July 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in July: June 29 Got recession? Despite slowing hiring, Meta and Google, which employ hundreds of Brazilians in the Bay Area, are still “moving forward with major office expansions” in Menlo Park and San Jose. July 25 Population on the move. Here are two articles discussing the trend,…

June 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in June: June 30 São Paulo-based motorcycle rental startup Mottu raised a $40M series B. “The company, which aims to give independent couriers a way to work for logistics and food delivery apps, also secured $10 million in debt financing”. June 30 Credit Suisse-Backed Firm’s…

May 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in May: May 26 Marvin, a Brazilian B2B payments platform has raised $15m in a Series A funding round led by early-stage venture capital firm Canaan. Existing investors Canary and Maúa Capital also participated in the round, as well as a number of angels. The…

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.…