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SoftBank’s Latin America fund will decide the future of fintech
Welcome to our new The Exclusive deep dive content about our Latin American ecosystem. We’re giving our registered newsletter users a sneak-peek of these soon-to-be paid for articles. Contxto—Politics, football, and Tesla’s current stock price all have one thing in common with SoftBank—Latin America’s largest foreign investor—; you should never mention them in conversation unless […]
Vozy closes US$800K to scale voice AI services into Mexico and Peru
Contxto – Automated (dull) voice responses are becoming a thing of the past in customer service. With voice AI technology, companies such as Google and Amazon are competing to make their AI bots sound as human-like as possible. But there’s no need to head to Silicon Valley nor Seattle to see this tech evolve. Instead, […]
Tourism is dead, long live travel! How wanderlust just got a whole lot better
Welcome to our new The Exclusive deep dive content about our Latin American ecosystem. We’re giving our registered newsletter users a sneak-peek of these soon-to-be paid for articles. powered by Typeform Contxto – Covid-19 crippled an entire industry in a way no Trump tweet or Kylie Jenner Insta-story could’ve ever done. There are now two […]
Ayenda sees recovery in hotel bookings as lockdowns relax in Colombia
Contxto – When hospitality startup Ayenda Hoteles closed US$8.7 million last October, it never imagined (nor did we) just how crucial that capital would be for its immediate future. The original plan was to use the funds to consolidate its presence in Peru, the second country in which the Colombian startup operates. However the Covid-19 […]
“Yes, you do have the time.” 10 tips on how to manage time like the best startup CEOs
Contxto – If you’re on your way to becoming a CEO or even if you’re already one, you probably already think you know how to manage time, but just wish for days with more than 24 hours. But I’ll tell you a hard truth: You do have enough time in your day for all your […]
Startup Mexico expands accelerator program into Costa Rica
Contxto – Startup Mexico (SUM) is making its second international jump. Last Monday (31), the accelerator announced it had chosen Costa Rica as its next destination. But it’s not going at it alone. The SUM has partnered with San José-based ParqueTec, a local startup ecosystem and incubator program. Startup Mexico goes abroad We seek to […]
Latam 2050: The fastest growing global region in three decades?
Today’s Soapbox opinion was written by Gonzalo Simons, Chief Strategy Officer at uSound, Contxto – To reach this strategic target, it is essential to contextualize ourselves within the four industrial revolutions: 1st Industrial Revolution (1786-1850) Lever for growth: Steam Engine. Impacted industry: Transportation/manufacture Impact: It was possible to increase human productivity 8X 2nd Industrial Revolution (1850-1920) […]
2/3 of employees don’t feel engaged. Slik snags US$390,000 to help HR improve
Contxto – It’s often touted that employee engagement is the secret sauce to a successful team and productive business. And all companies claim they’re building that emotional commitment with staff, but most miss the mark. So to help them build stronger ties with their employees, Argentine Slik recently raised a seed round for US$390,000. Angel […]
Covid endangers our ecosystem’s lifeblood: Latam’s middle class
Welcome to our new The Exclusive deep dive content about our Latin American ecosystem. We’re giving our registered newsletter users a sneak-peek of these soon-to-be paid for articles. Contxto – Here at Contxto we often focus on the supply side: What are startups, investors, and Founders doing to keep operations afloat? It is time now, […]
Finsocial raises US$20 million in debt financing to dish out more loans in Colombia
Contxto – Households across Colombia are scrambling to make ends meet with improvised businesses, pawnshops, and of course, requesting loans. To (hopefully) add some relief on that end, Finsocial got COP$76 billion (~US$20 million) in debt financing. Swiss Symbiotics procured the funds which will be channeled towards the fintech’s increasingly diverse lending solutions. Finsocial in […]