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Chromo Invest

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Celso Viegas Portasio Marcelo Ferreira Tiago Wallau Kretzmann


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Total investments 33
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 3.67
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Marketplace
  • Finance
  • Internet

In 2013 was created Chromo Invest, which is appeared as VC.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Chromo Invest, startups are often financed by M13, Varengold Bank, Sway Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are 42K Investimentos, CloudScale Capital Partners, monashees. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Fidelity Management and Research Company, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, CapitalG.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lyft, Addepar, Geru. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Transportation, Real Estate Investment. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The real fund results show that this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Chromo Invest works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from Chromo Invest the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

This organization was formed by Celso Viegas Portasio, Marcelo Ferreira, Tiago Wallau Kretzmann. We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Olga Ri

Food Delivery
$5M19 May 2022 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Health Care
$19M21 Oct 2021 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


$11M05 May 2021 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Warren Brasil

Financial Services
Information Technology
Wealth Management
$57M28 Apr 2021 Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Open Co (Brazil)

Consumer Lending
Financial Services
$25M24 Mar 2021 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Supply Chain Management
$90M20 Nov 2020 New York, United States

Warren Brasil

Financial Services
Information Technology
Wealth Management
$22M10 Jul 2020 Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


Financial Services
Small and Medium Businesses
$12M17 Jun 2020 Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Supply Chain Management
$21M05 Sep 2019 New York, United States
Warren Receives R$ 300 Million in New Funding and Continues to Revolutionize Brazil's Financial Market

– Warren has consolidated its position among Brazil’s top financial institutions by announcing a R$ 300m Series C round.
– The round was led by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC, a long-term global investor with investments in large groups such as Nubank, Sankhya, VR Benefícios and Hotmart.
– This funding round, which, at twice as much as the two prior rounds, was a record for the company, also included participation from Ribbit Capital, Kaszek and Chromo Invest – investors since Series A – and from QED Investors, Meli Fund and Quartz – investors since Series B.
– The fundraise reinforces Warren’s place as a pioneer in disrupting Brazil’s financial market, offering a transparent model aligned with the client.


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