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Top 11 Venture Capital Firms in Colombia in 2022

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

11 Venture Capital Firms in Colombia

1) MassChallenge

MassChallenge

MassChallenge is a startup accelerator providing early-stage capital and mentorship to startups across North America and Europe.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, South Korea, Australia, China, Colombia, France, Poland, Ireland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Morocco
  • City: Boston, Texas City
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: John Harthorne, Akhil Nigam
  • Industries: Fintech, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Climate & Sustainability
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Maximum check size: $2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 2103
  • Number of exits: 562
  • Funds raised: $8,600,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Frenalytics, Neurava, SheFly

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@masschallenge.org.

2) Rockstart

Rockstart

Rockstart focuses on pre-seed to series B investment opportunities in energy, agrifood and emerging tech domains.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Colombia, Denmark
  • City: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Bogotá
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Oscar Kneppers, Koen Wagemakers, Rune Theill, Don Ritzen
  • Industries: Agriculture, Energy, Industrial, Big Data & Analytics, Healthcare, AI & ML, Crypto & Blockchain, IoT, Smart Cities
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A, Series B, Pre-Seed
  • Minimum check size: €100,000
  • Maximum check size: €250,000
  • Number of investments: 270
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €140,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Wercker, Hubs, iClinic

You can find their website here.

3) 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.

4) Magma Partners

Magma Partners

Magma partners with Latin American entrepreneurs by funding pre-seed to series A companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Mexico, Colombia
  • City: Santa Monica, Guadalajara, San Andrés
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Diego Philippi, Francisco Sáenz Rica, Nathan Lustig
  • Industries: Consumer, Cybersecurity, DTC, Fintech, Health & Wellness, InsurTech, Supply Chain & Logistics, Marketplace, Media, Proptech & Real Estate, SaaS, Education, Social, Food & Beverage
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $25,000
  • Maximum check size: $5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 99
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: $67,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Omnilatam, Listopro, Qvo

You can find their website here.

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

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5) Bonsai Venture Capital

Bonsai Venture Capital

Bonsai Venture Capital has been investing in early-stage companies since 1999.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Turkey, Belgium, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Colombia
  • City: Riyadh, Brussels, Madrid, Istanbul, Bogotá, Medellín
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Alfonso De León
  • Industries: Gaming, Fintech, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Travel & Hospitality
  • Stages: Early Stage, Growth
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,500,000
  • Number of investments: 63
  • Number of exits: 38
  • Funds raised: €3,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Frenetic, Signaturit, Miss Tipsi

You can find their website here.

6) CV VC

CV VC

CV Labs is a blockchain-focused venture capital founded in 2016.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Switzerland, Colombia, Lithuania
  • City: Cape Town, Zug, Vaduz
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Mathias Ruch
  • Industries: Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 49
  • Number of exits: 6
  • Funds raised: $3,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Float Capital, Coinrule, Pravica

You can find their website here.

You can contact them at +41 41 7250880.

7) Ai fund

Ai fund

Ai Fund exclusively invests in startups using artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning to solve big challenges.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Colombia
  • City: Palo Alto, Medellín
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Dr. Andrew Ng
  • Industries: Consumer, Healthcare, AI & ML, Enterprise
  • Stages: Series A
  • Number of investments: 32
  • Funds raised: $175,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Kira Learning, Landing AI, WhyLabs

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@aifund.ai.

8) Solid Ventures

Solid Ventures

Solid Ventures is a late-stage venture capital providing growth equity to tech companies in Western Europe and Colombia.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Colombia
  • City: Amsterdam, Bogotá
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Robert Wilhelm
  • Industries: SaaS, Fintech, Enterprise, Marketplace, Climate & Sustainability, Energy
  • Stages: Late Stage, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 31
  • Number of exits: 9
  • Funds raised: €17,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Fintech Farm, Cleeng, HAL24K Labs

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at deals@solidventures.nl.

9) Carao Ventures

Carao Ventures

Carao Ventures is an early-stage VC firm investing in Latam founders operating in small and medium markets.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Dominican Republic, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Costa Rica
  • City: San José
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Adrian Garcia, Allan Boruchowicz
  • Industries: Robotics, Proptech & Real Estate, Marketplace, Consumer, Fintech
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $25,000
  • Maximum check size: $1,750,000
  • Number of investments: 28
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: $35,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Grupo R5, Megabite, Levita Magnetics

You can find their website here.

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

10) Veronorte

Veronorte

Veronorte is a multistage venture capital focusing on sustainable development and well-being companies in Latin America.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Colombia
  • City: Medellín
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Camilo Botero, Felipe Valencia
  • Industries: Enterprise, SaaS, Transportation, Healthcare, Energy, Fintech
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B, Series C, Late Stage
  • Minimum check size: $5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 23
  • Number of exits: 0
  • 3 remarkable investments: MoneyLion, Quantela, Clover

You can find their website here.

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

11) Polymath Ventures

Polymath Ventures

Based in Colombia, Polymath Ventures invests in startups targeting the Latin American middle-class market.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Colombia, Mexico
  • City: Bogotá, Mexico City
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Wenyi Cai
  • Industries: SaaS, Healthcare, Marketplace, Transportation, E-Commerce, Fintech
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Late Stage
  • Minimum check size: $25,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 19
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: $50,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Ropstar, Ekar, Jawbone Health

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hola@polymathv.com.

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