The proposed investment is an equity investment of up to US$2.0 million in EWA Ventures Fund II (“the Fund”), a venture capital fund focused on investing in early-stage technology companies in Latin America, with a primary focus on Colombia.
EWA Ventures Fund II is a Colombian venture capital firm investing in companies at the seed and Series A stage in Colombia, and opportunistically in other Spanish speaking countries in Latin America. The founding partner and manager is Ms. Patricia Sáenz. Ms. Tatiana Barbato also serves as partner of the Fund. The Fund is supported by venture advisors including Mr. Pablo Gutierrez, Mr. Daniel Wild of Mountain Partners, and Mr. Miguel McAllister of Merqueo.
The IFC’s proposed investment in this Project is up to US$2.0 million, not to exceed 20 percent of the aggregate commitments of the Fund.
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