Dalus invest in Sirena, the App that Transforms Salespeople into Sharks

image (1).pngI’m happy to share our new investment in Sirena, the SaaS app that connects sales agents with clients instantly. We led a $3 million dollars Series A round in the company with participation of our friends at NXTP Labs and other regional funds as co-investors.

Sirena integrates businesses most-used communication channels such as MercadoLibre, phone calls, Facebook or Whatsapp into one intuitive app that allows business to capture, distribute and follow up with leads automatically. The company is a pioneer in the industry, offering its clients an automatic solution for contacting leads, facilitating communication and ensuring follow-up. Sirena is available with native apps for iOS, Android and desktop that are extremely user-friendly. Appropriately, their slogan is “Transform your Salespeople into SharksContinue reading

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e-entrevista: Liliana Reyes, AMEXCAP

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Twitter: @LiliReyesC
LinkedIn: Liliana Reyes

¿Qué haces actualmente?
Soy la Directora General de la Asociación Mexicana de Capital Privado (AMEXCAP). Continue reading

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We are looking for Full-time Investment Analyst in Monterrey

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At Dalus Capital we are looking for individuals with a drive to leave a lasting mark on Latin America by investing in the region’s best entrepreneurs. Join a high-performing investment team with 40+ years of collective investment experience and gain exposure to each stage of the investment lifecycle. We are looking for high-impact leaders who are not afraid of taking on challenges and navigating uncertainty. If you are passionate about tech, startups, and want to make a tangible impact on the world around you by funding disruptive innovation, this job is for you. With only 5 companies in our second fund, now is the perfect time to jump in and help build the strongest venture portfolio in Mexico and Latam. Join us! Continue reading

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e-interview: Juliane Butty, Seedstars Latin America and Caribbean

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Twitter: @ButtyJuliane
LinkedIn: Juliane Butty

What do you do currently?
I am part of the Swiss group Seedstars, founded with the vision to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. My mission inside the team is to lead the activities of the group in Latin America and Caribbean. Continue reading

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Nueva campaña de kubo financiero

Les comparto la nueva campaña en medios de kubo financiero, una empresa de nuestro portafolio. Espero les guste.

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e-entrevista: Elsa Treviño, Toro Ventures

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Twitter: @elsatrev
Instagram: @elsatrev
LinkedIn: Elsa Trevino

¿Que haces actualmente?
Tengo un fondo de inversión semilla – Toro Ventures – para startups de cualquier parte del mundo. Invertimos en las mejores y les ayudamos a crecer. Continue reading

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Apply for first TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Latin America

360px-TechCrunch_logo.svg.pngIn case you haven’t heard, TechCrunch is staging its first ever Startup Battlefield Latin America, on Nov. 8 in Sao Paulo. The Startup Battlefield is TechCrunch premier startup competition, and their goal is to find the top 15 early stage startups in Latin America and put them on stage to pitch top judges (VCs, founders and TC editors), who will pick a winner.

Applications are open through Aug. 6. You should definitely consider applying if you are an early stage founders in Latin America. Continue reading

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Boards and Advisory Boards for startups: what, how and when?

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This article is by Garry Visontay, partner at Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital, a fellow member firm of DVN. He has a great repository of startup and VC investing resources at visontay.com. Adapted to Latam by me as appropriate.

Starting a business is hard. Every day is fraught with difficulty and challenge, and rarely – if ever – does a startup move from conception to successful business without support, particularly from experienced business people.

That’s why one of the principal pillars of success for a startup is a board: a carefully chosen collection of individuals who – together with the company founders – can serve as a strategic resource to help guide the business. Continue reading

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Nuevo comercial de Clip Plus

Les comparto el primer comercial de la nueva campaña publicitaria de Clip, una de nuestras inversiones.

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e-entrevista: Mauricio Canseco, yCo. Centro de Innovación e Impacto Social

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Twitter: @MCansecoC
LinkedIn: Mauricio Canseco

¿Que haces actualmente?
Dirijo yCo. Centro de Innovación e Impacto Social, en donde buscamos formar una comunidad de innovación social, dotándola de espacios, encuentros, desarrollo de capacidades y articulación de acciones colectivas.
A la par, dirijo el esfuerzo de un grupo de empresas dedicadas a la inclusión de personas con discapacidad intelectual; entre ellas están: Mindpedia – Centro de Psicología Avanzada; Semperfit – Centro de Acondicionamiento Físico Incluyente; y Movimiento Hecho con Capacidad – Fundación en pro de los derechos de personas con discapacidad intelectual. Continue reading

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