Nuno Gonçalves Pedro

Nuno Gonçalves Pedro

Non-executive Partner

At a glance

  • Almost 20 years in high-tech sector with a particular focus on the internet and mobile industries
  • Experience working in over 35 countries
  • Primary focus on TMD-led investments

Nuno Gonçalves Pedro is a non-executive partner, supporting the Delta Partners’ digital practice in San Francisco and setting up the new "Ventures" business line.

During his career of over 20 years, Nuno has worked across 35 countries. From Asia-Pacific to North America, Nuno has led corporate investments in TMD, taken responsibility for product management, marketing and data analytics, business and corporate development of companies from very small early-stage start-ups to the leading tech and telecom players of the world.

Prior to joining Delta Partners, Nuno was a Co-Founder and the CEO at Strive Capital, a quantitative early-stage venture capital fund focused on early-stage consumer mobile. There Nuno led investments towards IPO (Enish), acquisition (Everpix), or successful raising of equity (AppAnnie, KeepSafe).

At the same time, Nuno served as a board member for various mobile players, including social networks, gaming studios and productivity tool developers.

Before Strive Capital, Nuno was the Senior Expert and member of the APAC TMT leadership team for McKinsey and Co, focused on the entire mobile value-chain.

Prior to McKinsey and Co he was Strategy Director for GSM Association leading amongst others to the creation of the Group’s first ever equity venture.

Nuno is a frequent speaker at key industry gatherings such as the Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Congress. He has been a member of the Jury for the Global Mobile Awards since 2007 and in 2006 he was recognised as one of the “top 26 Portuguese executives abroad”.

He holds post-graduate diplomas from Wharton School at UPenn, London Business School and the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford GSB. He is also qualified as a Computer Engineer by IST at the Technical University of Lisbon.

Nuno speaks fluent English, Portuguese, Spanish and French, he is proficient in German and is conversational in Italian and Chinese Mandarin.