André Street

Founder, Arpex


André Street Founded his first company (Pagafacil) at the age of 15. The company was an early mover in the area of e-commerce payments processing. In 2004, Street sold the Company with significant investment returns.

Subsequently, Street and his partner (Eduardo Pontes) started Netcredit and Braspag at the same time. BRASPAG became a leading payment solutions provider in the e-commerce market of Latin America, bought by Cielo in 2011. Netcredit was formed and became an important channel of credit to consumers for payments in more than 12 installments in Brazil. Bgn/Cetelem Bank bought the company in 2007. Street Co-Founded and invested in Site Blindado the main security system in Brazilian e-commerce, and Sieve, a price comparison, that merged and became Sieve Group, sold to B2W in July/15.

Both Street and Pontes were early investors in Moip, a payments facilitator, sold to Wirecard Germany. Besides having started payments companies in Brazil, Street and Pontes are experienced venture capitalists in the country.

Street holds a degree from the Owner/President Management (OPM) Program at Harvard Business School.

Street serves as Board member of several tech companies such as B2W, the largest e-commerce retailer in Brazil as well as serves as Chairman of STONE PAGAMENTOS.