Topic: Start-up companies

Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici gets funding

Tembici, a Brazilian e-bike rental start-up, has hired Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados to raise 430 million reais (US$79 million) in an investment round.

12 October 2021

Lojas Americanas buys Brazilian book review platform

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados has helped Brazilian retailer Lojas Americanas purchase Skoob, a social network for readers.

01 October 2021

Brazilian insurtech reaches regulatory milestone after investment

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo and Gunderson Dettmer in New York have helped Brazilian insurance tech group Pier Seguradora raise 108 million reais (US$20 million) in a funding round led by local finance group Raiz Investimentos.

22 September 2021

Rappi obtains financing for Mexican fintech venture

Mexico’s González Calvillo, SC has helped the local branch of Colombian on-demand delivery start-up Rappi get a loan of 1 billion Mexican pesos (US$49 million).

14 September 2021

Brazil’s Zenvia acquires communications start-up

Brazilian communications company Zenvia has relied on Pinheiro Neto Advogados to buy D1, a start-up that connects several communication platforms.

13 September 2021

Food tech company NotCo becomes Chile's latest unicorn

Chilean vegan food tech company NotCo has relied on three offices of US firm Gunderson Dettmer to raise US$235 million in a funding round, making it Chile’s latest unicorn.

03 September 2021

Pérez Correa González helps in Mexican earthquake app funding

Mexican investment fund GC Capital has enlisted local firm Pérez Correa González to renegotiate its investment in SkyAlert, an app designed to alert and warn its users about earthquakes.

26 August 2021

Argentine fintech becomes unicorn with US$350 million injection

US firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has helped Argentine fintech Ualá raise US$350 million in a funding round co-led by SoftBank’s Latin America fund and Chinese investor Tencent, making it a unicorn company.

25 August 2021

E-commerce platform Nuvemshop becomes Brazil’s latest unicorn

US venture capital fund Insight Partners has enlisted Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires and Mexico’s González Calvillo, SC to inject US$500 million into Brazilian e-commerce platform Nuvemshop.

24 August 2021

SoftBank investment gives Brazilian start-up unicorn status

Brazilian facial recognition start-up Unico has hired local firm Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados to get a 629 million reais (US$121 million) investment, making it one of the country’s newest unicorns with a market value exceeding US$1 billion.

19 August 2021

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