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SP Ventures - Venture Capital

Who we are


SP Ventures is a pioneer in Venture Capital investments in Brazil. We acquire equity in innovative early-stage companies with novel technologies and solid business models.

We partner with those who dare to change status quo through game-changing innovation. In addition to financial support, we provide entrepreneurs all the tools they need to excel obstacles and achieve exponential growth.

From recruiting and accessing key-accounts to networking and fundraising. We have an entrepreneur-centric mindset and a hands-on approach.

Francisco Jardim Thiago Lobão Felipe Guth Raffael Costa

Portfolio


SP Ventures is the investment manager of the São Paulo Innovation Fund (FIP), with LPs such as Desenvolve SP, FINEP, FAPESP, Sebrae-SP, CAF and Jive Investments. The fund has a total amount of R$ 105 Million, focused on technology-based startups in the state of São Paulo, prioritizing Agtechs, Healthtechs and Fintechs companies.

The main strategy of the fund is directed to an Agtech investment thesis (check www.agventures.com.br), with companies distributed all over the Agtech Valley, a brazilian innovation hub centered in the city of Piracicaba. Currently, SP Ventures is internationally recognized as one of the leading Venture Capital managers in the Agtech segment, with global leadership for tropical agriculture deals.

SP Ventures also works in projects of great relevance to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Brazil, such as the Brazilian Venture Debt Fund, an initiative led by the BNDES that created the first credit instrument dedicated to start-up companies in Brazil.

Portfolio


SP Ventures is the investment manager of the São Paulo Innovation Fund (FIP), with LPs such as Desenvolve SP, FINEP, FAPESP, Sebrae-SP, CAF and Jive Investments. The fund has a total amount of R$ 105 Million, focused on technology-based startups in the state of São Paulo, prioritizing Agtechs, Healthtechs and Fintechs companies.

The main strategy of the fund is directed to an Agtech investment thesis (check www.agventures.com.br), with companies distributed all over the Agtech Valley, a brazilian innovation hub centered in the city of Piracicaba. Currently, SP Ventures is internationally recognized as one of the leading Venture Capital managers in the Agtech segment, with global leadership for tropical agriculture deals.

SP Ventures also works in projects of great relevance to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Brazil, such as the Brazilian Venture Debt Fund, an initiative led by the BNDES that created the first credit instrument dedicated to start-up companies in Brazil.

Track-record


SP Ventures was established in 2007 as the Venture Capital firm responsible for Criatec I Fund’s investments in São Paulo.

Criatec I was a cornerstone in Brazilian Venture Capital Industry led by BNDES and BNB.

From 2007 to 2013, over 1,200 companies were analyzed and 8 investments were made by SP Ventures.

 

Entrepreneurs


We backtechnology-based companies in the segments of Agricultural Technologies;
Information and Communication Technologies; Health Technologies; New Materials; and Nanotechnologies.

We seek investment opportunities with the following profile:

Item 1   Passionate entrepreneurs with solid technical background and market-orientated attitude;
Item 2   Proprietary technology with high scalability potential;
Item 3   Large proportions targeted-market;
Item 4   São Paulo based;
Item 5   Annual Revenue inferior to R$ 18 Million.

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Investors


Brazilian entrepreneurial ecosystem is experiencing a very promising scenario, stimulated by a new generation of entrepreneurs, increasingly aligned with actual market needs.

Acquiring shareholding in emerging companies is a great opportunity to diversify assets, especially when you want to increase the potential return of an investment portfolio.

Be part of a select group of investors who are pioneering in the nascent Brazilian Venture Capital Industry.

Send an email to contato@spventures.com.br and receive more information about investment opportunities.

 

Main Investors


1485 Brigadeiro Faria Lima Avenue, 18° floor, Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP
+55 (11) 2594-8774

1485 Brigadeiro Faria Lima Avenue,
18° floor, Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP
+55 (11) 2594-8774

 

4955 Comendador Pedro Morganti Avenue, Monte Alegre, Piracicaba – SP
 

4955 Avenida Comendador Pedro Morganti,
Monte Alegre, Piracicaba – SP