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Social media trends that businesses should look out for in 2022
Social networks have become more than just channels for communicating with friends or family. They now allow users to know what is happening on the other side of the world in a matter of seconds and to consume content tailored to their needs and tastes. The success of these platforms has been such that there […]
Fintech startup Pomelo raises $35M Series A led by Tiger Global
Fintech company Pomelo had just raised a $9 million seed funding round a few months ago, but has already announced another investment round: a $ 35 million Series A led by Tiger Global Management. In addition to Tiger Global, a host of hedge fund firms also participated in the round, including Insight Partners, Index Ventures, […]
Q&A | LATAM e-commerce market could hit $250 billion by 2025: Merama
E-commerce has been growing over the years, but the pandemic accelerated its adoption, declares Felipe Delgado, co-founder and CFO of Merama. According to a Euromonitor report, Latin America was the fastest growing region in 2020 with 24 percent annual growth. He went on to say that as more users shift to e-commerce, more innovations in […]
Higo raises a $23M Series A led by Accel
Higo, a B2B company for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) announced a $23 million Series A investment round led by Accel. Other investors included Tiger Global Management, Haystack and Homebrew, as well as other executives related to Stripe: Claire Hughes Johnson (current COO) and Cristina Cordova, former partnership director. Juan José Fernández, Daniel Tamayo and […]
The changing dynamics of the LATAM VC ecosystem
Guest contributor: Joaquín Abal, vice president, DILA Capital Anyone who has remotely followed the LatAm venture ecosystem lately has surely noted that market dynamics have changed significantly in the last six to twelve months. A key factor driving this change is the sudden influx of international investors into the LatAm arena. According to Crunchbase, out of […]
Chilean health marketplace Examedi raises $2.7M to grow internationally
Examedi, a healthcare marketplace, announced a $2.7M seed round backed by 8VC, Quiet capital, and Goodwater Capital. Ian Lee, who serves as Examedi’s CEO and is one of its co-founders, explains that what they are building “is a health super app.” The company wants to offer any type of medical service that can be performed […]
Chilean foodtech NotCo continues to grow in the U.S.
NotCo had already landed in the U.S. during 2020, due in part to a highly publicized investment by Jeff Bezos’ fund. It is scaling up in 2021, launching in more than 400 stores in the country. It is becoming more and more common to see vegetarian or vegan options when ordering from a restaurant menu. […]
Education group Afya purchases iClinic for US$32.9 million
Contxto – Afya, a group that focuses on health education, announced on October 13 the purchase of iClinic, a healthtech company, for R$182.7 million (US$32.9 million), which was bought with 61.5 percent cash and 38.5 percent in Afya shares. Helping the medical community With this new acquisition, the group will offer different services to doctors, […]
Fintech Quanto scores US$15M with Brazil’s largest banks
Contxto – The Brazilian Fintech Quanto just raised US $15 million with Itaú Unibanco and Bradesco: The two largest banks in Brazil. Not satisfied with bagging these major financial institutions when it comes to banking, Kaszek Ventures and Coatue—both VCs—also pitched some funds for this investment round. While Itaú Unibanco’s contribution happened as a direct […]
Can spacetech truly take off in Latin America?
Contxto – On October 9, 2020, the Mexican government took a break from its regularly scheduled Earth-bound matters to make an announcement that took many by surprise. Latin America was launching a unified regional Latin American and Caribbean Space Agency (ALCE, as it is known in Spanish). The landmark agreement was signed alongside Argentina, making […]