Oscar is currently a Senior Associate on the Ventures team with Golden Section. His role consists of analyzing investment opportunities for the fund, journeying with portfolio companies post-investment, tracking portfolio performance, and supporting the general partners in investment decisions. His experience ties closely to finance and technology, with specific focuses on financial management, equity analysis, venture capital, and B2B software.
Prior to Golden Section, Oscar earned his MBA at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business. There, he was an equity analyst with the M.A. Wright Fund, an officer with the Jones Student Association for Professionals, and the president of Men As Allies. He was also an active member of the Finance Association and Beer Club, and a volunteer with Rice Business Gives Back. Prior to business school, Oscar was a Senior Finance Manager at DesignerAdvantage, where he managed financial operations for multiple small businesses, and led sales of the firm’s software offering to prospective clients. Prior to starting his career, Oscar earned his BA in Economics at Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences. There, he was a 4-year letterman on the Varsity Baseball team, a member of the Tufts Financial Group, a brother of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity, and a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay.
What is one thing people should know about you? I am a big Astros fan… Go ‘Stros!
What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you? I was the Safety Patrol Lieutenant in 5th Grade at Whitcomb Elementary.
What are you most passionate about professionally? Serving others… Whether it be supporting a founder’s passion by providing capital and guidance, stewarding our LPs capital through portfolio analysis, or training new hires on financial and market diligence… I enjoy my role the most when I am helping others.
What are you most passionate about personally? Traveling… I have been to 11 different countries and plan on visiting many more throughout my life. Thankfully, I also get to follow this passion through my role here at Golden Section. Visiting a new place involves learning more about other cultures and capturing new experiences, which I thoroughly enjoy.
What is your favorite place to travel to and why? Paris, France… Delicious food, tons of art, beautiful architecture.
What is your favorite way to pursue balance in your life? Meeting up with friends for dinner at one of Houston’s many amazing restaurants.