's best entrepreneurial talent and leading corporations. Based at The LAB Miami, South Florida's original co-working space, LAB.Ventures hosts a range of technology-focused events such as the Future of Travel Summit and has launched businesses such as MyRentHero.com.
Tigre is also an active angel investor and a mentor to several local emerging technology companies, having invested in more than two dozen startups. He serves on the board of Miami Angels, the leading angel investor network in Florida.
In 2009 Tigre joined Andres Moreno as the Founding COO and CFO of Open English, growing the company from commercial launch to over $50M in annual revenues and creating a massive consumer brand. Today Open English is the leading on-line language school in the Americas, having helped nearly 500,000 students to learn English over the internet. Under Tigre's leadership, Open English raised over $120M of Venture Capital in four rounds of investment from firms including Redpoint, Insight, and Technology Crossover Ventures.
Tigre began his career as a strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, where he spent 16 years as a partner in the US, Spain and Mexico. He holds a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University and is fluent in Spanish and English.