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Magma Partners is an early-stage stage venture capital firm that helps the best Latin American entrepreneurs launch and scale in the US market. They focus on fintech, insurance tech, and blockchain startups in Latin America, and global startups with Latin American tech teams that target the US market. Magma Partners has offices in California, Colombia, Mexico, and China, with its headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

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WeXchange wants startups founded by Women STEMpreneurs to accelerate via their innovation lab

3 months ago

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 […]

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Insurtech ARCA closes US$1.2M seed round with Magma and LEAP

3 months ago

Contxto – In Mexico, insurance is viewed as costly and filled with confusing jargon. So the natural thing people do is not have insurance at all. Fortunately, there are startups who are working to disrupt this market and raising the funds for it. Mexico-based insurtech ARCA recently closed a seed round for US$1.2 million through […]

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Proptech Aptuno raises US$680,000 to integrate the rental process in one place

5 months ago

Contxto – Real estate continues to be riddled with problems for startups to solve (with a little help). Correspondingly, Colombian proptech Aptuno announced it raised US$680,000 in a pre-seed round through Magma Partners and angel investors. Among these individual contributors were Brian Requarth (co-Founder at Brazilian proptech VivaReal) and Alexander Torrenegra (a familiar face from […]

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Proptech Houm raises US$1.3 million to expand marketplace in Chile

6 months ago

Contxto – Marketplace proptech Houm raised US$1.3 million and let the world know this week. The Chilean startup hosts a platform where users can showcase their properties for rent and potential tenants browse through options. Fen Ventures, Magma Partners, and Fondo Alerce contributed with funds. Houm will use the investment to raise brand awareness (it […]

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Opportunities await logistics startup Nuvocargo following its recent investment

7 months ago

Contxto – One acquisition and one month later, and logistics startup Nuvocargo is on the move again. The Ecuadorian-founded business recently announced its closing of a US$5.3 million seed round in which NFX and ALLVP co-led. Other participating funds included MAYA Capital, Magma Partners, and One Way Ventures. Angel investors also contributed such as the […]

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Kushki snags Series A investment to reach more SMEs in the region

7 months ago

Contxto – Ecuadorian/Colombian Kushki closed its Series A for an undisclosed amount and made the official announcement last Thursday (26).  Mexico City-based DILA Capital led the round and was joined by Kaszek Ventures, Clocktower Ventures, Magma Partners, and Conexo. The startup will use the funding to expand throughout the region. At the moment, it operates […]

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Magma Partners closes US$50 million fund

8 months ago

Contxto – And that’s a wrap! Magma Partners, the venture capital (VC) in Chile has closed its US$50 million fund. The largest-ever raised by the VC since its 2013 founding. Moreover, during this time it has completed 70 deals, from which there’ve been three exits.  As far as upcoming plans go, it will be launching […]

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Top 11 startups in Chile to keep track of in 2020

8 months ago

Contxto – “Small but spicy”, says a famous turn of phrase. And so, it is fitting that a little while after my last post about my go-to choices for Mexican startups to keep an eye on, here’s my take on startups in Chile—the spiciest medium-sized player on the Latam innovation and technology scene. Indeed, these […]

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Top 7 Venture Capital funds in Chile

9 months ago

Contxto – You loved our Mexico venture capital (VC) ranking so now we’re back with more. Behold! Our list of top funds of Venture Capital in Chile, the perennial startup overachiever! Related article: Top 10 Venture Capital funds in Mexico You got my whole schpeel on what makes a VC tick in that past article […]

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Colombian, Rebus Technology raises, US$415,000 investment for event algorithm

9 months ago

Contxto – The Colombian startup, Rebus Technology, raised an investment last week for US$415,000. In the round, Angel Ventures, Magma Partners, Enlaces, Quake Capital, Avalancha Ventures as well as various angels from Latin America participated. According to its press release, Rebus Technology will use 70 percent of the investment to expand its operations in Mexico. […]

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