Director for Latin America, Partners for Growth
Julia Figueiredo is the Director for Latin America at Partners for Growth (PFG). PFG has structured tailored debt facilities to support growth and expansion, working capital, fintech warehouse, and acquisition financing needs for over 220 portfolio companies globally. She worked four years at Silicon Valley Bank, where she led the bank’s LATAM efforts, managing a portfolio of startups and venture capital funds. During that time, Julia was part of the team launching the LATAM Growth Lending Fund in July 2020, a joint venture between PFG, SVB, and IDB Invest. Julia moved to Miami in August 2021 to set up the Miami Startup Banking practice for SVB. Julia is also one of the founding members and serves as an adviser for Latinas in Tech. This nonprofit organization connects and empowers Latina women working in technology by providing safe spaces for learning, mentorship, and recruitment. She looks forward to leveraging her nine years of experience working in tech in Silicon Valley and working with LATAM based founders to help the Miami ecosystem as a gateway to Latin America.