This article showcases our top picks for the best Brazil based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Brazil Venture Capital Companies
Chromo Invest is an Investment Studio focused on Global Alternative Investments and “Out-of-the-box” investment ideas. The firm manages liquid and illiquid investments for a UHNW Brazilian family and selected clients.
They seek global investment theses in order to achieve an appreciation of the capital invested in the long term, with participatory and contributory activities in business. It analyzes the intrinsic characteristics of potential businesses, far beyond financial indicators.
Chromo Invest’s mission as an alternative investment manager is to be a powerful guiding focus for businesses and investors, such as marine lighthouses, which project the light to indicate the right direction and warn of obstacles ahead of any adversity.. .
Distrito is a A unique platform to accelerate innovation powered by data intelligence and AI Who we are: An innovation platform for startups, corporations and investors. What we do: We help startups succeed, corporations to transform and investors to generate exponential returns through our strong innovation ecosystem.
Why we do it: We believe technology is transforming the world as we know it. Each and every aspect of the human life are suffering a big and deep impact and new behaviours are shaping the companies, products and markets of the future.
As Distrito, we deliver huge opportunities for entrepreneurs, investors and companies that are able to see, act and embrace this change ahead of us.. .
EcoEnterprises Fund offers tailored growth capital and strategic guidance to innovative impact businesses in order to scale and optimize their financial, environmental and social performance. For nearly 20 years, we have successfully proven our unique approach, managing two funds that have financed over 30 companies across 11 countries.
Our 3rd fund, EcoEnterprises Partners III, LP, was launched in May 2018, building on our track record of delivering portfolio results while generating fair and sustainable livelihoods for local communities, and preserving our most important asset: Planet Earth.. .
Capital Lab Ventures
We are a venture capital firm that establishes long-lasting partnerships with entrepreneurs aiming to use technology to change the world around them. We look for local companies with the ambition to go global and entrepreneurs passionate about their mission, that’s where the power of our network is most valuable.
We like to partner early, build a relationship with entrepreneurs and support them with more then just capital. As a team, we are excited to contribute to the team by providing key strategic and operational support to ensure our investments are long-lasting, scalable companies..
iMusica is the pioneer and leader in digital content distribution in Latin America. Operating since 2000, it serves as the primary content provider for major mobile operators and music services in Brazil, develops digital distribution platforms, aggregates music content to local and international digital services and performs music branding projects for major brands.
The company has a large catalog of more than 18 million licensed tracks from all leading domestic and international content providers, including the majors Sony Music, Universal Music, Warner Music as well as agreements with all major copyright organizations in Brazil and in the Latin American market. Through a partnership with America Movil, it distributes digital content for mobile phones in 17 countries in Latin America, reaching 300 million users (streaming subscriptions & downloads).
iMusica is the leading content digital aggregator of Brazilian music to iTunes, Spotify, etc. iMusica is the music platform for Coca-Cola in the Region providing the back-end and infra structure for cocacolaFM..
We are a venture firm dedicated to turning meaningful projects into incredible endeavors. As a VC, we constantly search for hotspots for innovation and proactively invest in new businesses using our powerful network of shared teams and resources.
Our goal is helping to build enterprises that change people’s lives by means of high impact technologies (such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and quantum computing).. .
Over 20 years of creating, rethinking, adapting concepts, and helping shape the web in Brazil. WebForce founded, invested, and managed some of the companies which became icons of the sector.
WebForce has played a major role in the evolution of the Brazilian web and we are proud of it. Today the company focuses its energies on themes that correlate to its expertise: internet, agribusiness, real state, lifestyle, and games.
WebForce success and reputation are directly connected to their spirit and love for new challenges.. .
DEX Company is a team of experts that helps big companies make a digital revolution and bring new disruptive models to their markets. The company is divided into (3) areas: the Dex.Ventures, the Dex.Work and the Dex.Studio.
Dex.Ventures is an elite troop of startups experts to create a new business and disrupt the market. Dex.Work focuses on innovation with the goal of connecting Corporations, Startups and Investors.
And Dex.Studio transforms Corporations into Exponential Organizations (ExOs) using the concepts of MTP, IDEAS & SCALE.. .
Equity Rio Investimentos
Fazemos parte da nova safra de venture capitalist ( VC ) do mercado brasileiro. Somos empreendedores, por natureza, e aprendemos na prática tudo o que sabemos sobre gerenciar investimento de risco: Na cara e na coragem, o famoso skin in the game.
Não investimos naquilo que não acreditamos. Não investimos em nada que o nosso capital também não esteja alocado.
Começamos investindo em 2012, com capital próprio. Desde então, foram alguns milhões de reais investidos nos mais variados estágios de startups por meio de instrumentos de investimentos, tais como: investimento anjo direto, pool e sindicatos, redes de anjo, cotas de fundos e equity crowdfunding.
Nosso track record nos permitiu chegar até aqui. Testamos os mais variados modelos de investimentos e retornamos até 20 x o valor investido em alguns casos.
Hoje, construímos nossa própria gestora: a Equity Rio Investimentos. NOSSA TESE: ” TRIPLO E ” EMPREENDEDOR (a), EQUIPE E EXECUÇÃO.
Investimos no empreendedor(a) fanático pela busca de soluções inovadoras. Investimos na equipe que esse empreendedor (a) foi capaz de reunir e engajar.
IKJ Capital is a venture capital and M&A advisory firm based in São Paulo, Brazil. We invest in early stage startups in the healthcare, consumer goods and retail solutions industries.
We also provide M&A advisory to startups and middle market companies.. .
Paulo Dalla Nora Macedo, FIR Capital
Paulo Dalla Nora Macedo is one of the partners in FIR Capital company. FIR Capital has been active in Brazil since 1999 and its first major venture was the implantation of Biobrás, the first insulin factory in Brazil and second in the world.
Afterward, the FIR decided to expand the spectrum of innovation to other sectors, in addition to health technology and other partners have welcomed the initiative.. .
Providencia Capital provides strong expertise in optimization of capital structure, capital formation and capital raising. The business is based on a deep investigation in the information technology, media and telecommunication segments in the Brazilian market.
The company is motivated by a pragmatic and analytical vision, extremely results oriented.. .
Provide TRUE participative inputs on management of illiquid assets. An Investment Company formed by market executives, adding more than just financial expertise.
Leverage business development based on hands-on experience and network. Constant search for best possible alignment with investors and clients..
Empresa Nelson Araujo de Melo
Company with 2 years of market. I am looking for an investor to accelerate growth plan.
We have 2 agreements with the largest multinational food companies in Latin America and also have a network of schools with 480 units. We also have retail (college, gym, snack bar, bakery, gas station, etc …) We have a project to start sales to networks of supermarkets and wholesalers.
And assembly of a factory in São Paulo to manufacture the products. Net profit of 25%..
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