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Karün raises US$4M for its sustainable eyewear

1 week ago

Contxto – Sustainability doesn’t have to be left to NGOs and governments to sort out. There are plenty of Latam startups that through entrepreneurship, are creating a better future and providing jobs along the way. And it’s not a matter of charity either, it’s a legitimate and potentially profitable business. Proof of that is the […]

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Blue Horizon leads US$2 million investment in foodtech Heartbest

1 week ago

Contxto – Blue Horizon Ventures is all about investing in startups that are disrupting the food market for a more sustainable future. And it has found such a contender in Latin America.  Through the Zurich-based venture capital (VC) firm, Mexican Heartbest Foods recently raised its Series A for US$2 million. The foodtech has been working […]

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Soapbox: Contxto’s opening a Latam ecosystem guest column with your name on it

2 weeks ago

Contxto – In London’s Hyde Park there’s a place called the Speakers’ Corner. There’s nothing physically too distinctive about it, but it has become hallowed ground, a place where people from all walks of life can express their opinions freely. The world has grown and the internet has become a sort of Speakers’ Corner for […]

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Nubank splurges US$3.8 million to help cash-short customers

2 months ago

Contxto – Nubank is following the admirable lead of other Latin American unicorns and taking big steps to safeguard their people during the pandemic. I say “their people”, because different companies have different spins on who they’re worried about. Brazil’s Loft is looking to help their workers—and eventually their customers—while business is languid. Related article: […]

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To track or not to track? The ethical dilemma of monitoring isolation via IoT

2 months ago

Contxto – Startup In Loco is giving the government of Brazil a hand in tracking general levels of isolation due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. By gathering geolocation data from users’ cell phones, the startup is able to map out where people are found. According to the recent data gathered by the startup, around 58.9 […]

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Airbnb to pay taxes in Colombia, but hoteliers demand more

4 months ago

Contxto – The faceoff between marketplaces and the Colombian government continues! But this time around it’s not Uber who’s under scrutiny, but rather Airbnb.  And unlike Uber, who’s been more on the losing side of this showdown, Airbnb has come to an agreement with Colombian authorities to pay its taxes and keep operating legally in […]

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Top 11 startups in Chile to keep track of in 2020

4 months ago

Contxto – “Small but spicy”, says a famous turn of phrase. And so, it is fitting that a little while after my last post about my go-to choices for Mexican startups to keep an eye on, here’s my take on startups in Chile—the spiciest medium-sized player on the Latam innovation and technology scene. Indeed, these […]

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PolyNatural raises US$800,000 investment with ChileGlobal Ventures

4 months ago

Contxto – Organic and naturally conserved fruits await consumers in Argentina and Germany, thanks to startup PolyNatural’s recent equity raising for US$800,000. The round was led by ChileGlobal Ventures. This venture capital (VC) arm was joined by Alerce and The Yield Lab, an innovation hub from Argentina.  The Chilean startup developed an organic substitute (cleverly […]

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Lego-inspired Parconier encourages kids to learn about robotics through play

4 months ago

Contxto – I’m not a fan of cliché sayings, but kids do learn more by playing. And that’s precisely the value proposal Uruguayan Parconier brings to the table with their product. This startup designs and sells kits for children to build robots. It sounds technical, but the startup has watered that dense aspect down using […]

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The dictatorship of happiness. How Gympass will struggle to keep its feel-good corporate culture

4 months ago

Contxto – There’s a fine balance to being a successful, burgeoning startup. You’ve got to keep costs down and yet appear to effortlessly belong to the winners’ club. And it’s not only the breakneck expansion that some of these competitive scaleups pursue which can break them on the way to success. Appearing to be successful […]

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