Topic: Venture capital

Bus travel start-up lands investment in Brazil

Global private equity platform Lightrock has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to lead a 700 million reais (US$138 million) investment in Brazilian travel app Buser.

02 July 2021

Insurtech start-up Betterfly gets new funding in Chile

US firm Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP has helped Chilean purpose-driven benefit platform Betterfly raise US$60 million in a funding round.

30 June 2021

Chilean biotech company lands equity investment

Chilean biotechnology company Phage Technologies has relied on Carey in Santiago to raise US$30 million in an equity financing round.

30 June 2021

Locaweb boosts open banking capabilities with double fintech buy

Brazilian internet services company Locaweb has hired Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to acquire two technology start-ups.

29 April 2021

Bruchou and Marval O'Farrell in education tech funding round

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has helped Argentine education tech company Digital House raise US$50 million in a new funding round.

22 April 2021

Ex-Veirano, Dias Carneiro and Ulhôa Canto partners launch new firm

Four partners from well-known Brazilian law firms Veirano Advogados, Dias Carneiro Advogados and Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados have left to launch a corporate and venture capital outfit in São Paulo.

07 April 2021

Mexican real estate start-up Casai gets first funding round

Two Gunderson Dettmer offices have helped Mexican hospitality start-up Casai raise US$53 million in its first two funding rounds.

02 November 2020

Unlocking the next level in venture capital

Latin America’s venture capital scene has gained momentum during the past decade, with corporate venture capital now piquing the interest of multinationals, local companies and even some law firms. But the high-risk, high-returns nature of venture capital investment brings its own unique set of challenges and opportunities for lawyers advising on these deals. Are the stakes worth it, especially in these trying times?

24 August 2020

Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici raises US$47 million in venture capital

Akerman LLP in New York and Miami and Eick Haber Grezzana & Nascimento in São Paulo have jointly advised Brazilian city-bike company Tembici to raise US$47 million in venture funding.

02 July 2020

Veirano and Faria Cendão steer Brazilian healthcare start-up investment

Veirano Advogados has helped local healthcare start-up Conexa Saúde obtain an investment from venture capital company e.Bricks Ventures.

24 March 2020

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