Awake

img Bogotá, Colombia
11 - 50 employees

We connect travelers with local hosts in nature destinations through a technological tool that seeks to make that connection more efficient.

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Y Combinator startup ChatPay breaks even with tool to monetize via WhatsApp & Telegram

6 days ago

Contxto – In Brazil, the ChatPay team is likely on cloud nine right now. Entrepreneurs Arthur Alvarenga, Breno Oliveira, Bernardo Reis, and Raphael Capelão officially founded their startup just this year. Nonetheless, Y Combinator accepted ChatPay into its Summer 2020 batch and the startup broke even last month. ChatPay and monetizing exclusivity The future of […]

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Awake raises US$500K, travel industry isn’t dead for investors

6 days ago

Contxto – Who says travel startups are taboo for venture capitalists (VC) right now? Not Colombian Awake Travel, who recently raised a seed investment for US$500,000. The Bancolombia Foundation and Fondo Acción led the round. Consequently, the startup will develop its platform for booking eco-friendly trips and experiences in Colombia. Awake Travel shall also use […]

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Yaigo plans to launch in 5 countries before 2020 is over

2 weeks ago

Contxto – Bolivian Yaigo is doing some serious expansion. Earlier this year, the logistics startup launched into Guatemala. But its upcoming plans envelope many markets within very little time. In correspondence with Contxto, Yaigo stated it will launch operations in El Salvador, Paraguay, Spain, Costa Rica, and Panama during what’s left of 2020. If you […]

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11 startups from Peru you can’t miss in what’s left of 2020

1 month ago

Contxto – Yes, we all love Crehana, and we are proud to know it’s the startup of the hour and see it on the rise. Crehana has been a very successful and helpful tool during the pandemic, with a huge rise of users all over Latin America, along with some bigger investments. However, the same […]

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Rappi wants to be the super app of Latin America

5 months ago

Contxto – It was a long time coming, but Rappi admitted it at last. The Colombian startup acknowledged it wants to become a super app. In an interview with BAE Negocios, Rappi’s General Manager for Argentina and Uruguay, Matías Casoy made the unicorn’s intentions clear. “We want to cease being a delivery app and become […]

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Loggi, a SoftBank portfolio startup, lays off 120 employees

5 months ago

Contxto – Unicorn Loggi just isn’t catching a break these days. The last-mile delivery startup lost a lawsuit last December for which it’s facing US$7.2 million in fines. Now, more recently, it’s had to fire around 120 employees due to company restructuring, half of which are in São Paulo primarily in its marketing and sales […]

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Last-mile delivery, Zubut, closes Redwood-led investment for growth and AI

5 months ago

Contxto – You’d never think that the last-mile delivery company of the continent, Rappi, is in jeopardy when you listen to the venture capitalists (VCs) at Redwood Ventures speak. They’re just led an investment round in a shiny new last-mile delivery startup from their native Mexican city of Guadalajara, Zubut. You’ll remember that Rappi had […]

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Glovo withdraws from 2 more countries in Latin America

6 months ago

Contxto – January 2020 was not friendly towards massive growth startups, as Glovo recently learned.  Near the end of this first month, the Spanish last-mile delivery startup is retreating from two Latin American countries. And it’s not the first time it does so in the region. In April 2019, after two years of operations, Glovo […]

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Breaking: Mexico’s AlphaCredit to get investment worth US$125 million led by SoftBank

6 months ago

Contxto – We’ve just heard that Mexico-based fintech, AlphaCredit, has just got the go-ahead to close up to US$125 million in a recent Series B investment round.  The fintech’s hope is to consolidate the ground it has gained through its expansion across Mexico and then Colombia with an eye on Latin America generally. It plans […]

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Uh-oh, Rappi faces lawsuit, accused of stealing trade secrets

6 months ago

Contxto – PR at Rappi has had a rough couple of days. Maintaining a positive image after laying off 300 members of its staff was probably about as fun as getting a tooth pulled. Now they’re busy working to keep the startup’s stance in a lawsuit for theft of trade secrets in a United States […]

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