Category Archives: Venture capital

Latin American Venture funding slowdown

The figures for venture capital funding in Latin America during the third quarter have come out and confirmed the slowdown during the first half of the year has continued. The investment in Q3 was still a large $1.1 billion dollars, … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s “The 500 most influential people in Latin America”

I’m humbled and thankful to be on Bloomberg’s list of “The 500 most influential people in Latin America” for a second consecutive year. Happy and proud to share this recognition with my business partner Rogelio de los Santos, and some … Continue reading

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Future is bright in Latin America startup ecosystem despite current volatility

LAVCA – the Latin America Venture Capital Association – just reported venture capital investment data for the first half of 2022. The results are in line with what anyone can perceive in the market. Fundraising has slowed down, impacted by … Continue reading

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Invested in Climate Podcast

A few weeks ago, I was invited by Jason Rissman to participate in his podcast Invested in Climate, together with two climate tech entrepreneurs – José Manuel Moller and Fernando Ocaña. José Manuel is the founder and CEO of Algramo, … Continue reading

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Podcasts

Recientemente fuí invitado a dos podcasts a hablar de emprendimiento e inversiones. Me gustaron mucho estas conversaciones. Se las comparto aquí: Conversando con Jonathan Ruiz y Mauricio Moreno en el podcast Disruptivo con el tema “Invertir en Startups es como … Continue reading

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Climate innovation news at Dalus

Personally and at Dalus Capital, we are very concerned about climate change. If humanity does not transition out of fossil fuels soon enough, the warming of the earth would have catastrophic consequences on life on the planet, including on humans. … Continue reading

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UNICORN EXIT ALERT: TECHNISYS!

I want to share that we had a Unicorn exit today: SoFi Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of our portfolio company Technisys – a global leader in digital banking for top-tier financial institutions. SoFi is one of the leading fintech … Continue reading

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Our investment thesis for Clip

Recently Clip became the first Mexican unicorn in fintech by raising a $250 million dollar financing round at a valuation close to $2 billions. An amazing and well-deserved achievement for Adolfo Babatz and his team at Clip. I’m very happy … Continue reading

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VC office hours

Around two months ago, several venture capital investors from Latin America were invited/challenged to establish open office hours by Twitter user @Esmartinvestor with one tweet: I decided to take on the idea (as well as several of my fellow Latin … Continue reading

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Sirena, another exit for Dalus Capital

I am very happy to report that Sirena, one of our investments, has been acquired by Zenvia, a great Brazilian company which is the leading communication platform in Latin America. This is a great result for Sirena, its founders and … Continue reading

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