Top 20 investors in Latin America that took part in the most Early funding rounds in Software industry over the recent years

Top 20 investors in Latin America that took part in the most Early funding rounds in Software industry over the recent years

Intro

The top 20 investors according to the total amount of funding rounds. These are VC funds and corporate investors in Latin America that have invested in Early stage over the last 2 years. They are actively investing in Software industry.
Software develops, maintains, and publishes software used by people and companies. It includes internet and consumer software, operating systems, and desktop apps, as well as gamification, automation, and SaaS.

Amount of funding rounds in Software is 76, which is 35.0% of the total amount of Early rounds in Latin America over the last 2 years.

Top 20 investors in Latin America that took part in the most Early funding rounds in Software industry over the recent years
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Key takeaways

  • Funds Geography – The most common country among top VCs is Brazil which hosts 15 funds. There are also funds from Argentina, Peru and Mexico. The most common city is Sao Paulo which is home to 13 funds. There are also funds from Buenos Aires, Santiago and Porto Alegre. VCs tend to invest in startups from Brazil, but also invest in startups from The United States, Peru, and Mexico. For the majority of the funds, the country of the funds’ establishment and the country of their most frequent investments coincide.
  • Industry Focus – The funds’ most common field for investments is Finance. They also invest in Gamification, Business Development and Medical Service.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 2001 and the newest one in 2019. In 2011 the most amount of funds were founded. VCs in the sample made the most deals in the period from 2014 to 2021. For some funds, 2019 was the year with the most amount of deals. The biggest amount of successful exits happened between 2011 and 2021 years. For some funds, 2019 became the year with the most successful exits.
  • Investments – Usually VCs take part in 2 funding rounds per year, sometimes in 13 – 24. The minimum number of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 6, the maximum is 234. Average number of funding rounds is 60.4 while median is 40.5. The most common amount of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 82. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 0 and maximum is 50. Average amount of lead investments is 12.0 while median is 7.5. The most common amount of lead investments is 4. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -52.4 and 29.0 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is 3.07 and the median is 7.05. It means that these funds act as lead investors more often than other funds. The most common value is 29.0.
  • Typical Rounds – Funding rounds with these VCs have 2 – 3 or 3 – 4 investors. VCs in the sample have an average round size of less than 100 thousands or 1 – 5 million. A Funds’ average multiplicator for portfolio companies at the last known valuation is close to zero at minimum and 5.22 at maximum. Average value for this multiplicator is 1.14 and median is 0.3. The most common multiplicator value is close to zero.
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