Reinaldo Normand

Entrepreneur in Residence

Reinaldo Normand is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Martin Trust Center and the Legatum Center at MIT. 

Reinaldo has extensive experience in founding and running bootstrapped and venture-backed gaming and consumer internet startups in the United States, China, and Brazil, and has raised over $60 million in venture capital. He has created the world’s first wireless game console, Zeebo, and has been featured in media outlets such as NBCBusiness Week, Reuters, and others. He has two exits and a lot of scars under his belt.

Reinaldo has invested and advised 30+ tech startups around the world and has written three books about disruptive technologies ( and entrepreneurship (

Reinaldo holds a BSc in Computer Information Systems, an MBA, and speaks four languages.

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