Kaszek Ventures

Founded 2011
Founders Hernan Kazah Nicolas Szekasy


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Portfolio companies 54
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 11
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
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Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services

In 2011 was created Kaszek Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Buenos Aires. The fund was located in South America if to be more exact in Brazil.

The fund was created by Hernan Kazah, Nicolas Szekasy. The overall number of key employees were 6.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Brazil. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Marketplace, Retail. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Nubank, Credijusto, GuiaBolso

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from Kaszek Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This Kaszek Ventures works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Kaszek Ventures, startups are often financed by monashees, Quona Capital, Google Launchpad Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tiger Global Management, Quona Capital, Global Founders Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tiger Global Management, monashees, General Atlantic.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Employee Benefits
Financial Services
Health Care
Health Insurance
$33M11 Feb 2021 Brazil, Sao Paulo


Information Technology
14 Jan 2021 Brazil, Curitiba


Consumer Lending
Financial Services
Personal Finance
$255M18 Dec 2020 Brazil, Sao Paulo

$2M26 Nov 2020


Health Care
$19M18 Nov 2020 Mexico, Mexico City


$2M16 Oct 2020 Brazil, " Brazil"}

Nuvemshop | Tiendanube

E-Commerce Platforms
Information Technology
Retail Technology
$30M13 Oct 2020 Brazil, São Paulo


Financial Services
$15M17 Sep 2020 Brazil, Sao Paulo

Warren Brasil

Financial Services
Information Technology
Wealth Management
$22M10 Jul 2020 Brazil, Porto Alegre
Chilean fintech Xepelin secures $230M in debt and equity from Kaszek, high-profile angels

– Chilean startup Xepelin, which has created a financial services platform for SMEs in Latin America, has secured $30m in equity and $200m in credit facilities.
– LatAm venture fund Kaszek Ventures led the equity portion of the financing, which also included participation from partners of DST Global and a slew of other firms and founders/angel investors.
– LatAm- and U.S.-based asset managers and hedge funds — including Chilean pension funds — provided the credit facilities.
– In total over its lifetime, Xepelin has raised over $36m in equity and $250m in asset-backed facilities.
– It currently has a portfolio of active loans for $120m and an asset-backed facility for more than $250m.

Gympass Pulls In $220M Funding Round

– Gympass, the largest corporate wellbeing platform, today announced the new investment round of $220M.
– The new investment made by Softbank, General Atlantic, Moore Strategic Ventures, Kaszek and Valor Capital Group.
– As people flock back to the gym, Gympass has seen its valuation more than double to $2.2B, reflecting the increased importance of wellbeing for companies.


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