San Diego-based Origo Ventures, through its Chilean subsidiary Fen Ventures, received a $1m grant from the Chilean government’s investment entity CORFO. The firm early stage investor will use the capital for its investment activities in Chile’s startup companies for the next five years. Led by Derek Footer, Managing Partner, Origo Ventures invests in Latin American […], a Latin American online insurance and financial services marketplace, raised $11m in Series B financing. The round was led by Ribbit Capital, with participation from Endeavor Catalyst, Rise Capital and existing investor Kaszek Ventures. The company intends to use the capital to strengthen its presence in Brazil and Colombia through hiring new people and […]

Start-Up Chile, the program that seeks to attract early stage, high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups in the country, just opened its 7th application process. Startup founders around the world can submit applications (here) between March 25th and April 9th. To support the launch, the program, executed by the Chilean Economic Development Agency (CORFO), is […]