Demetria, a Bogota, Columbia- and Herzliya, Israel-based AI-powered taste and quality intelligence SaaS startup for the coffee supply chain, emerged from stealth after closing a $3m seed funding round.
Chiper, a Colombian e-commerce platform for independent merchants, raised $12m in Series A funding.
SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB), a Santa Clara, Calif.-based venture debt bank, closed a new $30m venture and growth debt fund.
Habi, a technology-driven real estate company based in Bogotà, Colombia, raised $5.5m in pre-seed funding.
Leal, a Bogota, Colombia-based loyalty startup, raised US $3m in funding.
Civico, a Bogotá, Colombia-based digital platform that enables access to information and services to improve the quality of life of individuals in Latin America, received an investment from global nonprofit Accion.
Global technology company SoftBank Group Corp. has launched the SoftBank Innovation Fund, the technology fund focused exclusively on the Latin American market.
EdgeUno, Inc., an edge computing startup, raised $500k in seed funding.
Lentesplus.com, a Bogotá, Colombia-based e-commerce platform for contact lenses in Latin America, received US$5m in equity funding.
Polymath Ventures, a Bogotá, Colombia- and Mexico City, Mexico-based based company builder focused on the middle class in emerging markets, is raising a $100m investment fund.
Magma Partners, an early stage venture capital firm with offices in the U.S. and Latin America, has held the first close of its second $15M fund.
Siigo, a Bogota, Colombia-based provider of accounting and administrative software for small and medium sized companies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding.
Procaps Group, a Barranquilla, Colombia-based pharmaceutical company, received an equity investment from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group.
Inspired, a premium schools group in Europe, Australia, Africa and Latin America, received a private equity investment from TA Associates.
Suyo, a Medellin, Colombia-based startup enabling low-income families in Latin America to secure their homes and land, raised an additional investment from Omidyar Network.