SoftBank LatAm Fund backs Tribal in $60m Series B

There has been a $60 million investment raised by SoftBank Latin America Fund (SFLAF) in Tribal, which operates as a B2B payments and financing platform.

In addition to Coinbase Ventures, BECO Capital, QUD Investors, Rising Tide, Third Prime, Acuity Ventures, Canas Capital, and AGE Fund, these investors also participated in the round.

This company was founded in 2016 and provides a range of corporate cards and financial products to help startups grow in emerging markets. A beta version of the company’s spend management platform has been launched to customers in the year 2019.

A combined Series A and debt round raised by the company amounted to $34.3 million and included $40 million in crypto and fiat hybrid debt.

Tribal says it plans to use the most recent funds to continue building its local teams in Brazil, Mexico, Columbia, Peru, and Chile as part of its growing customer base in over 22 countries and its rapid expansion across the LatAm region.

It is Tribal’s CEO Amr Shady who stated that, “Tribal is attracting the best talent to power the growth of our business.”. In 2021, the company’s Latin America volume will increase by 90x over the previous year. It’s a pleasure to have value-added investors with strong operational experience who share our vision of democratising access to world-class financial services to small and medium-sized businesses in emerging markets.

In addition to Mohamed Elkasstawi, Tribal CSO, he said, “There are a lot of incredible opportunities for FinTechs in emerging markets in the intersection of crypto, credit, and payments. There is no doubt in our minds that the year 2022 will be a very exciting one for us and our customers.”

Tribal has raised $60 million from SoftBank Capital in a Series B round.

The companies that also took part in the round include Coinbase Ventures, BECO Capital, QUD Investors, Rising Tide, Third Prime, Acuity Ventures, Canas Capital and AGE Fund.

Founded in 2016, Tribal provides corporate cards and financial solutions to help startups in emerging markets grow.

In 2019 the company began its beta spend management platform to its customers. Here are two possible answers, both of which could work: A:

The company had raised $40 million in hybrid crypto and fiat debt, with an equity financing of $34.3 million.

Tribal is using the latest funding to build its local team in Brazil, Mexico, Columbia, Peru and Chile.

Tribal is growing its sales and attracting top talent.

“We’re thrilled to work with this experienced team to democratise access to the global capital markets for small businesses in Latin America. We’ve seen a lot of success with our first partners in Argentina, and we look forward to expanding the product and reach of our platform as we roll out new capabilities.

Our partners have been working very hard to develop an amazing new experience for our customers.

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