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DILA Capital, founded in 2011, is a multi-stage Venture Capital firm based in Mexico City dedicated to investing in early-stage companies. Its successful and unique proven methodology investing in top class opportunities, creates value and improves entrepreneurial management and operation by providing access to its experienced business network.
With over 15 years’ experience participating in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, DILA’s Partners have been involved in consulting, mentoring, accelerating and investing in Mexican start-ups as founders, operators and investors. DILA Capital solid reputation and main asset, is its access to diversified pipeline opportunities generated through its own network. According to INADEM, DILA Capital is considered to have one of the largest and highest quality venture capital deal flows in the Mexican market.
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Mexican e-commerce company Ben & Frank announces investment from L Catterton
The new capital will be used by Ben & Frank for expansion and acceleration in Mexico and all of Latin America.
The changing dynamics of the LATAM VC ecosystem
Guest contributor: Joaquín Abal, vice president, DILA Capital Anyone who has remotely followed the LatAm venture ecosystem lately has surely noted that market dynamics have changed significantly in the last six to twelve months. A key factor driving this change is the sudden influx of international investors into the LatAm arena. According to Crunchbase, out of […]
Emptor, leading Latin American identity verifier, expands to Costa Rica
Contxto– Emptor, an automated identity verification and background check provider, has announced its expansion into Costa Rica. The future is here! Well, actually, it may have been here for quite some years now. Though now based in New York, Emptor was founded in 2016 and has Peruvian roots. It offers its services to several countries across […]
Repassa closes US$2 million to scale thrift store and save the planet
Contxto – Fast fashion is quickly draining our natural resources. According to the United Nations, almost 20 percent of global wastewater and 10 percent of global carbon emissions are produced by the fashion industry. So to help consumers stay trendy and consume in a more eco-friendly way, startup Repassa closed R$10 million (~US$2 million). Returning […]
E-commerce empowering community: Indigenous artisans hit the global digital market
Today’s Soapbox opinion was written by Nadine Heir is a writer, creator, and marketer. Contxto – While indigenous traditions are centuries old, there’s nothing outdated about how they reach audiences today. Tourists are primary consumers of indigenous communities’ artwork in Latin America, but to date, the distribution of their products has been largely informal. Mass-produced, […]
WeXchange wants startups founded by Women STEMpreneurs to accelerate via their innovation lab
Contxto – According to an infographic published by WomenWhoTech, “86 percent of venture-funded businesses have zero women in management positions.” If this stat doesn’t make you cringe, I don’t know what will. One way to have more female leadership is not necessarily to wait for other companies to get their act together, but to give […]
IDB Lab and DILA’s newest regional fund will connect previously disparate corners of the ecosystem
Contxto – Venture capital (VC) fund, DILA Capital, has announced that it is teaming up with IDB Lab in order to launch DILA IV, a pan-Latam fund looking to develop and integrate the regional startup and VC ecosystem. IDB Lab is the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Bank of Development Group, a Washington-based development finance […]
Kushki debuts in Mexico—talk about perfect timing
Contxto – As brick and mortar businesses open up shop in cyberspace, comes the need for tools to complete electronic payments. And while fintech Kushki already had a widespread presence with operations in Canada, the US, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, and Peru it recently added another country to the list. Yesterday (12), the startup announced the […]
Edtech Crehana boosted by #StayAtHome and ALCP led investment
Contxto – It’s been a good pandemic for some. Edtech Crehana was propelled to further prominence by worldwide #StayAtHome measures due to coronavirus (Covid-19) and now it has received an investment led by Acumen Latam Capital Partners (ALCP). International venture capitalists (VCs) Dila Capital, Mountain Nazca Mexico, and Edventures chipped in on the follow-on investment. […]
Mountain Nazca has left the building, sells stake in Kavak to SoftBank
[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – Mexico-based venture capital (VC) firm, Mountain Nazca, announced its exit from used car marketplace, Kavak. Yesterday (28), the VC stated in a press release that its stake in the startup was bought by SoftBank. Moreover, sources report that General Atlantic also bought some of the Mexican VC’s shares. Back in […]