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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 LATAM fund. leer este post en español   The LATAM Ecosystem take-off * The LATAM ecosystem of Tech startups and Venture Capital has […]

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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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Investing in Auth0: First Unicorn, First Home Run!

⏳ 8min read /✍ by Diego Gonzalez Bravo It was March 2014, the last year of the investment period of Cygnus I, our first fund, a relatively small- angel fund that was seeking diversification through a portfolio of 15 tech startups at Pre-Seed & Seed stages. We had 3 checks left to allocate, and although […]

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Nuestra Inversión en Auth0: Primer Unicorno, Primer Gol!!

En marzo de 2014 estábamos en el tercer y último año de inversión de nuestro primer fondo Cygnus I, un pequeño fondo ángel que buscaba diversificar en un portfolio de 15 startups en etapa Pre-seed y Seed. Nos quedaban las tres últimas inversiones por hacer y si bien éramos unos “newbies” en la industria, ya […]

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Why we invested in Panarum?

⏳ 4min read /✍ by Arturo Torres   It is quite likely that you are within the 20% of the total population that suffers from phobia to needles, or live in areas where the distribution & storage of meds are compromised due to weather or socio-economic conditions, or you are a hospital manager dealing with […]

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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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