SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER
MAY 4-5, 2018

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Imagination AI

LUCAS ROCHA

Investor, Unshackled Ventures

MODERATOR, WORDS OF WISDOM

Lucas Rocha is an investor at Unshackled Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund focused on foreign-born entrepreneurs. Alongside capital, Unshackled provides full operational and legal support to early founding teams, including visa sponsorship. Prior to Unshackled, Lucas invested in early stage technology companies at JetBlue Technology Ventures and Underscore VC. Professionally, he played an active role in the diligence of several companies and participated in venture financing rounds that total more than $100MM in capital deployed. He has produced research around mobility, aviation technology, computer vision, e-commerce, distributed networks and additive manufacturing. In addition to Unshackled, he is a member of the alumni council at Dorm Room Fund, mentor at IDEA and volunteer at BUILD. Lucas immigrated from Brazil in 2014 and graduated magna cum laude in business and finance from Northeastern University.