Austral Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in technology companies operating in Latin America that is headquartered in Santiago, Chile and was founded in 2007. According to the firms website (as of November 2019) they have raised $65 million in capital, created more than 750 jobs, invested in companies in 7 countries, and has over $390 million in assets under management.
Austral Capital typically invests in cloud-based enterprise services, data technologies, and artificial intelligence companies offering business-to-business products and services. Notable investments made by Austral Capital include: Paperless, Scanntech, Multicaja, Andes Biotechnologies, Fiscalia Privada, Nimbic, Scopix, Atakama Labs, Los Pinos, Molina, Santa Irene, and Las Pampas.
In 2008 Austral Capital raised $40 million for their first venture capital fund for focusing in making investments in technology and biotechnology companies.
In 2012 Austral Capital raised their second venture capital fund with $20 million in capital for investing primarily in energy companies.