Investo

Founded 2010
Founders Jonathan Lewy Sergio Romo

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Total investments 55
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 4.55
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.07
Exits 1
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Angel Investment
  • Finance
  • Venture Capital
Summary

Investo is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main department of described VC is located in the Mexico City. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in Mexico.

The fund was created by Jonathan Lewy, Sergio Romo. The overall number of key employees were 6.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Rappi, Solugen, Grin Scooters Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Mobile Payments, Internet. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 1 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Investo, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, NXTP Labs, FundersClub. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Brad Flora, Liquid 2 Ventures, monashees. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by FundersClub, Soma Capital, Notion.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Comparing to the other companies, this Investo performs on 25 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from Investo is 5-10 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Poliglota

Education
Language Learning
Social Network
Seed
2M22 May 2021 Chile, " Chile"}

Justo

E-Commerce
Food Delivery
Venture - Series Unknown
2M10 Dec 2020 Chile, " Chile"}

SimpleCitizen

Apps
Information Services
Information Technology
Mobile
Seed
5M14 Nov 2019 United States, Salt Lake City

Seed
2M20 Jul 2019

Unima

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Seed
1M24 Mar 2019 Mexico, Zapopan

Grin Scooters

Electric Vehicle
Last Mile Transportation
Mobile
Ride Sharing
Software
Transportation
Seed
7M30 Jul 2018 Mexico, Mexico City

Runa HR

Cloud Data Services
Human Resources
Software
Seed
3M26 Apr 2018 Mexico, Mexico City

Solugen

Biopharma
Biotechnology
GreenTech
Manufacturing
Seed
4M24 Oct 2017 United States, Houston

Public Goods

Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Retail
Seed
11 Sep 2017 United States, New York
News
Orchata raises $4M, aims to build a ‘Gopuff for Latin America’
– Orchata, a mobile app enabling consumers to get groceries delivered in 15 minutes, with no substitutes and at supermarket prices, raised $4m in seed funding. – The round was led by Y Combinator and joined by JAM Fund, FJ Labs, Venture Friends, Investo and Foundation Capital, and angel investors Ross Lipson, Mike Hennessey, Brian Requarth and Javier Mata. Read more

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