X8 investimentos is a Brazilian growth capital firm, focused on exceptional entrepreneurs and impact with returns first
Growth Capital Firm
X8 Investimentos is a growth capital fund manager that drives high growth/impact companies to improve Brazilian social, environment and economic conditions. X8 is the first mover and brings a group of successful and experienced Entrepreneurs as investors and GPs to contribute to the acceleration and transformation of high-growth exceptional Entrepreneurs. In pursuit of this goal, our strategy is to bring to these organizations management and governance, enhancing their visibility, transparency and networking.
Strong Team: Managing Partners Carlos Miranda and Eduardo Grytz have more than 20 years of experience in PEVC. Most of our team has been working together for more than 10 years.
Also, our team represents very well our attributes as Entrepreneur Friendly, Impactful, Engaging, Innovative and Collaborative.
Doing Impact in Brazil: Brazil has a big population, a large economy, a strong industrial, and over 3 million Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), which represent 95% of companies. According to Brazil 2020 Opportunity Tree several important elements are favoring innovation, creation and growth of start-ups in Brazil. The country still needs a significant increase of investments in infrastructure, education, healthcare and other sectors, which, combined with good expectations of return, is a good opportunity.
Who we are…
GROWTH CAPITAL FIRM
- Exceptional Entrepreneurs
- Brazilian Mid Size Companies
- High Growth
+40% high growth companies
88% +5 years old
+35% growth p.y
X8 Investimentos selects the investments through a strict criteria and well-defined filters. The main factors are:
emerging Brazilian companies
as a core
as of Circular Economy, Health, Education and Tech
between US$ 5M to US$ 50M
NEW BUSINESS WITH GOOD PERSPECTIVES
X8 Investimentos’ approach to creating value in organizations includes active participation in management through the implementation of the following principles:
Active involvement in the selection and coaching of the management team
Participation and approval of the main tactical and strategic decisions: investment in acquisitions, financing, launching new products and entering new markets
Nomination of financial director, if necessary
Assistance in the implementation of successful corporate governance models
Expansion of the business and entrepreneur network, enabling the inclusion of the organization and its professionals in relevant business networks and the establishment of partnerships and alliances
STATUS QUO QUESTIONING
Constant challenge of the organization to think big and seek leadership in its sector
Constant monitoring of the organization and periodic feedback from leading investors
Member of Capria Network
Capria is a global investment firm leading the largest network of fund managers collaborating to deliver superior returns in emerging and frontier markets, using flexible capital, advanced investment systems, and deep partnerships. Through its network fund, Capria invests in venture capital, private equity, and other debt and equity funds backing early-growth businesses. Site: capria.vc