Sebastián Mejia

Sebastián Mejia

CSO and Co-Founder
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Sebastián Mejía was born in  Cali, Colombia. Before becoming an entrepreneur he built his career working in financial Services as well as in the tech sector in New York. He has a Bachelor of science in Business and Management from ESADE business school and a Bachelor of Science in Economy from the University of Madrid. He also participated in the Stanford-Endeavor Innovation and Growth Program from Stanford University and in 2019 was in the List of Bloomberg 50 as part of the most influential leaders in business, entertainment, finance, politics, science and technology, whose achievements during 2019.

In  2013, Sebastián y Simón Borrero founded Grability, a company that offers mobile solutions that benefit retailers who generate extra revenue through selling through a new channel, and the consumer, who gains an innovative experience and solves problems in food shopping on traditional e-commerce platforms. In 2015, they created a spinoff called Rappi, an application that provides a solution for on-demand product delivery. Today Rappi is one of the fastest growing companies across Latin America, the first SupperApp and it is present in 9 countries and over 200 cities in the region and is Colombia’s first unicorn company.

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