We love problems. We breed solutions

What we do

We build products to improve upon the newly connected lifestyle of people in emerging markets

We transform raw and unproven concepts through

Launching Pad

Infrastructure and capital to mold concepts into viable businesses

Market Access

Access to key players in the region to test, iterate, and scale products efficiently

Product Gurus

Experienced developers and designers that transform crude ideas into beautiful products

We are positioned to create the best tech products for Emerging Markets


We are proud and take advantage of our roots in the Central American region


We only pursue ventures where we are in love with the problem in order to find the best solution


We are creative, agile, frugal, and we are hungry for more

About Us

Our Team

Cuete was raised to build companies. We are a team of makers that happen to have fallen in love with problems...BIG PROBLEMS.

Javier Mata

Business Generation & Execution Lead

Prior to Cuete, Javier co-founded Rentudo, where he raised VC, brought the idea to market, and went through multiple iterations of the business model. He has also worked as a consultant for clients like PepsiCo in Brazil and Quilmes in Argentina.

A native Guatemalan, he is a member of Tau Beta Pi and holds a B.S. in OR from Columbia University (Magna Cum Laude).


Frank Pinto

Tech & Design Lead

Prior to Cuete, Frank worked for established design firms in Boston and NYC creating CRMs, store- fronts, and platforms for clients of all sizes, including Fortune 500s. Most recently he worked for venture-backed startup Onswipe. He is well versed in Node.JS, Ruby, PHP, bleeding edge HTML5/CSS3, and designing products from the ground up.

He is Salvadorean and studied Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science at Columbia University.


Billy Mata

Investment & Deal-Sourcing Lead

Prior to Cuete, Billy worked on all aspects of investment evaluation and execution at North Bay Equity Partners and then at Molinos Modernos where he oversaw M&A strategy and execution. Billy has also advised startups and invested in Flatbox.co.

He holds a BBA in Finance and Economics with a minor in Entrepreneurship from Loyola University New Orleans.


Join Us

This world needs the help of creative, passionate individuals. If you consider yourself authentic and even a bit unreasonable, join us in changing the world.

We are growing our team

Check out our positions:
  • Software Engineering Intern
  • Business Development Intern
  • Design Intern
  • Product Management Intern

Business Development Intern

You will be responsible for forging and maintaining relationships. You will be the face of our products.

Software Engineer

Cuete software engineers develop innovative technologies that significantly change how users in emerging markets connect, explore, and interact with information and one another.

Design Intern

Designers breathe life into ideas. You will be responsible for giving shape to ideas across all of Cuete Venture’s initiatives, presenting your creations in an appealing fashion, and defending your design decisions.

Public Relations Intern

As a Social Media & PR Intern you will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with media contacts. You will be the face and #1 promoter of our company and the products we are building.

Contact Us

Have any questions, ideas, or in need of advice? Get in touch. We'd love to chat.
Campus Tec, 603
Via 4 1-30, Zona 4
4 Grados Norte
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Questions, Ideas, etc.