There is so much
to do for

education and work

in Latin America.

70%
of 10-years-old kids

in Latin America cannot understand what they read.

Source: World Bank (2022)

+60%

of jobs in Latin America are at risk of becoming automated.

Source: Inter-American Development Bank (2018)

Technological development in education is crucial during the coming years. Latin America faces the risk of becoming what Noah Harari calls 'the useless class' with one of the weakest education systems in the world.

That's why

we are creating the largest fund exclusively for Edtech & Future of Work in LATAM!

SEED TO
Series A
40M
Fund Target Size
Latam
Impact
+30
Investments


And it will be the first

specialized fund

in the region.

The best moment to build a specialized
EdTech fund in LATAM is

now!




The Edtech industry is

resilient

and continues to thrive


Investments in EdTech continue to exceed pre-pandemic levels by +55%.

Source: Holon IQ 2023 Global Education Outlook

$1B invested in Edtech in Latam over the last 7 years.

Source: Holon IQ 2023 Global Education Outlook  

+1,500 EdTech Startups in Latam and 78 global EdTech unicorns.

Source: Holon IQ 2023 Global Education Outlook



Global spending on education and training will reach  $10 T by 2030.

Source: Holon IQ 2023 Global Education Outlook

Global EdTech market is set to grow 14% annually
→ $685B
by 2030.

Source: Holon IQ 2023 Global Education Outlook

And we want to close the gap between

investors and entrepreneurs in

early stages

INVESTMENT FOCUS:
Edtech & Future of Work

Why invest with us?

The dynamic partnership between Winnipeg Ventures and Seedstars is fueled by a shared passion for making substantial impact. Through the SWEF, we are igniting a path towards significant progress by empowering visionary entrepreneurs based on our joint experience and excellent track record.

27Yrs
Fund Management
Experience
26
Invested startups
in 8 countries
2.6x
MOIC
+60%
Companies raised
capital at
higher valuation
+295M
USD Deployed
by team members
1/3
Woman
led startups
1 B
Platform portfolio value
5000
Active investors
+90
Ecosystem covered
100M
Impact investment
1200
Active mentors
100
Portfolio companies

Our portfolio

It's outstanding and already breaths EdTech!
45% of our startups have passed through top accelerator. 60% have raised rounds at a higher valuation. We look for vision and scalability. Leaders that are working with experienced and cohesive teams with tested and data based value proposition.
Ed Tech
Placed +1,500 talents in more than 150 companies and increased their salary by 70% on average. And +50% of time saving in new tech job searching.
Web
Ed Tech
Reached more than 420 schools, +1,650 teachers and +40,000 students. Winner of the GSV Cup. Presence in Peru, Chile, Mexico and EEUU.
Ed Tech
Trained +5,400 students and has important clients such as Walmart and Mercado Pago. +90% completion rate and +70 NPS from users. Joined Y Combinator's Program S21.
Ed Tech
More than 15 clients and +500,000 students.  Operations in 8 countries and +250 campus. Paying clients: Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, DoinGlobal, ULACIT, and CEREM Business School.
Ed Tech
More than 5,000 students and presence in 6 Latin American countries. Clients: Diners Club, Deloitte, Banco Pichincha and Claro. Part of 500 Startups Latam Batch in 2022. 127% in average revenue monthly growth.
Ed Tech
Bilingual marketplace of innovative learning dynamics for teachers. Won the GES Awards Spain 2021. Presence in more than 7 countries, +21 educational programs with +10,800 students.
26 companies, in 8 countries and in over 12 industries
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Our team

We are best positioned to identify winners that will shape the future. We enhance wonderful possibilities for our founders, partners and investors while focused on shaping the basis for an exponential jump in LATAM’s access to quality education, radically improving people’s capabilities and possibilities in life.


Learn More About the Team
José García
Founder & Managing Partner
30 years of experience as a finance professional he has led transactions above USD 1 billion and raised and managed pioneer PE funds in Peru and Colombia.
Ana María Aristizabal
Co-Founder & IC Member
Over 18 years of experience as investor, operator and board member of impact organizations. She advises JFF Ventures and teaches impact investing at Columbia University.
Benjamin Langer
Director
Partner at Seedstars with more than 15 years of experience as investor in emerging markets. He co-founded Roadsync, led Uber growth in LaTam. Active advisor and angel investor.
Milko Ibañez
Director
Attorney with more than 30 years of experience in IB and capital markets. Founder and partner of several companies since the 90s. Founder and Managing partner of Winnipeg Group.
Juan José Cárdenas
Venture Counsel
20 years advising international companies, banks, multilateral and governmental institutions President of the Surveillance Committee of AV and an active angel investor and entrepreneur.
Mario Lituma
Senior Analyst
A passionate teacher for more than 8 years. He has more than 3 years of experience in VC and Investment Banking and was key in building the Winnipeg Ventures’ portfolio from scratch.

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