April 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in April: April 27 Brazilian marketplace Inventa raised $55 million Series B led by Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Greylock, accompanied by Previous investors such as Greenoaks, a16z, monashees, and Tiger Global, among others. The company connects small, medium-sized retailers with suppliers. April 27 Raíz,…

March 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in March: March 31st Study shows that in the first trimester of 2022, Brazil had 169 mergers and acquisitions totaling R$ 5.5 billion in transactions. 33% of the deals were cross-border deals. As for venture capital, investors poured R$ 3.4 billion in 22 deals. investments,…

February 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in February: Feb 24 Five Brazilian startups to pitch at the 34th Y Combinator demo day next month. The event is the most desired program on the market to present startup business to hundreds of investors. Feb 24 Former teammates at SofBank launch a new VC…

January 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in January: Feb 1 Sandbox & Co, a London-based provider of digital learning products and services, today announced that it has acquired PlayKids, a leading digital education platform in Brazil. PlayKids’ majority owner, Movile, a long-term investor in LatAm tech companies, will become a minority…

December 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in December: Dec 23 Brazilian construction tech startup Ambar raised a large Series C round of, approximately, $36 million. The round was co-led by Brazil-based Echo Capital and Oria Capital, with participation from TPG Capital, Argonautic Ventures and others. Ambar was created in 2013 with…

November 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in November: Nov 23 “This is the moment for LatAm”, says EBANX’s CEO Joao Del Valle. In a recent interview he forecasts 30% growth per year until 2025 in Latin America, the region with the highest e-commerce growth in the world. Nov 22 After months…

October 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in October: Oct 28 Swap, a São Paulo-based BaaS startup, announced it has raised $25 million in a Series A led by Tiger Global Management. Swap aims to empower companies to transform their financial operations via its APIs. Oct 28 CEO of retail giant Magazine Luiza Frederico…

September 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in September: September 30 Tembici became the survivor among shared bicycles – and raised another R$420 million.The funds came from equity and financing. In equity, the C series was led by Crescera Capital, and other funds that participated in the round are Endeavor Catalyst, Igah…

August 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in August: August 30 Petlove&Co, a São Paulo-based digital platform for products and services for the pet market, raised about US$150 million (R$750 million) in a funding round led by Riverwood Capital. Tarpon, SoftBank, L Catterton, Porto Seguro and Monashees also participated in the round.…

July 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in July: July 28 Pipo Saúde, which operates as a health insurance broker raised a RS$ 100 million new round, the largest Series A in the Brazilian healthtech market. New investors entered this investment, such as Thrive Capital, which led the round, and the Atlântico…

June 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in June: June 29 Gympass, the exercise and corporate wellness unicorn, announced a US$220 million Series E. This round, which doubles the company’s valuation to US$2.2 billion, includes participation from SoftBank, General Atlantic, Moore Strategic Ventures, Kaszek Ventures and Valor Capital. June 28 JPMorgan makes…

May 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in May: May 27 São Paulo-based protech startup Quinto Andar closed a $300 million Series E led by Silicon Valley-based Ribbit Capital. With the new funds, the company now is valued at $4 billion. May 24 Latin America pioneer tech VCs Hernan Kazah and Nicolas…