RSK Labs, a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based company behind a smart contracts platform, completed a $1m initial seed funding round.
Afluenta, a Latin America peer-to-peer lending network that brings together investors and creditworthy borrowers, completed an $8m Series B funding.
IguanaFix, a platform for on-demand services in Latin America, completed a $3M Series A funding.
Jampp, a Buenos Aires (Argentina) and London (UK)-based platform for mobile app advertisers to acquire and re-engage their users globally, raised $7m in Series A funding. The round was led by Highland Europe with participation from Endeavor Catalyst, Innova and NXTP Labs. The company will use the funds to expand operations in key markets and […]
Global private equity firm Advent International received $2.1 billion in commitments for Advent Latin American Private Equity Fund VI. Over 60 institutional investors participated in LAPEF VI, including public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations, funds of funds, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and other financial institutions. Approximately half the capital was raised from North American […]
Buenos Aires, Argentina-based Wideo has raised $460K from investors including: 500 Startups, NXTPLabs, and South Ventures (read our news here). CEO Agu De Marco joined us and answered our questions about the platform the team and the results of the company. He also says shared interesting things about Buenos Aires as a startup ecosystem. FinSMEs: Hi Agu. […]
Wideo, a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based provider of a tool that allows anyone to create an animated video, raised $460k in funding. Backers included 500 Startups, NXTPLabs and South Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to innovate the education technology space, helping teachers enhance the learning experience for their students. Co-Founder Agu De Marco, […]
Eventbrite, a San Francisco, CA-based self-service ticketing platform, has acquired Eventioz, an Argentine-based ticketing company. The transaction, whose amount was not disclosed, will allow Eventbrite to enter multiple markets simultaneously. Eventioz is a Latin American ticketing platform with operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Launched in 2008 by Pablo Aquistapace, it has […]
Restorando, a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based provider of an online platform for restaurant reservations, closed $13.3m in Series B funding. The round was led by new investor Flybridge Capital Partners, with participation from existing investors Emergence Capital Partners, Kaszek Ventures, Atomico, Storm Ventures and The Endeavor Catalyst Fund. In conjunction with the funding, Flybridge Capital Partners […]
Olapic, a Cordoba, Argentina- and NYC-based provider of a SaaS product that allows brands to leverage user-generated photos/videos to increase e-commerce conversion, closed a $5m Series A funding. The round was led by Fung Capital USA and Longworth Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Great Oaks and Scout Ventures. Co-founded by Pau Sabria and […]
Properati, a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based online and mobile real estate marketplace in Latin America, raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding. Backers included new investor GroupArgent and other institutional and angel investors. The company plans to use the funds to continue its pan-regional expansion, particularly in the Brazilian market where it will hire local people […]
Quasar Ventures, a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based company builder focused on creating innovative technology businesses in Latin America and abroad, has launched with $5.4m in funding. The round was led by Silicon Valley venture capital fund Emergence Capital Partners, with participation from Peter Kellner, Martin Migoya and Guibert Englebienne, Alejandro Tamer and Roby Souviron, CAP Ventures, […]
The “Github of Ideas”, this is the aim of Mural.ly, the Buenos Aires, Argentina-based startup that is gaining attention (and money as well) from highly respected investors (read here). Serial entrepreneur Mariano Suarez Battan, the founder and CEO of the company, revealed us some secrets behind the his new venture. FinSMEs: Hello Mariano, thank you […]
Mural.ly, a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based innovative platform to create murals of content, has just launched with a seed funding round of undisclosed amount. Backers include Intel Capital, Alta Ventures, 500 Startups, and various angel investors from the Americas. The company intends to use the funding to enable user attraction and retention efforts. According to a written […]
Zauber, a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based software company specialized in Consumer Web, Social Analytics and Big Data projects, has just raised $1m in funding. Backers include AxVentures-Pymar Fund. The company intends to use the funding to develop new products and grow its business in Silicon Valley, setting up a local office. Founded 5 years ago by by CEO […]