InQlab

InQlab Is a digital business incubator and a venture builder. We identify teams and ideas on early stages worth investing, and scale them to successful business models on a controlled risk environment, supported by our track record, Network and strategic and financial resources.

Paula Barrientos

Managing Partner

LM

Laura M. González

Associate

Gregorio Márquez

MD

Francy Romero

CFO

23 past transactions

Symplifica

Seed Round in 2019
Symplifica.com specializes in software development for human resources. Symplifica.com is based in Colombia.

mesfix

Seed Round in 2017
Mesfix S.A.S. owns and operates an online marketplace that connects micro, small, and medium sized enterprises in financial need with a community of people willing to invest in their receivables. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Bogota, Colombia.

LAIKA

Pre Seed Round in 2018
LAIKA is like a dog with two tails right now. Its platform for pet products and services has been growing in recent months and it’s drawn the necessary investment to keep up its momentum. LAIKA built a digital platform where users don’t have to go anywhere else to meet said needs. With two main sections; products and services. In the products section, we have more than 4,000 references (among which you can find most of the brands of food, snacks, medicines, accessories and others). In the services section, we have more than 17 services, all the healthcare, beauty and entertainment services. All of the above delivered straight to your home and with the flexibility of choosing the date and time on and at which you wish to receive the order, including same-day deliveries for the main cities and accepting all payment methods, both online and cash on delivery.

LAIKA

Series A in 2021
LAIKA is like a dog with two tails right now. Its platform for pet products and services has been growing in recent months and it’s drawn the necessary investment to keep up its momentum. LAIKA built a digital platform where users don’t have to go anywhere else to meet said needs. With two main sections; products and services. In the products section, we have more than 4,000 references (among which you can find most of the brands of food, snacks, medicines, accessories and others). In the services section, we have more than 17 services, all the healthcare, beauty and entertainment services. All of the above delivered straight to your home and with the flexibility of choosing the date and time on and at which you wish to receive the order, including same-day deliveries for the main cities and accepting all payment methods, both online and cash on delivery.

Fitpal

Seed Round in 2015
Subscription based fitness passport for LATAM. We believe that fitness shouldn't have frontiers. We are on a mission to offer unlimited access to any Gyms and Fitness Centers anywhere, anytime.

Chiper

Series B in 2021
Chiper is Latin America’s top e-commerce platform enabling corner stores in the region to grow and thrive. With over 3,000 customers across Colombia and Mexico, the company has built the largest network of digitized corner stores in Latin America. Through its demand-driven logistics platform, Chiper provides a compelling customer experience to help member stores make smart decisions to optimize performance.

Bold.co SAS

Series B in 2022
Bold Media, Inc. owns and operates an internal blog platform for knowledge and ideas that automatically get pushed to the appropriate channel and keeps everyone in the loop. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Lentesplus

Series B in 2017
Lentesplus.com brings the Latin American contact lens market online and into the 21st century, offering competitive prices between 20% and 30% below market standards. The company offers clients ease and efficiency, delivering the correct product straight to their homes or offices, in many cases on the same day as the order was placed. With a strong focus on customer service, Lentesplus makes reordering contact lenses as simple as two clicks. Currently have operations in Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Argentina

Bold.co SAS

Venture Round in 2021
Bold Media, Inc. owns and operates an internal blog platform for knowledge and ideas that automatically get pushed to the appropriate channel and keeps everyone in the loop. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Bold.co SAS

Series A in 2020
Bold Media, Inc. owns and operates an internal blog platform for knowledge and ideas that automatically get pushed to the appropriate channel and keeps everyone in the loop. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Fitpal

Funding Round in 2018
Subscription based fitness passport for LATAM. We believe that fitness shouldn't have frontiers. We are on a mission to offer unlimited access to any Gyms and Fitness Centers anywhere, anytime.

Slang

Convertible Note in 2020
Slang use a proprietary ML-driven engine and offers an unprecedented variety of online specialized English courses for career development. Slang started at MIT as a research project on how to use AI and NLP to make learning a new language as efficient as possible. Their technology powers a highly adaptive e-learning platform that offers proficiency tests for career development in over a hundred fields like Sales, Finance, Logistics, Medicine, and Law. They already have the largest professional English offering in the world. Now, Slang is scaling up to release 1,000 more courses over the next three years.

LAIKA

Seed Round in 2020
LAIKA is like a dog with two tails right now. Its platform for pet products and services has been growing in recent months and it’s drawn the necessary investment to keep up its momentum. LAIKA built a digital platform where users don’t have to go anywhere else to meet said needs. With two main sections; products and services. In the products section, we have more than 4,000 references (among which you can find most of the brands of food, snacks, medicines, accessories and others). In the services section, we have more than 17 services, all the healthcare, beauty and entertainment services. All of the above delivered straight to your home and with the flexibility of choosing the date and time on and at which you wish to receive the order, including same-day deliveries for the main cities and accepting all payment methods, both online and cash on delivery.

Lentesplus

Series C in 2018
Lentesplus.com brings the Latin American contact lens market online and into the 21st century, offering competitive prices between 20% and 30% below market standards. The company offers clients ease and efficiency, delivering the correct product straight to their homes or offices, in many cases on the same day as the order was placed. With a strong focus on customer service, Lentesplus makes reordering contact lenses as simple as two clicks. Currently have operations in Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Argentina

Pinbus.com

Seed Round in 2016
Pinbus.com provides an online service to purchase bus tickets in Colombia

Deleyes

Seed Round in 2017
The first and only technology-based legal partner of individuals and companies in Colombia

Lentesplus

Funding Round in 2016
Lentesplus.com brings the Latin American contact lens market online and into the 21st century, offering competitive prices between 20% and 30% below market standards. The company offers clients ease and efficiency, delivering the correct product straight to their homes or offices, in many cases on the same day as the order was placed. With a strong focus on customer service, Lentesplus makes reordering contact lenses as simple as two clicks. Currently have operations in Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Argentina

Enjoy Flowers

Seed Round in 2016
Enjoy Flowers specializes in flower shipment services. Enjoy Flowers is based in the United States.

Appto

Seed Round in 2014
Appto specializes in Real State services. Appto is based in Colombia.

Pulzo

Seed Round in 2013
Pulzo - find, select and present the best of all the information sources and their different versions when they exist.

Slang

Convertible Note in 2019
Slang use a proprietary ML-driven engine and offers an unprecedented variety of online specialized English courses for career development. Slang started at MIT as a research project on how to use AI and NLP to make learning a new language as efficient as possible. Their technology powers a highly adaptive e-learning platform that offers proficiency tests for career development in over a hundred fields like Sales, Finance, Logistics, Medicine, and Law. They already have the largest professional English offering in the world. Now, Slang is scaling up to release 1,000 more courses over the next three years.