Top 9 Venture Capital Firms in Argentina [2022]

2021 was a record year for startup funding in Argentina: venture capital firms invested a whopping $2.1 billion, up from a mere $330M in 2020..!

Whether you are raising seed, Series A or higher, in this article we have listed our top picks of the best venture capital firms in Argentina, each with their industry focus and investment size. So, if you haven’t yet started to reach out, here is a good place to start learning about them.

Note: this article is part of a series where we present you the top Venture Capital firms across the world. Have a look at the complete list here.

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Top 9 Venture Capital Firms In Argentina

Here’s a summary of our top 9 picks for the best venture capital firms in Argentina (in alphabetical order):

NameSector focusInvestment stageInvestment rangeInvestments
Alaya CapitalTech-enabledSeed, Series AUndisclosed34
BridgelaneTechnologySeed to Series A+Undisclosed13
DC VenturesFintech, Ecommerce, Online Media, Experience Economy, Social Media, IoTSeed, Series A$10k to $1M14
Draper CygnusFintech, Food & Agtech, Bio & Nanotech and CleantechSeed, Series AUndisclosed29
KaszekFintech, Edtech, Healthtech, Ecommerce, Marketplaces, Enterprise Software, SaaSSeed to Series A+Undisclosed76
Magma PartnersFintech, Insurtech, APIs, Marketplaces, SaaS, DTC, EdtechSeed, Series A$25k to $5M74
NXTP VenturesB2B Cloud & SaaS, E-commerce Enablers, Fintech, B2B Marketplaces, AI and Data-Driven BusinessesSeed, Series A$500k to $3M for Seed, $2-5M for Series A130+
Patagonia VenturesTechSeed, Series AUndisclosed26
Quarux CapitalHealthtechSeed, Series AUndisclosedUndisclosed

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1. Alaya Capital

Alaya Capital is a well-known venture capital firm that has a physical presence in Argentina, Chile, and the United States. This venture capital firm looks for investing in tech-enabled companies and offers Seed and Series A funding to the selected startups.

Unfortunately, Alaya Capital does not disclose the exact investment amount anywhere on its website. However, they do look for companies that work with disruptive technology and have a clear vision.

So far, this venture capital firm has invested in 34 companies across various tech-enabled sectors like fintech, insurtech, edtech, and more. Some of the companies that the firm has invested in include Axend, Betterfly, Chattigo, and 123Seguro, among others.

2. Bridgelane

Bridgelane is a venture capital firm with a physical presence in Australia and Argentina. What is interesting is that this firm invests in technology companies, and it actually started in technology in 2010.

This venture capital firm offers Seed to Series A+ funding to selected companies. Unfortunately, it never discloses the exact investment amount anywhere on its website. Interestingly Bridgelane also creates and incubates new firms in-house.

So far, Bridgelane has invested in 13 companies, some of which are Airtasker, Biteable, EchoNous, Embassy, and Amaysim, among others.

3. DC Ventures

DC Ventures is yet another prominent venture capital firm in Argentina. However, it also has a physical presence in Washington D.C. and Dublin. This venture capital firm invests in startups working in IoT, Social Media, Experience Economy, Online Media, e-Commerce, and Fintech sectors.

It is important to note that DC Ventures offers Seed funding, and they typically invest between $10,000 and $100,000. Apart from direct investment, the firm also offers mentorship and advisory services along with access to its vast network of industry experts.

So far, DC Ventures has invested in 14 companies such as Parra Payments, Himitsu Kichi, Peimento, Charquiqui, and Culhaminal Productions among others.

4. Draper Cygnus

Another famous venture capital firm operating in Argentina is Draper Cygnus. This venture capital firm offers Seed and Series A funding to those businesses that are operating in the Fintech, Food & Agtech, Bio & Nanotech, and Cleantech sectors.

What is interesting is that the venture firm looks for companies that create an inclusive and sustainable future and works along with its portfolio companies to help them succeed.

Unfortunately, Draper Cygnus never discloses the exact investment amount anywhere on its website. So far, this venture capital firm has invested in 29 companies, some of which are Lemon, Egg, Novo Space, Sattelogic, Skyloom, Spark Flow, and Panarium, among others.

5. Kaszek

Kaszek is one of the most prominent venture capital firms operational in Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Montevideo, and São Paulo. This venture capital firm offers Seed to Series A funding to its selected companies. The primary investment sectors for Kaszek are Fintech, Edtech, Healthtech, Ecommerce, Marketplaces, Enterprise Software, and SaaS.

Unfortunately, Kaszek does not disclose the exact investment amount anywhere on its website. Apart from money, this venture capital also offers firsthand expertise and insights into strategy development, networking, growth, product development, and more.

So far, Kaszek has invested in 76 companies, some of which are Alice, Azos, Compara, Escale, Exactly, and GetNinjas, among others.

6. Magma Partners

With a physical presence in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, and the United States, Magma Partners is one of the most prominent venture capital firms that offer Seed and Series A investments.

This venture capital firm looks for companies in Fintech, Insurtech, APIs, Marketplaces, SaaS, DTC, Edtech, and several other sectors, and usually writes a check of anywhere between $25k and $5M. Apart from direct investments, this venture firm works closely with its portfolio companies and provides necessary mentorship and insights whenever necessary.

So far, Magma Partners has invested in 74 companies, some of which are Omni, On Top, Albo, Billpocket, Vexi, and Eyecue, among others.

7. NXTP Ventures

NXTP Ventures is by far the most prominent venture capital firm operating in Argentina. This venture firm offers Seed and Series A funding to the companies that it selects. It must be noted that NXTP Ventures offers to fund only to companies that are operating in the B2B Cloud & SaaS, E-commerce Enablers, Fintech, B2B Marketplaces, AI, and Data-Driven Businesses sectors.

As far as the check size is concerned, this venture capital firm offers $500k to $3M for Seed funding. For Series A, the firm offers a check size of anywhere between $2M and $5M.

So far, NXTP Ventures has invested in 130+ companies, some of which are BetterFly, Inventa, Spline, Satellogic, Mural, and Capin, among others.

8. Patagonia Ventures

Patagonia Ventures is a venture capital firm located in Argentina. This venture firm offers Seed and Series A investments to tech companies in Latin America. While they do bring money to the table, they also offer mentoring and networking opportunities to their portfolio companies.

Unfortunately, this venture capital firm does not disclose the exact investment amount. However, what is interesting about Patagonia Ventures is that they have a remarkable success rate. So far, they have invested in 26 companies, of which 15 had successful exits.

Some of the various companies that this venture firm has invested in include Digital Ventures, InZearch, Emerging Cast, Hunt Mobile Ads, IndexTank, Sonico, and Properati, among others.

9. Quarux Capital

With a physical presence in Argentina, the United States, and the United Kingdom, Quarux Capital is well-known for investing in companies that operate in the HealthTech sector.

Quarux Capital is made up of a group of private investors, who not only provide funding but also offer to mentor the portfolio companies. The Quarux team works closely with its portfolio companies to industry contacts, attract management, develop business models, and more.

This venture capital firm offers early-stage (Seed and Series A) funding to selected companies.

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