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SP Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Francisco Jardim


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Total investments 65
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 4.33
Lead investments 22
Follow on index
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Exits 2
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Agriculture
  • Software
  • AgTech
  • Farming
  • Internet

SP Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Pinheiros. The venture was found in South America in Brazil.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the SP Ventures, startups are often financed by Baita Accelerator, Astella Investimentos, Start-Up Brasil. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Inseed Investimentos, Criatec Fund, Baita Accelerator. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SVG Ventures, Intel Capital, Criatec Fund.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 2 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Horus Aeronaves, Imeve, Concil Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Software. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Brazil.

The current fund was established by Francisco Jardim.

This SP Ventures works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 42 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Facilities Support Services
$1M14 Nov 2022 Brazil, Brazil


Financial Services
$27M08 Nov 2022 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Puna Bio

$3M01 Sep 2022 Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina


Financial Services
$2M14 Jun 2022 Mexico City, Mexico

Verge Ag

Information Technology
$7M28 Apr 2022 Calgary, Canada

Decoy Smart Control

$1M25 Apr 2022 Brazil, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Leaf Agriculture

Developer APIs
Information Technology
$5M29 Mar 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States


Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
$3M08 Mar 2022 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Environmental Consulting
Environmental Engineering
$10M31 Jan 2022 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Frizata Closes $5M Series A Funding

– Frizata, a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based direct-to-consumer flexitarian frozen foodtech company, closed a $5m Series A funding.
– The round was led by SP Ventures with participation from Marcos Galperin, Founder, Mercado Libre, Gonzalo Ramirez Martiarena, former global CEO Louis Dreyfus, CEO of Swiss Pampa, Jaime Soler Bottinelli, former global CEO of Cencosud, Norte Ventures, Glocal Agrifoodtech & others.
– Frizata currently operates in Argentina, Chile, and Brazil and generated more than $15M in sales since launching in 2019.


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