Team

Santiago Rojas, General Partner & Founder

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Mr. Santiago Rojas is an established international business executive working with multi-national corporations in several industries. He has served as the Executive Director of International Business Development for Platinum Star Financial Group, a firm with a presence in North America, Latin America, the GCC, Europe.
 

Mr. Rojas has been successful in leading the development of three international companies which form part of the firm’s investments pipeline. He is part of the leadership team for two international brands in the beverage industry. Mr. Rojas is also a Board Member and partner in SIS, a leading defense company in the United States and worldwide. He is also the managing partner and board member of Nitkow A&E, an international company with subsidiaries in the aerospace and environmental industries. Mr. Rojas holds a degree in Public Relations with a focus in International Business from the University of Alabama. Mr. Rojas lives between The United States and Colombia
 

Board member: SIS (Special Intelligence Service), Banu Beverages, Platinum Star Financial Group & Nitkow A&E, LLC.

Jonathan Block, General Partner & Founder

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Mr. Jonathan Block is a serial entrepreneur and media & entertainment executive. He has 35 years of M&E experience working with TV/Music and Technology companies, 15 years in Social Media and Digital Marketing and has run/advised Mobile startups for the past 12 years. 


Mr. Block started his first record company while attending The Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, which subsequently led him to artist management, running the careers and global tours of platinum-selling rock bands. He now builds teams and sources capital for startups focused in mobile, media, entertainment, messaging and equity crowdfunding.


Mr. Block remains an active startup advisor; he was recently an Advisor to San Francisco-based Eyegroove, which was acquired by Facebook in August of 2016. In March of 2017, the Eyegroove technology was released as the new Facebook Camera.


He has been active in preserving historic property on Nantucket Island,  Massachusetts and started a music and visual arts program at The Hana High School on the East side of Maui, Hawaii. Mr. Block lives in Marin, CA with his wife and daughter.




Hear From The Founders

About Us

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Fund Objectives

  • Identify emerging entrepreneurial concepts that align to focus areas, specifically our network and expertise.
  • Through due diligence, demonstrate key personnel commitment, market viability, and profitability potential.


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Focus

  1. Seed. 
  2. Series A.
  3. Investments in several small companies 

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Advisory Board

Rite Zone Capital's advisory board is comprised of International Fund Managers, C-level executives, Entrepreneurs, International business professionals, former ministers and diplomats of sovereignty nations.