Derek Beckmann is a Partner at Plura Ventures and experienced technology entrepreneur, having launched several successful startups within the past 12 years. Derek was the CEO of DescuentoLibre, a group shopping platform for the Latino community in the US and Mexico which was sold to LivingSocial. Prior to DescuentoLibre, Derek was the President and co-founder of Eats Media, which was sold to Delivery.com, a subsidiary of Cantor Fitzgerald.Previously, Derek worked at CIBC Oppenheimer in the Latin American middle market group. Derek is involved in many local organizations including the Board of Directors at HACE and sitting as a Food Council Board Member of City Harvest. Derek holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Finance from Florida State University.