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Jaguar Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on early stage Internet ventures in Latin America. We work hand in hand with the entrepreneurs we partner with. Helping them solve operational issues while supporting them in crafting the company's long term vision. We believe in building long lasting relationships on which enduring companies can be built.

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A regional car retail beast is born! Mexico’s Kavak and Argentina’s Checkars merge

8 months ago

Contxto – Today (26), we witnessed the birth of Latin America’s largest used car retailer. In an announcement forwarded early to Contxto, we can now confirm that Kavak and Checkars are to fuse. Checkars, now to become Mexican Kavak’s Argentine subsidiary, will receive a US$10 million investment to expand the operation, hire 300 new employees, […]

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Latin American show-stealing startups in Y Combinator’s Winter Batch 2020

1 year ago

[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – What’s the difference between a good company and a great company? Mountain View-based accelerator, Y Combinator knows what success looks like. At least, that’s what it seems like when looking at the more than 2,000 companies in its portfolio. I never cease to be amazed by the ventures I see […]

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Colombian logistics startup Liftit expands in Mexico

1 year ago

Contxto – Colombian logistics startup Liftit is expanding its operations. According to a recent press release, negotiations are underway to grow further into Mexico. Soon, it will be helping to move cargo to and from Guadalajara and its surrounding areas by the second quarter of 2020. The startup can already be found within two other […]

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Top 11 startups in Colombia you can no longer ignore in 2020

1 year ago

[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – Rappi. There, I said it. And that’s the last time you’ll be reading that word on this article. As much merit as they deserve, so do many other startups in Colombia with much less exposure. You see, the most recognizable, most-successful Colombian startup has almost become a bit of a problem […]

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Mexico’s moons will be joining Y Combinator’s Winter 2020 Batch

1 year ago

Contxto – Brace yourselves, moons the startup from Mexico City, has been selected to join the Winter 2020 Batch of Y Combinator. But wait, there’s more moons-related news. During its most recent capital raising, moons, was backed by Jaguar Ventures, Foundation Capital, Tuesday Capital, and obviously individual investors from the Latin American dental community.  In this […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Venture Capital in Mexico [Updated 2020]

1 year ago

Contxto – There is another, less explored, facet of the startup equation. Indeed, no idea gets far without the money to do the walking. This is where venture capitalists (VCs) come in. And as one would expect, Venture Capital in Mexico and the rest of Latin America is no exception. Oft the mighty presences behind […]

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Rockstart Colombia reveals 10 startups in the upcoming acceleration batch

1 year ago

Contxto – After four years of exciting operations, Rockstart Colombia has recently announced its third edition with a new batch of startups.  Part of this year’s Web & Mobile acceleration program is an alliance with its fellow Colombian startup Rappi. Not only that but allegedly Rockstart is the only equity-back accelerator in the world. This […]

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LinkedIn’s Top 10 startups to work for in Mexico and Brazil

1 year ago

Contxto – The latest indicator that startups are taking Latin America by storm is a recent LinkedIn study. Since the social networking website operates in over 200 countries with more than 645 million business-savvy users, this past weekend it released its list of Top Startups where subscribers aspire to work in Mexico and Brazil. “These are […]

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Checkars lands US$1.3 million led by Jaguar Ventures

1 year ago

Contxto – Folks, the mobility and marketplace spree isn’t slowing down any time soon. Following SoftBank’s US$70 million investment in Volanty, another smaller yet very ambitious player is surging in Argentina. Without any further ado, Checkars from Buenos Aires recently raised US$1.3 million in seed capital led by Jaguar Ventures.  Angel investors also joined the […]

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Argentine funds come together to discover new unicorn

1 year ago

Contxto – What happens when directors from eight major Argentine funds gather in the same room? In-depth discussions about co-investing in the country’s next unicorn, of course. A few weeks ago, Wayra (the corporate VC arm of Telefónica) organized a Co-Investment Day with seven other partners. Together, they are seeking to invest up to US$4 […]

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