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The Ultimate Guide to Venture Capital in Brazil [Updated 2020]
Contxto — The private equity sector has been progressing rapidly in Brazil. With economic stability firmly established, dropping interest rates, and low country risk, the local market is already an attractive option for venture capital in Brazil. However, storm clouds gather ahead. Brazil was going through rough economic waters even before the Covid-crisis. We shan’t […]
Ecosystem Pledge: What crisis VC done right looks like
Contxto – Yes, venture capital can be a profitable endeavor. But, let me tell you something, if you’re in it solely for the money you might as well become a hedge fund trader or late-stage private equity partner. VC is for the daring, for the crazy, those that want to help fund game-changers and world-builders […]
Brazilian healthtech TNH Health raises US$2 million to grow chatbot
Contxto – There’s no denying that chatbots are trending. Just take a gander at what HRtech Emi Labs from Argentina and mental health startup Youper from Brazil have recently accomplished with their AI-powered solutions. Also hailing from Brazil is a healthtech by the name of TNH Health. In a recent round led by Valor Capital […]
U.S. accelerator Plug and Play opens São Paulo headquarters
Contxto – Once again, the Silicon Valley-based accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center has crossed international borders and established new US$2 million headquarters in São Paulo, Brazil. This past April, the accelerator held a promotion event in the megacity to gauge interest in its services. Considering that over 300 people attended, Plug and Play concluded that a regional expansion would be worthwhile. […]
Wayra organizes Chile’s first Co-Investment Day
Contxto – To boost Chile’s venture capital activity, Wayra Chile recently went to work and organized the nation’s first Co-Investment Day. In Summary Eight startups and seven venture capital funds recently convened at the event’s first edition in Santiago. Its main goal was to strengthen and promote investment collaborations between local funds and companies. For […]
Meet Jalisco’s pioneer venture capitalist – Redwood Ventures’ Ian Paul Otero
Contxto – A few weeks ago, I spoke with my former colleague at Redwood Ventures, Ian Paul Otero. We spoke about Redwood’s history, best fundraising practices and what mistakes to avoid as an aspiring founder. Our conversation reinforced the potential of venture capital in Mexico. Continue reading to learn more! I: Let me begin by […]