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Funds

Total$191M
KaszeK Ventures II, 1/2014 $47.7M
Kaszek Ventures I, 11/2011 $56.4M
Kaszek Ventures II-A, 1/2014 $44.5M
Kaszek Ventures II-B, 1/2014 $42.8M

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Kaszek Ventures

Kaszek Ventures is the leading Latin American venture capital firm investing in high-impact tech entrepreneurs. Led by Nicolas Szekasy, MercadoLibre’s former CFO, and Hernan Kazah, MercadoLibre’s co-founder, the firm actively supports its portfolio companies through value-added strategic guidance and hands-on operational help, leveraging its partners’ successful entrepreneurial backgrounds and extensive network.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
ComparaOnline 9/2013Series B$11M3
Restorando 8/2013Series B$13.3M5
Lulu 7/2013Partial Close1
Eventioz 6/2013Venture Round$1.5M1
BelezanaWeb 5/2013Series B$15M2
GetNinjas 4/2013Series A$3M3
SaferTaxi 2/2013Series B$4.2M4
Kekanto 1/2013Series B$5.5M3
VivaReal 12/2012Series B$15M4
GoIntegro 10/2012Series A2
Oppa 10/2012Venture Round$13M4
Pitzi 8/2012Series A2
Open English 7/2012Series C$43M4
eÓtica 6/2012Series A1
MadeiraMadeira 5/2012Series A3
ComparaOnline 5/2012Series A$5M1
Restorando 2/2012Series A$3.2M4
VivaReal 1/2012Series A$3.7M13
HelpSaúde.com 1/2012Series A1
Kekanto 12/2011Series A2
PedidosYa / PedidosJá 11/2011Series A2
Open English 11/2011Series B$2M1
SaferTaxi 9/2011Series A$1M2
Eventioz 9/2011Series A1
GetNinjas 9/2011Seed1
ZupCat 9/2011Series A$700k1
PetLove 8/2011Series A3
OQVestir 6/2011Series A2
GetNinjas 4/2011Seed1

Videos

Above:

Keynote Nicolas Szekazy at TNW Latin America 2012

Added: 1/10/13

Sources

  1. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  2. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  3. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  4. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  5. ComparaOnline.com Raises $11M in Series B Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  6. With $13.3M In New Funding, Restorando Aims To Be The OpenTable Of Latin America (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Citation Needed [add]
  8. Eventioz Receives US$ 1.5m Investments from Kaszek Ventures (em português) (lavca.org) [edit]
  9. Com recursos de Tiger e Kaszek, site Beleza na Web amplia o portfólio (apsisconsultoria.com.br) [edit]
  10. Latam Local Services Marketplace Startup GetNinjas Raises $3M Series A To Get More Nimble By Getting More Developers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. Start-Up Chile’s SaferTaxi Brings in US$4.2 Million Investment (en.pulsosocial.com) [edit]
  12. Brazilian social city guide Kekanto raises $5.5m, becomes W7 Brazil Capital’s first investment (thenextweb.com) [edit]
  13. VivaReal raises $15M to help people find home in Latin America (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  14. Endeavor Entrepreneur company GoIntegro secures growth equity funding from Riverwood Capital and Kaszek Ventures to fund growth initiatives (endeavor.org) [edit]
  15. Oppa.com.br Raises $13M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  16. Citation Needed [add]
  17. Open English Lands $43M From Insight, Redpoint To Bring Online Language Ed To Latin America (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  18. eÓtica Closes First Investment Round, Looks Towards Contact Lens Program (pulsosocial.com) [edit]
  19. Construction & Building Platform MadeiraMadeira Closes First Investment Round (pulsosocial.com) [edit]
  20. With Kaszek’s Investment, Chilean Startup ComparaOnline raises $5M (pulsosocial.com) [edit]
  21. Restorando Raises $3.2M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  22. Real Estate Site VivaReal Raises Cash To Be The Zillow For Brazil (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  23. helpsaude.com [edit]
  24. Kekanto Raises Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  25. dealbook.nytimes.com [edit]
  26. Open English raises $2M in B-1 Round (floridaventuresourcing.com) [edit]
  27. SaferTaxi Raises $1m USD in Venture Funding (blog.safertaxi.com) [edit]
  28. scoop.it [edit]
  29. GetNinjas recebe aporte da Kaszek Ventures (exame.abril.com.br) [edit]
  30. Citation Needed [add]
  31. pulsosocial.com [edit]
  32. OQVestir recebe aporte da Tiger Global (baguete.com.br) [edit]
  33. GetNinjas, investida pela Monashees, lança marketplace online de serviços para jobs e freelances (startups.ig.com.br) [edit]
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