Nastasha Velasco founded Brainy Consulting, co-founded Route to Freedom and co-founded Venezuela Futura. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Political Science, a Master of Arts in Public Management and completed studies in statistics with R, business management, process management and quality consulting. She has six years’ professional experience in strategic planning, change management, finances, data analysis, public opinion analysis, and processes optimisation. She has worked with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the El Hatillo Local Government, consulting agencies, the European School of Management and Technology, and the Venezuelan Ministry of Finance. She has also taught economics, macroeconomics, public management and political economy at the university level. Currently, she is working at Startup Meter and volunteering at Policy Corner and Ashoka.