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KaszeK Ventures

KaszeK Ventures

Kaszek Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in technology-based companies whose main focus is Latin America.

Kaszek Ventures is venture capital firm that partners with entrepreneurs to build high-impact technology-based companies whose main initial focus is Latin America. Founded by Hernan Kazah and Nicolas Szekasy in 2011, the company is industry and stage agnostic, mainly investing in seed, series A and series B. In addition to capital, they supply expertise and insights in strategy, operational execution, team-building, growth, technology, product, networking and more.



Investments

Kaszek Ventures set up three investment funds, KV-I for $95 million, KV-II for $135 million, and KV-III for $200 million. The firm invests in Latin America and prefers to invest between $0.5 million and $5 million in equity. The company invests in a wide range of companies like Kavak, Escale and Digital House. Exits include companies like LoveMondays, Eventioz and eOtica.



Other Services

In addition to capital, Kaszek offers strategic guidance, operational support and access to local and international networks to its portfolio of entrepreneurs.



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Andy Young

VP Growth



Bárbara Nieto

VP of Talent Acquisition



Bianca Sassoon

Investment Analyst



Guillermo Laborde

Controller



Hernan Kazah

Co-Founder & Managing Partner



Julia Salles

Investment Analyst



Marcelo Díaz

COO



Natalia Navas

Growth Analyst



Nicolas Berman

Partner



Nicolas Szekasy

Co-Founder & Managing Partner



Pedro Oliveira

Investment Analyst



Santiago Fossatti

Principal



Sol Rey Silva

Office Manager



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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Beleza Na Web

Alex Serodio

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Online Beauty Retailer

Compara Online

Sebastian Valin

Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile

Insurance and Financial Products

Contabilizei

Vitor Torres

Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

Online Accounting Service

Credijusto

David Poritz

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Financial Technology Company

Creditas

Sergio Furio

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Consumer Lending Platform

Cuidas

João Henrique Vogel

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Subscription Service for Primary Care

Delivery Direto

Allan Panossian Kajimoto

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Online Food Delivery

Digital House

Nelson Duboscq

Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina

Coding School

DogHero

Eduardo Baer

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Solutions for Dog Owners

dr. consulta

Thomaz Srougi

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Primary Healthcare Platform

eÓtica

Bruno Ballardie

Vila Olímpia, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Online Optical Store

Escale

Matthew Kligerman

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Performance-based customer acquisition company

Eventioz

Pablo Aquistapace

Mendoza, Argentina

Online Event Registration Software

Get Ninjas

Eduardo LHotellier

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Local Services Web-Based Platform

GOintegro

German Dyzenchauz

Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina

Employee Engagement Platform

Grupo Zap

Lucas Vargas

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Real Estate

GuiaBolso

Thiago Alvarez

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Personal Financial Management Platform

GuicheVirtual

Thiago Carvalho

São José Dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Platform for booking bus tickets in Brazil

Gympass

Cesar Carvalho

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Discovery Platform of Fitness Facilities

Hash Lab

Thiago Arnese

Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Plug & Play infrastructure

Kavak

Carlos Garcia Ottati

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Online Platform for buying and selling cars

Konfío

David Arana

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Online Lending Platform

LivUp

Victor Santos

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Direct to consumer food brand

Loggi

Fabien Mendez

São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

E-Commerce and Logistics

Love Mondays

Luciana Caletti

Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Online Careers Community

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