About Us

Thesis Driven.
Value Investors.

With a wealth of more than 13 years' experience and backing over 50 enterprises, we recognize that to truly be valuable partners to our founders, it's essential for us to thoroughly comprehend the core of their business.

Our Thesis

We specialize in early-stage investments, leading Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A funding rounds. Our primary focus lies within the SaaS sector, but we also actively invest in E-commerce, Marketplaces, and businesses driven by AI and data analytics.

Astella's Timeline

Our Story

Ecosystem Builder: Astella’s journey is intrinsically connected with the development of the Brazilian VC ecosystem.

Astella's Timeline

2010

Journey I Fund, Astella's first vehicle.
Active participation in building the tech entrepreneurship ecosystem in Brazil.
Main investments: Portal Educação, Ciatech, Navegg, Dualtec.

Astella's Timeline

2014

Journey II Fund
First institutional investor: Spectra Investimentos.
Main investments: Omie (seed) and Digital Results (Series A).

Astella's Timeline

2017

Journey III Fund
New institutional investors and family offices as LPs.
Entry of Marcelo Sato as a partner.
Astella Playbook podcast launch.

Astella's Timeline

2018

Daniel Chalfon joins as partner. 
Main investments: Sallve, Omie (Series A), Livance.
Special Purpose Vehicles: Omie, RD Station.

Astella's Timeline

2019

Astella becomes pro bono manager of Endeavor Brasil's Scale Up fund.
Beginning structuring the Investment and Platform team.
Special Purpose Vehicle: Kenoby.
Launch of Astella Expert Network.

Astella's Timeline

2020

Journey IV Fund
Entry of Banco Itaú as LP.
Launch of Astella Matrix, Astella's knowledge hub.

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2021

Sale of RD Station to TOTVS.
Largest SaaS company exit  in Latin America.
Special Purpose Vehicle: Bornlogic.

Astella's Timeline

2022

Journey V Fund
Laura becomes a Board Member of Endeavor Brazil.

Astella's Timeline

2023

Astella's Knowledge Hub

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