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Dive in to our thoughts and vision. Get a glimpse of the future from those building it

VC in LATAM: a unique moment for our new $200M fund

  A short read about LATAM ecosystem take-off, the untapped opportunity in Deep Tech and Decentralization, Draper Cygnus unicorns, growing portfolio companies, exits, new team members and the announcement of our new early stage $50M LATAM fund and $150M growth Opportunity fund. leer este post en español   The LATAM Ecosystem take-off * The LATAM […]

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Nuvemshop: the story behind the unicorn

⏳ 5min read /✍ by Arturo Torres     It is always a great feeling when you see that talented, hard-working founders achieve their dreams. Nuvemshop, Latin America’s leading e-commerce platform, announced that it has raised a $500 million Series E round of funding. Read the full note When reading this note this morning in […]

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Space, the final frontier… from sci-fi to sci-fact

⏳ 10min read /✍ by Daniel Salvucci     These are very exciting times for our portfolio-co Satellogic as they’ve announced their public listing through a SPAC, in a deal valuing the company above $1B. This is a huge validation for New Space startups emerging from LATAM and will continue to inspire other entrepreneurs in […]

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Investing in EGG to boost human cooperation

⏳ 8min read /✍ by Diego Gonzalez Bravo     Ignacio Gomez Portillo is the co-founder of EGG, he is the scientist-turned-to entrepreneur who created an algorithm that maximizes human collaboration and efficiency of any group of 3 people or more. His startup will revolutionize the way we interact with each other in Education, Enterprises […]

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Neuralys Joins Coalfire

⏳ 8min read /✍ by Daniel Salvucci   We are thrilled to announce another exit in our portfolio!, Coalfire acquired Neuralys to merge their cloud-based risk-mitigation and penetration testing management platform with Coalfire’s suite of cybersecurity solutions.   The “Good News Machine”   As active investors in the cybersecurity space- and with an impressive track […]

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Partnering with Lemon

⏳ 4min read /✍ by Ignacio Plaza   Over the next decade we expect more than 2 billion people adopting crypto powered financial services, especially in underserved markets like Latam. 5 years ago, notorious crypto evangelist Andreas Antonopolous predicted the coming blockchain driven “infrastructure inversion” that would cause a revolution in the way financial services […]

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Draper Cygnus Thesis

  Here we go again! We are excited to announce Draper Cygnus second fund in partnership with Tim Draper and the Draper Venture Network, to back the best emerging technology founders from LATAM, US and Israel through Pre Seed to Series A.   Our Thesis: deep tech and decentralization Deep tech Venture Capital is an […]

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Un Cisne No Tan Negro

    Bienvend@s al podcast en español sobre Venture Capital, Inversión Angel y Startups de Draper Cygnus De que se trata esto? No van a encontrar mucho contenido en español en este sitio, pero tampoco lo van a hacer en general en la industria de Venture Capital. Por eso creamos Un Cisne No Tan Negro, […]

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The Draper Family, an unparalleled legacy in Venture Capital

  TL;DR Four generations of Venture Capitalists, always shaping and pushing forward the industry for more than 50 years. The Draper dynasty began with General William Draper’s founding of Draper, Gaither & Anderson in 1958. A few years later, his son Bill started the Draper & Johnson Investment Co. (1962), followed by Sutter Hill Ventures […]

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VC en LATAM: un momento único para nuestro nuevo fondo de $50M

  Una breve lectura sobre el despegue de LATAM, la oportunidad en deep tech y descentralización, noticias de Draper Cygnus, compañías del portfolio que crecen, unicornios, exits, incorporaciones al equipo y el anuncio de un nuevo fondo de USD 50M para LATAM.   El despegue del Ecosistema Latinoamericano *   El Ecosistema de startups tecnológicas […]

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