Brazil is one of the most emerging countries in the Americas. With more than 5% of the world's population and a large amount of natural resources and land, Brazil is obviously now a country to watch. If you are planning on doing business here, it helps to know what investors are in Brazil. This list is focused mainly on the main VCs in Brasil. We will also include other useful info here such as the size and estimated value of their last funded companies. These top 10 VCs invest in a wide range of companies like E-Commerce, Consumer Internet, SaaS, Education Technology and many others.
This article is part of a series where we present you the best Venture Capital firms across different cities and countries. Here you can view the ranking for Sao Paulo
Top Venture Capital Firms in Brazil
1. Bossanova Investimentos
BossaNova is the number one Brazilian Micro Venture Capital. We are the most active investor in the pre-seed stage in Latin America with more than 1200 investments in over 1000 Startups. We also invest in global companies, directly or through co-investment syndicates on AngelList.
Total fund size: $33.3M
Bossanova Investimentos's most notable exits include FiscalNote, Shift, and Wallbox.
Monashees is a Brazilian venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs committed to creating innovative solutions for a new world. They invest in the beginning stages and follow alongside the companies that are revolutionizing markets, creating value, and improving people’s lives through technology, such as ContaAzul, Jusbrasil, Loggi, MadeiraMadeira, Enjoei, Petlove, Rappi, and Hi Technologies.
Total fund size: $757.1M
Monashees Investimentos's most notable exits include Yaydoo, Pipedrive, and 99.
Kaszek is a venture capital firm that invests in high-impact technology-based companies. The firm is industry and stage agnostic, mainly investing in Seed, Series A, and Series B. In addition to capital, it provides first-hand expertise and insights in strategy, operational execution, team-building, growth, technology, product, networking, fundraising, and more. It was founded in 2011 and headquartered in Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo.
Total fund size: $475M
Kaszek's most notable exits include Nubank, Technisys, and Urbvan.
Canary is the first partner of the best founders in Latam. With funding, insights, connections and talent, we are the first institutional investors for the companies that are shaping the future of the region's economy — and beyond.
Total fund size: $220M
Canary's most notable exits include Volanty, Qulture. Rocks, and Spin Pay.
5. Redpoint eventures
Redpoint eventures's approach is to help entrepreneurs by offering the benefits of both local and international VCs including insight, company building, financing, and exit.
Total fund size: $305M
Redpoint eventures's most notable exits include Holberton School, ViajaNet, and PSafe Technology.
KPTL is the result of the merger between A5 Capital Partners and Inseed Investments, two of the most experienced VC firms in Brazil.
Total fund size: $3.7M
KPTL has had 2 exits. KPTL's most notable exits include Síntese B2B and Zarpo.
7. Mindset Ventures
Mindset Ventures is an early-stage VC firm that supports entrepreneurs in their growth and international expansion.
The firm targets B2B startups technology applied to Agriculture, Financial Services, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Education, and Enterprise Software industry. It was founded in 2016 and headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Total fund size: $75M
Mindset Ventures has had 5 exits. Mindset Ventures's most notable exits include KenSci, Prodigy, and WEEL.
Astella is a venture investor, providing capital, culture, and capabilities to Brazilian entrepreneurs who are willing to change our country's future.
Total fund size: $123.6M
Astella has had 10 exits. Astella's most notable exits include Kenoby, Skore, and RD Station.
9. MAYA Capital
MAYA Capital is an early-stage fund that supports bold leaders who are catalyzing change in Latin America.
Total fund size: $100M
MAYA Capital has had 1 exit, which was Avocado.
ONEVC is a Silicon Valley and Brazil-based generalist seed-stage venture firm focused on investing in entrepreneurs that tackle multi-billion dollar markets with solid product-market fit.
The firm invests early in a focused portfolio of transformational companies with the potential to be market leaders.
As Partners, we have a diverse background. Our purpose is to back the next generation of category-defining companies.
ONEVC partners have full-stack Venture experience. From angel investments all the way to underwriting technology IPOs. Together we have over 50 years of combined experience having invested in 70+ companies in Silicon Valley and Brazil.
Total fund size: $56M