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Mexico’s Raises $700 Million Series E Funding

Kavak’s series E boosts valuation to $8,7 billion



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Mexico’s $700 million Series E funding sets the company’s valuation to $8.7 Bi.

Mexico’s $700 million Series E funding sets the company’s valuation to $8,7 billion.

The round was led by U.S. venture capital firm General Catalyst. SoftBank Group International, billionaire Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Singapore-based gaming, and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, Tiger Global Management and Spruce House Capital LLC, hedge fund D1 and Ribbit Capital also participated in this round.

The new funding round is the latest sign of an aggressive push into Latin America’s startup space by Japan’s SoftBank Group International which last week launched a $3 billion fund to invest in the region’s technology companies.

The Series E is the second massive investment receives in 2021. It raised a Series D of $485 million only five months ago.

Created nearly five years ago in Mexico, expanded to Argentina in 2020, before landing in Brazil this year, which it described as its largest market. The company’s #unicorn valuation is now second in #latinamerica to Brazil’s Nubank $30 billion valuation.

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