Accel led a USD23m Series A for Higo, a Mexican B2B payments platform for SMEs, with participation from Tiger Global and angels Claire Hughes-Johnson and Cristina Cordova (Stripe), and follow-on from Haystack, Homebrew, Audacious, Susa Ventures and J Ventures. Homebrew led a USD3.3m round in March.
(TechCrunch) – Just six months after raising $3.3 million in seed funding, Mexico City-based Higo announced today it has raised $23 million in a Series A round led by Accel.
Tiger Global Management also participated in the financing, along with existing backers Haystack, Homebrew, Audacious, Susa Ventures and J Ventures. A number of angel investors also put money in the round, including Stripe COO Claire Hughes-Johnson and Cristina Cordova, former head of partnerships at Stripe.
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