IDB Lab is launching the LAC Venture Debt Fund to support Latin American entrepreneurs with venture debt financing. Fund managers with experience in the region are invited to submit proposals to manage…
LAVCA interviewed WISE, Women in STEM Entrepreneurship (a collaboration of the IDB LAB and IAE Business School), to learn about the program’s goals to train over 1,500 STEM entrepreneurs in Latin America over the next few years.
Social impact investor Oikocredit and the IDB Lab invested US$5.7m in Sempli, a Colombian fintech providing loans to SMEs. In 2017, Sempli raised a US$3.6m seed round from Velum Ventures, FOMIN, XTP1, Grupo Generaciones, and DGGF (Dutch Good Growth Fund).