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Kaszek Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Hernan Kazah Nicolas Szekasy

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Total investments 206
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$34M
Portfolio companies 108
Rounds per year 18.73
Lead investments 47
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.48
Exits 12
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

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

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Tienda Pago

Consumer Goods
Financial Services
FinTech
Retail
$12M11 Oct 2022 Florida, United States

DolarApp

Apps
Financial Services
Impact Investing
$5M14 Sep 2022 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Draftea

Digital Entertainment
Fantasy Sports
Sports
$20M01 Sep 2022 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Lemon Energy

Electrical Distribution
Energy
Renewable Energy
$11M20 Jun 2022 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Kushki

Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$100M07 Jun 2022 Ecuador, Ecuador

Olga Ri

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

Azos

Information Technology
Insurance
InsurTech
$6M18 May 2022 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Xepelin

Financial Services
FinTech
$111M02 May 2022 Las Condes, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Minka

Blockchain
Fashion
Financial Services
FinTech
Handmade
Lifestyle
Venture Capital
$24M27 Apr 2022 Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
News
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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