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Melonn, an e-commerce partner for SMEs, raises a $4.5M seed round
Melonn helps through its wineries and its own technology to grow e-commerce in Latin America with the mission of growing online sales
Jaguar Ventures changes its name to Wollef and seeks capital for its third fund
Since 2014, the VC firm began to empower Mexican startups with an initial fund of $9.3 million. That amount increased to $22 million in 2019. Now known as Wollef, the firm has funded 31 companies. Of these, ten are Mexican, 19 are constituted elsewhere but has operations in the country, and two are established outside […]
Mexican e-commerce company Ben & Frank announces investment from L Catterton
The new capital will be used by Ben & Frank for expansion and acceleration in Mexico and all of Latin America.
A regional car retail beast is born! Mexico’s Kavak and Argentina’s Checkars merge
Contxto – Today (26), we witnessed the birth of Latin America’s largest used car retailer. In an announcement forwarded early to Contxto, we can now confirm that Kavak and Checkars are to fuse. Checkars, now to become Mexican Kavak’s Argentine subsidiary, will receive a US$10 million investment to expand the operation, hire 300 new employees, […]
Latin American show-stealing startups in Y Combinator’s Winter Batch 2020
[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – What’s the difference between a good company and a great company? Mountain View-based accelerator, Y Combinator knows what success looks like. At least, that’s what it seems like when looking at the more than 2,000 companies in its portfolio. I never cease to be amazed by the ventures I see […]
Colombian logistics startup Liftit expands in Mexico
Contxto – Colombian logistics startup Liftit is expanding its operations. According to a recent press release, negotiations are underway to grow further into Mexico. Soon, it will be helping to move cargo to and from Guadalajara and its surrounding areas by the second quarter of 2020. The startup can already be found within two other […]
Top 11 startups in Colombia you can no longer ignore in 2020
[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – Rappi. There, I said it. And that’s the last time you’ll be reading that word on this article. As much merit as they deserve, so do many other startups in Colombia with much less exposure. You see, the most recognizable, most-successful Colombian startup has almost become a bit of a problem […]
Mexico’s moons will be joining Y Combinator’s Winter 2020 Batch
Contxto – Brace yourselves, moons the startup from Mexico City, has been selected to join the Winter 2020 Batch of Y Combinator. But wait, there’s more moons-related news. During its most recent capital raising, moons, was backed by Jaguar Ventures, Foundation Capital, Tuesday Capital, and obviously individual investors from the Latin American dental community. In this […]
The Ultimate Guide to Venture Capital in Mexico [Updated 2020]
Contxto – There is another, less explored, facet of the startup equation. Indeed, no idea gets far without the money to do the walking. This is where venture capitalists (VCs) come in. And as one would expect, Venture Capital in Mexico and the rest of Latin America is no exception. Oft the mighty presences behind […]
Rockstart Colombia reveals 10 startups in the upcoming acceleration batch
Contxto – After four years of exciting operations, Rockstart Colombia has recently announced its third edition with a new batch of startups. Part of this year’s Web & Mobile acceleration program is an alliance with its fellow Colombian startup Rappi. Not only that but allegedly Rockstart is the only equity-back accelerator in the world. This […]