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Time for Latin America to come out of stealth mode as an…

Latin America's energy transition is rarely reported on but the region is a secret leader in this. Its decarbonisation journey offers opportunities for the rest of the world.

Jul 11, 2024

Mexican and Chilean CVC-as-a-service firms join forces

Innova360 powered by Bluebox will have 35 team members and $15m distributed among eight corporate venturing funds across Latin America.

Jul 10, 2024

Emasa Ventures ceases operations

The Chilean auto parts manufacturer has shut down its $20m startup investment subsidiary and its Emasa Mobility Hub after three years.

Jun 25, 2024

Natura Ventures launches with $9.2m to back Brazilian beauty startups

The Brazilian beauty and wellness group’s CVC unit will target seed-stage opportunities in circularity, beauty and customer service segments.

Jun 18, 2024

Three companies co-launch Brazilian CVC fund manager

The Bakery will help clients build CVC strategies while Staged Ventures will manage the funds and Pipe Ventures will provide deal flow.

Jun 12, 2024

These corporate accelerators are recruiting startups now

AI, fintech, sustainability and other startups wanting to work with corporations should consider these accelerator programmes run by ABB Robotics, IAG, TSB, AG and Cemex.

Jun 10, 2024

Trauer to lead Telefônica Brasil’s CVC units

Phillip Trauer, who spent seven years at Valor Capital Group, comes in following the departure of Gabriela Toribio earlier this year.

Jun 6, 2024

Torq Ventures opens regional office in Chile

As part of its expansion across Latin America, Torq Ventures has launched its first regional office outside of Brazil.

May 13, 2024

Other News

Zacua Ventures nets $56m for first fund from 19 corporates

Volvo, Cemex and Procore are among the limited partners backing Zacua’s investments into next-generation construction

Feb 27, 2024

Grupo Marista launches CVC fund

The Brazilian education and health provider is expanding its startup investments following a strategic update last year.

Jan 17, 2024

Ruiz joins Randon Ventures

The truck maker’s corporate venturing unit expands its ranks with the Deloitte alumnus.

Jan 15, 2024

Medford-Gonzalez departs Femsa Ventures

Ian Medford-Gonzalez will join Mexico-based startup Kuona as chief of staff and head of finance.

Jan 15, 2024

Grupo Boticario brings Maggi on to look at startups

Henrique Maggi leaves Irani Ventures to join the beauty company’s venture unit.

Jan 11, 2024

Guatemala's CMI launches corporate venture fund

The food maker and asset manager is one of the few Central American companies to step into venture capital.

Dec 21, 2023

Editor's Picks

Braskem chooses an independent venture path with Oxygea

The Brazilian petrochemical company’s new CVC is late to the game, but doesn’t want to sit idle.

Dec 7, 2022
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