Category Archives: English

Apply for first TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Latin America

In 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 … Continue reading

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

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. … Continue reading

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

I’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 … Continue reading

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Our new investment in eFactor Network, leading Mexican supply chain financing marketplace

We are pleased to announce that our fund Dalus Capital and the IFC (the private sector arm of the World Bank Group) have invested $10 million dollars in eFactor Network, which operates the most important electronic factoring marketplace in Mexico with … Continue reading

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Amazing Google Duplex – AI in action

There are some people that still do not believe the incredible development that Artificial Intelligence – AI – is having. You have to watch this video of the announcement of the new Google Duplex to get a sense of what … Continue reading

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e-interview: Ulises Elias, Orion Startups

Twitter: @uliseselias LinkedIn: Ulises Elias What do you do currently? I am the head of Orion Startups, a seed fund and accelerator for digital startups in Chihuahua, Mexico that invests in early stage startups in LATAM.

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e-interview: Ken Toyoda, IFC

Twitter: I don’t have Twitter! I know, I know. LinkedIn: Ken Toyoda What do you do currently? I help lead IFC’s VC investments in Latin America. IFC is the private investment arm of the World Bank, investing directly in early-to-growth stage … Continue reading

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Book recommendations – March 2018

These are my book recommendations for the month. It is an eclectic list mostly fiction novels. El Aleph by Jorge Luis Borges (original edition in Spanish and in English). Entertaining but dense fantastic short stories. A very unique style. Ready Player … Continue reading

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e-interview: Eduardo Guraieb, FinTech Mexico

Twitter: @edgura_ LinkedIn: Eduardo Guraieb Dueñas What do you do currently? I am the general manager of FinTech Mexico, the trade association that brings together the most prominent startups and financial technology businesses in the country.

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Dalus Capital invests in Xertica

  I am happy to share that we have closed the second investment of our Fund II in Xertica, the leading cloud consulting company in Latin America, formed through the merger of some of the largest Google Cloud Partners in … Continue reading

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