Founder & CEO, Fastmind
Jorge Prado, is the Founder and CEO of The Fastmind, a technology start up dedicated to making life fun and easy. The Fastmind is credited for creating a viralization tool that allows content creators to share their content across different platforms (e.g., a song) through a single link.
As an entrepreneur, and an investor obsessed with innovation and technology, he manages multi-disciplinary knowledge in global business that translates into high-impact ideas to develop his projects.
In 2013 he created Apensar, one of the most popular mobile applications in the Hispanic market, which today has more than 20 million downloads worldwide in six languages and is in the Top 100 downloads in 55 countries.
Jorge has been recognized within the industry on several occasions, these recognitions include the Top 50 Power Leader in the history of IESA Venezuela in 2015, Best mobile game by Google 2015, entrepreneur of the year 2016 by “Diario las Americas” in Miami, and social recognition as Eagle Scout for his contribution to local communities.
Currently, in addition to serving as CEO of The Fastmind, Prado is a member of the Board of Directors and an advisor to numerous Start-ups around the world. He is a global speaker and technology judge for many incubators. He also recently participated in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at Miami-Dade College in collaboration with The Venture City.
Jorge was selected, together with his brother and Co-Founder Eddy Prado, as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in February 2019 for their company The Fastmind. Endeavor is leading the global high-impact entrepreneurship movement to drive long-term economic growth and build strong entrepreneurship ecosystems in growth markets by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs.
Originally from Venezuela, Jorge received his bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering graduating with honors, his Master’s degree in Finance from IESA in 2005 and his Master’s degree in International Business from Instituto de Empresas IE, in Madrid, Spain, in 2006.