Polymath Ventures


Polymath Ventures builds and invests in technology companies that serve Latin America’s emerging middle class and SMBs because it represents a unique opportunity to both generate above-market returns and generate significant social impact. Latin America’s middle class, with a population of 300M+ and $4T of spending power, remain underserved by formal business, representing a massive opportunity. Polymath Venture Seed Fund I invests in proprietary builds at the Pre-Seed stage (~30% of capital) and external companies at the Seed stage (~70% of capital). We will invest in ~20 companies across Fintech, Healthtech and Vertical SaaS. We lead Pre-Seed and Seed stage rounds, filling a major gap in the Latin American VC ecosystem.




Fintech, B2B, Healthcare


Seed, Series A


South America (LATAM)


Colombia, Chile, Ecuador


Wenyi Cai

Co-Founder & CEO Wenyi Cai is the Founder & CEO of Polymath Ventures, a venture studio that builds digital platforms to empower the middle-class of Latin America. Prior to founding Polymath, Wenyi was an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. As the COO of Milo.com, a consumer internet startup that sold to eBay in 2010, Wenyi led business development efforts with major technology companies like Microsoft and eBay and oversaw the product and engineering teams. Earlier in her career, Wenyi was a consultant with McKinsey & Company in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. Preceding her business career, Wenyi helped build a quantitative trading hedge fund, and was a published researcher in applied physics. Wenyi graduated cum laude from Harvard College, and studied philosophy and physics. Wenyi was born in China and grew up between China and the United States.

Peter Ostroske

American entrepreneur selected as Endeavor Colombia entrepreneur of the year in 2017. Peter has ten years of operating experience in Latin America and is currently acting as Founder and CEO of Ofi. MBA candidate from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton with an undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago.