We build successful startups.

What is Hydra?

Hydra is a startup studio founded in 2016 by Nicolás Bistolfi and Martín Giura. Hydra builds successful early stage companies in Latin America, by working on three pillars: entrepreneurs, ideas and investors. The goal is to find the key components of each project and replicate them in order to ensure massive success.

Martín and Nicolás have a track record of working with startups. In 2010 they built woOw, one of the most important e-commerce sites in Uruguay. Even today, woOw is still the Uruguayan company that has achieved the fastest growth. What has resonated most about woOw's success is not just the traction or number of current employees, it is that the founding team was able to introduce e-commerce into a market where it previously didn't exist.

Both Martín and Nicolás have a combined 16 years of experience in the entrepreneurship environment, going from touch screen projects before the iPad was released, to being part of the first TEDx Montevideo organization in Uruguay, and to building a US company with Silicon Valley investors.

The Team


Founder & Managing Director

Nicolás Bistolfi

Founder & Managing Director

Leandro Mestre



The course has 5 very intensive lessons and it’ll inject you with entrepreneurship mentality, work methodologies and it’ll take you right to the action. Learn about how to identify an opportunity, understand how to build a team, validate your solution and execute like a world class startup.


Our Startups

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April, 2016


ClubPet is the first Personal Assistant for Pets. Anticipating pet's needs, we remove the problem about worrying for pet's food, flea repelent, periodical vaccinations or new toys.

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October, 2016

Hydra Campus

Hydra Campus is an online learning platform that allows people to develop their entrepreneurship skills.

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