Marcelo Alejandro Rioja

Computer Geek since 1995.

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In a few words

Born and raised in Bolivia, I am a enthusiastic Entrepreneur and Product Marketer that graduated with a Computer Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA '17). Moreover, I am an Apple, Google, Microsoft and Xerox Scholar.

In 2015, I started Flux Ventures, a holdings company that created many brands such as Flux Chargers, and Young Slacker Media. I now serve as the Chairman of Flux Ventures.

In my part-time, I am a (small) Angel Investor in Everipedia (world's largest encyclopedia with more pages than Wikipedia) and Snapwire (custom image platform).

I also started Future Sharks (interviews to entrepreneurs) and several other blogs. Lastly, my latest passion is making I like rapping under my rapper name Young Slacker.



My Skills

Fluent in Spanish, English, German
hallo
Project Management (Built Flux Ventures)
PM
PR and SEO (My blogs get 250k visits/mo)
#1
Growth Marketing
sales
Cooking Vegan Meals (yummm)
tofu
Teach you how to sell anything
hustle

Less dreaming, more doing.

Flux Ventures Timeline

I'm the founder of Flux Ventures, a group of varios Flux companies. Find out about the history of each of them here.

  • Flux Chargers
    The company that started it all
    After going through the StartupUCLA accelerator, me and Miles Anthony launched this portable charger brand that has sold in 91 countries and is rated among the best in class by Yahoo Tech, Digital Trends and others.

    June 2015
  • Flux.LA
    A digital marketing and SEO agency
    We noticed that a big part of the success of Flux Chargers was due to our strong SEO and powerful press releases so we decided to offer these as a service for other companies.

    January 2016
  • Flux Capital
    Venture Capital arm
    We decided to invest the revenues that Flux Chargers and Flux.LA were bringing into startups, large cap sto