WherEx’s $7 Million Round Funding

Carey advised Kayyak Ventures on the deal

WherEX, an e-sourcing tool, has completed a new Series A funding round, raising fresh US$7 million to expand its operation across the United States and Latin America.

A leader in artificial intelligence (AI), wherEX specialty is the provision of solutions that make B2B commerce a lot more transparent. The firm also seeks to increase the level of competition in the sector.

Launched in 2016 and based in Santiago, Chile, WherEX’s main value proposition is to identify and resolve the most prominent pain points in the digitization of competitive pricing for procurement and sourcing.

The firm’s Series A round was led by Kayyak Ventures, while other participants include FJ Labs, Jaguar Ventures, and Tuesday Capital. 

As a part of this round, the firm added two new co-founders — Ben Garcia and Francisco Puente. Both men are serial entrepreneurs out of MIT and are also part of Y-Combinator alumni class of S20.

This newly available capital will be applied towards the firm’s expansion plans in Latin America and the United States

Carey advised Kayyak Ventures with a team including Francisco Guzmán (Picture), Andrés Latorre and Constanza Rivera.

Involved fees earner: Francisco Guzmán – Carey; Andrés Latorre – Carey; Constanza Rivera – Carey;

Law Firms: Carey;

Clients: Kayyak Ventures;