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Gerardo Escudero Samara

Gerardo Escudero Samara

Gerardo Escudero Samara is an entrepreneur who has founded seven startups. He has been part of world´s important accelerator programmes, incubators and has received mentorship from entrepreneurial stars like Daymond John.

He has also pitched his business in ten countries and three continents, including the Mumbai Startup Fest 2018 in Mumbai, India.

Gerardo has organised motivational and entrepreneurial conferences in universities such as:


  • Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) 
  • Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) in Mexico
  • Universidad iberoamericana de Ciencias y tecnologia  (UNICIT)
  • Universidad Catoloca Redemptoris Maters (UNICA)
  • and the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN).


He has also been selected as a mentor and speaker for the Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Katmandú, Nepal.

Gerardo is a first finalist in Entrepreneurs Organisation’s Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards in Nicaragua in 2016 and 2017. He was also selected as one of the 250 finalists out of 4,000 applications in the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Professional Fellows Programme, created by Barack Obama.

Gerardo was selected as one of the 20 top winners at the NextGen in Franchising Global Competition 2018, where he was the only winner from Latin America and the Caribbean.