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Mercado Libre, Globant and Riverwood Capital Invest USD50m in Argentine Edtech Digital House

25 March 2021

Mercado Libre, Globant, and Riverwood Capital invested USD50m in Digital House, an Argentine platform providing technical education for developers, with follow-on from KASZEK. TPG’s The Rise Fund led a USD20m Series B in 2017; KASZEK first invested earlier that same year. 

(TechCrunch) – Digital House, a Buenos Aires-based edtech focused on developing tech talent through immersive remote courses, announced today it has raised more than $50 million in new funding.

Notably, two of the main investors are not venture capital firms but instead are two large tech companies: Latin American e-commerce giant Mercado Libre and San Francisco-based software developer Globant. Riverwood Capital, a Menlo Park-based private equity firm, and existing backer early-stage Latin American venture firm Kaszek also participated in the financing.

The raise brings Digital House’s total funding raised to more than $80 million since its 2016 inception. The Rise Fund led a $20 million Series B for Digital House in December 2017, marking the San Francisco-based firm’s investment in Latin America.

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