Muni, a startup created in Bogota to make online shopping more accessible, and focused on essential goods, raised US$20 million in a Series A led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company, which in addition to operating in Colombia, does so in Mexico and Brazil, has raised US$27 million in financing since its beginning. Its founder, María Echeverri Gómez, worked at Rappi.
Another Colombian startup, Cluvi, raised US$2.5 million. It is a platform aimed at restaurants with a series of digital customer service tools. According to the local financial newspaper La República, firms such as Cometa and Femsa Ventures participated in the round.
Kurios, a Peruvian B2B e-learning startup accelerated by Y Combinato, raised US$2.3 million in a pre-seed round that will allow it to reach Mexico.
Chilean startup Beeok will also arrive in Mexico after raising US$500 thousand in a pre-seed round led by Imagine Ventures. Beeok developed software for companies to adapt to environmental regulations. Its clients already include significant companies in its country of origin.