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Top 16 Venture Capital Firms in Brazil in 2022

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
October 31, 2022
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The startup community has been growing in Brazil in recent years.

This has come along with an increase in the amount of money flowing from VCs into startups.

In this article, you can find a hand-picked list of venture capital firms in Brazil.

16 Venture Capital Firms in Brazil

1) 500 Startups

500 Startups

500 Global is a globally renowned venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, India, United Kingdom, Brazil, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Cambodia, South Korea, Taiwan
  • City: San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Washington, Abu Dhabi, Baku, Cairo, Dubai, Manama, Riyadh, Bangalore, Bangkok, Hangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Jaipur, Kuala Lumpur, Nagoya, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Christine Tsai, Dave Mcclure
  • Industries: SaaS, Media, E-Commerce, Consumer, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Hardware & Industrials, Education, Devops, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 2600
  • Number of exits: 339
  • Funds raised: $67,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Canva, Solana, Reddit

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@500startups.com.

2) Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play provides an array of services including accelerators, mentorships, and capital to entrepreneurs of all backgrounds.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Morocco, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, Italy, France, China, Japan, South Korea
  • City: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, São Paulo, Topeka, Toronto, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Basel, Ben Guerir, Cairo, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Bangkok, Beijing, Kyōto, Ōsaka, Seoul, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Ali Safavi, Jackie Hernandez, Saeed Amidi
  • Industries: DTC, Enterprise, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, InsurTech, IoT, Media, Transportation, Hardware, Proptech & Real Estate, Supply Chain & Logistics, Climate & Sustainability, Travel & Hospitality, Agriculture, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 1447
  • Number of exits: 140
  • Funds raised: $45,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Truebill, Honey, Life360

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at investment@plugandplaytechcenter.com.

3) Global Founders Capital

Global Founders Capital

Global Founders Capital is an international early-stage investor backing founders from day 0 to IPO.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Turkey, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Brazil, Mexico
  • City: San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, London, Berlin, Munich, Paris, Stockholm, Milan, Istanbul, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Singapore, Dubai, Jakarta, Beijing, Mexico City, São Paulo
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Oliver Samwer
  • Industries: Consumer, SaaS, Enterprise, Internet & Mobile, IoT, E-Commerce, Productivity, Supply Chain & Logistics, InsurTech
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Pre-Seed
  • Minimum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 868
  • Number of exits: 59
  • Funds raised: $1,600,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Meta, Rocket Internet, LinkedIn

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@globalfounderscapital.com.

4) Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is a government organisation that provides investment support and opportunities for founders looking to build their businesses in Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, Germany, Hungary, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Czechia, United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Brazil, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya
  • City: Dublin, Düsseldorf, Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Stockholm, Madrid, Prague, London, Brussels, Warsaw, São Paulo, Austin, Toronto, New York, Dubai, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Beijing, Mumbai, Seoul, Riyadh, Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Shannon, København
  • Started in: 1998
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Industrial
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Maximum check size: €50,000
  • Number of investments: 686
  • Number of exits: 78
  • Funds raised: €216,100,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Profitero, Immersive VR Education, Invinity Energy Systems PLC

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at equitydept@enterprise-ireland.com.

5) Bossa Nova Investimentos

Bossa Nova Investimentos

Bossanova is a VC firm based in Brazil funding seed-stage technology companies, particularly in the software and/or mobile sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: João Kepler, Pierre Schurmann
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, E-Commerce, Crypto & Blockchain, Fintech, SaaS, Developer Tools, Advertising
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: R$100,000
  • Maximum check size: R$1,500,000
  • Number of investments: 668
  • Number of exits: 46
  • Funds raised: R$965,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Robinhood, Blockfi, Enjoy

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at acesso@bossainvest.com.

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6) QED Investors

QED Investors

Based in Virginia, QED exclusively invests in fintech companies across the U.S., the U.K. and Latin America.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom, USA, Austria, Canada, Sweden, China, Brazil, India, Mexico, Ireland, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Netherlands
  • City: Washington, Vienna, Vancouver, Shanghai, Seattle, São Paulo, Santa Monica, San Jose, San Francisco, San Diego, Rio de Janeiro, Quebec City, Pune, Overland Park, Oakland, New York, Mumbai, Montréal, Miami, Mexico City, Los Angeles, London, Houston, Dublin, Denver, Chicago, Buenos Aires, Boston, Bogotá, Bethesda, Bangalore, Austin, Atlanta, Mesa, Amsterdam, Alexandria, Alexandria, Porto Alegre
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Caribou Honig, Frank Rotman, Nigel Morris
  • Industries: Creator Economy, Crypto & Blockchain, Fintech, Education, Healthcare, InsurTech, Marketplace, Proptech & Real Estate, E-Commerce, Advertising, Human Resources
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $15,000,000
  • Number of investments: 260
  • Number of exits: 33
  • Funds raised: $4,800,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Shop Circle, Solfácil, Zubale

You can find their website here.

