Antonio Moraes Neto is co-founder and partner at Vox Capital, Brazil’s first impact investing company, which channels investments and technical assistance to innovative companies with solutions that generate disproportionate social impact to low-income communities throughout Brazil. Moraes helped found the organization in 2009, when he was 23 years old, and since then Vox Capital has become a reference in Latin America impact investing market.
His long-term goal is to develop the impact investment sector in Brazil through his roles as Vox Capital partner and manager, founder of Associação Geração de Impacto and co-author of the documentary film Setor Dois e Meio (The Second-and-a-half Sector). Moraes has been active in high-impact entrepreneurship since 2002, having served as coordinator of Gente Nova Brasil and as president of Consultoria Junior Pública FGV and Instituto Empreender Endeavor. Moraes also worked for the management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton and founded the students’ organization Conexão Social.
Moraes has a degree in public administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV –EAESP), including entrepreneurship studies at Babson College in Boston (USA). He is also a board member of Instituto Geração, CDI Lan and Conexão Social FGV. He was awarded the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Award and the Americas Business Council Leadership Forum Award.