Selected 2016


  • Country Brazil
  • Lead Investor Vostok Emerging Finance
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Investment Date October 2017


GuiaBolso is Brazil’s leading personal finance platform. Founded in 2012, GuiaBolso boasts over 3M users of its personal finance app, serving as a digital hub that connects Brazilian consumers to financial products via an in-app marketplace with real-time origination. As the only company in Brazil with proprietary bank account aggregation technology and offering free credit bureau reports, GuiaBolso gives users a complete view of their finances and provides bank partners with unparalleled data analysis and credit modeling. GuiaBolso co-founders Benjamin Gleason and Thiago Alvarez were selected at ISP 68 in Palo Alto in December 2016.

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GuiaBolso’s roster of current investors includes several frequent Endeavor Catalyst co-investment partners: Kaszek Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Valor Capital, Omidyar Network, and others. One of the most well-funded start-ups in Brazil, GuiaBolso has previously raised $30M+ across multiple rounds of financing, including a Series A round led by Kaszek Ventures in May 2014; a $7M+ Series B round led by Ribbit Capital in Aug 2015, and a $17M+ Series C round led by the IFC’s venture arm in May 2016.

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