7) Eurazeo

Eurazeo

Eurazeo is an investment firm providing initial to Series C deals to digital services and technologies companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Brazil, United Kingdom, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Italy, Singapore, China, South Korea
  • City: New York, São Paulo, London, Madrid, Paris, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Milan, Berlin, Singapore, Shanghai, Seoul
  • Started in: 2001
  • Founders: Michel David-Weill, Virginie Morgon
  • Industries: DTC, Cloud, Climate & Sustainability, Consumer, Enterprise, Healthcare, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Internet & Mobile, Industrial, Travel & Hospitality, Life Sciences, Proptech & Real Estate, Advertising, Marketing, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series C, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Number of investments: 220
  • Number of exits: 50
  • Funds raised: €3,250,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Nest New York, Deezer, Gisou

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at accueil@eurazeo.com.

8) Kaszek Ventures

Kaszek Ventures

Kaszek is a tech venture capital backing Latin American entrepreneurs.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Argentina, Mexico, Uruguay, Brazil
  • City: Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Montevideo, São Paulo
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Hernan Kazah, Nicolas Szekasy
  • Industries: Biotech, Media, DTC, E-Commerce, Marketplace, Fintech, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, InsurTech, Supply Chain & Logistics, Proptech & Real Estate, SaaS, Enterprise, Transportation, Food & Beverage, Advertising
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Maximum check size: $5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 195
  • Number of exits: 21
  • Funds raised: $2,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Urbvan, Technisys, Pedidosya

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@kaszek.com.

9) KPTL

KPTL

KPTL is a venture capital firm in Brazil.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: São Paulo, Belo Horizonte
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Bruno Profeta, Christiane Bechara, Eduardo Sperling, Gustavo Junqueira, Paulo Tomazela, Renato Ramalho, Rogerio Carvalho Neto
  • Industries: Media, Healthcare, Government Technology, Crypto & Blockchain, DTC, Energy, Agriculture, Fintech
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 112
  • Number of exits: 21
  • 3 remarkable investments: Chatbotmaker, Integrado, Zapro

You can find their website here.

10) Monashees

Monashees

Based in Brazil, monashees is a Latin American venture capital firm investing in tech companies from launch to growth stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Eric Acher, Fabio Igel
  • Industries: AI & ML, E-Commerce, Enterprise, Education, Fintech, Food & Beverage, IoT, Healthcare, Supply Chain & Logistics, Marketplace, Internet & Mobile, Legal, Agriculture, Advertising
  • Stages: Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Maximum check size: $5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 104
  • Number of exits: 26
  • Funds raised: $280,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Loggi, Contaazul, Loft

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@monashees.com.br.

11) Valor Capital

Valor Capital

Valor Capital Group is a cross-border investment fund for companies with support to enter US, Brazilian and global technology markets.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil, USA
  • City: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, New York, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Ambassador Clifford Sobel, Scott Sobel
  • Industries: Crypto & Blockchain, Fintech, Education, SaaS, Consumer, AI & ML, Healthcare, Enterprise
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $100,000
  • Maximum check size: $5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 101
  • Number of exits: 17
  • Funds raised: $6,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Stone, Olist, Gympass

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@valorcapitalgroup.com.

12) Canary

Canary

Canary is a Brazilian venture capital firm backing Latam tech founders.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Florian Hagenbuch, Julio Vasconcellos, Marcos De Toledo Leite, Mate Pencz, Patrick De Picciotto
  • Industries: Education, Fintech, Entertainment, Healthcare, Marketplace, Proptech & Real Estate, SaaS, InsurTech, Transportation, Legal, Agriculture, Marketing, Human Resources
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $15,000,000
  • Number of investments: 82
  • Number of exits: 9
  • Funds raised: $3,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Docket, Trybe, Gupy

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@canary.com.br.

13) Astella Investimentos

Astella Investimentos

Astella is a sector-agnostic venture capital firm investing in Brazilian founders who are shaping the country's future.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Edson Rigonatti, Laura Constantini
  • Industries: Cloud, Internet & Mobile, E-Commerce, Education, Marketplace, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: R$5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: R$10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 48
  • Number of exits: 10
  • Funds raised: R$123,600,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Topster, Birdie, Jota

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at astella@astellainvest.com.

14) Redpoint eVentures

Redpoint eVentures

Based in Brazil, Redpoint Ventures is a sector-agnostic venture capital firm providing capital for companies in seed and later stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Anderson Thees
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Marketplace, Consumer, Enterprise, AI & ML, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: R$1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: R$10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 48
  • Number of exits: 7
  • 3 remarkable investments: Memed, Minuto Seguros, Gesto

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@rpev.com.br.

15) Maya Capital

Maya Capital

Maya Capital is a real estate investment firm for European companies since 2014.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Lara Lemann, Monica Saggioro
  • Industries: Healthcare, InsurTech, Proptech & Real Estate, Fintech, Marketplace, SaaS, Food & Beverage, Supply Chain & Logistics, Internet & Mobile, E-Commerce, Education, AI & ML, Cybersecurity, Social, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Number of investments: 34
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: £100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Gupy, Divibank, Treble.Ai

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@maya.capital.

16) Confrapar

Confrapar

Confrapar is a Brazilian investment firm backing late-stage technology companies across the Latam region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Kadu Guillaume
  • Industries: Fintech, Marketplace, Robotics, Consumer, Education, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 29
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: R$70,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: uBook, Jonconvo, Fielo

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at comunicacao@confrapar.com.br.

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