Laura Ortiz Montemayor

Laura Ortiz Montemayor

2019 Ricardo Salinas Scholar, Ricardo Salinas Scholarship

Laura Ortiz Montemayor is a social entrepreneur, founder of SVX México.

Laura Ortiz Montemayor is a social entrepreneur, founder of SVX México, passionate about Regenerative Culture, Systems Thinking, decentralized systems, and an advocate for Impact Investing. Her life mission is to ensure that capital serves humanity. During the past years, Laura’s work has focused on driving social, economic, and environmental justice through Impact Investment capacity building, and consulting. She is also an active promoter of Sistema- B, founding member of Alianza de Inversión de Impacto México AII MX, Member of Amexcap, and founding member of ASEM: The Mexican Association of Entrepreneurs.

Laura works to make impact investments the rule and not the exception in Mexico and aligning values with investment/ transaction decisions. She has taught impact investing and alternative structures and spoken at conferences for Amexcap, Columbia University, Universidad Anahuac, Wharton University, Mexico Impact Investment Training, EGADE, Ashoka and has mentored entrepreneurs in multiple accelerator programs.

She worked for over 8 years in wealth and asset management in BBVA Bancomer and CitiBanamex. Laura has a degree in International Business from ITESM (Tec de Monterrey) and has additional certifications on Impact Investment from Oxford University, Venture Capital and Private Equity Seminar of RiskMathics, Investment Management training by ANDE and Behavioral Economics by NYU. Selected to participate in 2019 ANDE Annual Conference.