Brazil private equity and venture capital (PE & VC) market map

Brazil private equity and venture capital (PE & VC) market map

We compiled an extensive Brazil private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) market map that shows key Brazil investors and investment funds. We hope this is useful for your startup fundraising. Find below the list of investors from the market map and links to their websites.

Brazil is the largest economy in Latin America with a population of over 200 million and $2.1 trillion GDP. It has the largest private equity and venture capital industry in the region. After years of economic volatility and political crises economy seems more stable recently and it reinvigorates the investments as well. Venture capitals invested around $4 billion in startups in 2018. However, this was mostly made by foreign funds. Local venture funds raised $250 million and private equity funds raised over $3 billion. Fintech, transport and urban mobility startups received the highest investments while agritech is another field on the rise. Nubank, iFood, Gympass and Quinto Andar. Uber rival 99 — formerly 99Taxis — is Brazil’s first unicorn. Sao Paolo is the main hub for venture capital and private equity activity. Monashees+, Valor Capital Group, Redpoint Ventures, SP Ventures are the major venture capital funds and ACE is the biggest accelerator. On the private equity side, family-owned businesses are still prevalent in Brazil. However, this is rapidly changing in recent years giving a large room to grow for institutional investors among non-public companies. Patria Investimentos, Crescera Investimentos, Gavea Investimentos are the major private equity firms with a focus on Brazil. Global funds such as The Carlyle Group, Actis Capital, Advent International, and Warburg Pincus have a strong presence in the country.

Brazil PE/VC market map

The funds present on the market maps are:

For more information on investment funds (their investment criteria, funds sizes, region preferences and etc.) in Brazil go to Brazil PE/VC funds database on

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Private Equity List team