“We are very excited about the growth we have seen in our solutions in Colombia in the last year, already working with more than 1,000 companies,” he explained.
Clara is dedicated to helping companies manage their expenses through a corporate credit card. The firm seeks, despite the challenging economic environment, that the companies that it helps to manage their expenses use technology to their advantage.
“Make better use of their resources, especially at times that may be more complicated from a macroeconomic perspective. Having this as a base allows us to get to know our clients more closely and extend this short-term liquidity credit to them. Giacomán added.
Confidence in 2023 despite a complex environment
Gerry Giacomán stressed that despite fears of a slowdown in Mexico, he hopes that companies like it will continue to receive financing from investment funds.
“We see that there has been a retraction in the investment of venture capital in 2022 relative to 2021, which has been the best year ever, but the levels we’re seeing now are closer to the average we’ve seen between 2018 and 2020, so in a sense it’s a return to normality,” he said. .
Although they estimate that this year growth will be a little less rapid than previous years, there will continue to be investment opportunities.
“When the macroeconomic situation improves, we are going to accelerate our expansion plans to the rest of Latin America,” he said.
The round of 90 million dollars is added to another that it received in 2022 from Goldman Sachs for 120 million dollars, whose destination is Mexico.