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VTEX raises US$225M to become unicorn and speed up global scaling
Contxto – The second unicorn to emerge amidst the pandemic is here. Today (28), VTEX announced it raised an investment for US$225 million. Consequently, it’s valued at a reported US$1.7 billion and has entered the unicorn club. Round participants include Tiger Global, Lone Pine Capital, Constellation, SoftBank, and Endeavor Catalyst. The Brazilian ecommerce platform had […]
MURAL closes massive US$118 million to perfect its product and CX
Contxto – Well, Zoom isn’t the only digital tool that’s prospered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Argentine startup MURAL met its yearly goals by June of 2020. But that’s not all. Today (25), the enterprise startup announced it closed a US$118 million investment for its Series B via Insight Venture Partners. Other […]
Cornershop’s struggle with Uber acquisition: Chile approves the union, only Mexico’s verdict to go
[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – US mobility giant, Uber, is trying to purchase a majority stake in Chilean-Mexican last-mile delivery scaleup, Cornershop. This much is clear. With the twists, turns, and, especially, rumors surrounding this saga, it’s best to stick to the officially confirmed facts. This means that as information slowly emerges, we will update […]
Frubana slips US$25 million investment under pandemic’s nose
[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – Frubana has been rushed off its feet recently. Now it’s got the cash to super-charge its operation right when they need it the most. In a minimalist press release stated simply that Frubana had: […] closed a US$25 million Series A led by GGV and Monashees and with participation from […]
Colombian proptech Habi snags US$5.5 million in pre-seed round
Contxto – Not every startup can boast receiving US$5.5 million in a pre-seed investment within six months of its founding. As of this week, the Colombian proptech Habi now has bragging rights. Leading this round was Tiger Global Management accompanied by Homebrew and Zigg. Supernode Ventures, Reshape Holdings and FJ Labs also played a part. […]
Nubank deliberates with SoftBank for US$1 billion investment
Contxto – SoftBank appears to be in official talks with Brazilian fintech startup Nubank over an investment deal worth up to US$1 billion, according to recent reports. In Summary “Talks are in the initial stage and final values have not yet been determined,” said an anonymous source. Sources also say SoftBank, the Japanese conglomerate with […]
Brazilian fintech platform, Conta Azul, announces 25 job vacancies
Contxto – Conta Azul (meaning “Blue Account” in Portuguese) is a Brazilian fintech startup connecting small businesses with financial services over its online management platform. Recently, the company announced 25 job vacancies in the states of Santa Catarina, São Paulo, and Porto Alegre. In Summary New positions are available in technology, sales, customer service, finances, […]
Nubank lands in Mexico, starts recruiting process
Contxto – The latest Brazilian startup spreading its wings abroad is Nubank, made apparent with its recent Mexico expansion. The fintech company formalized its expansion this past Tuesday to contend with other regional competitors. “We came to compete with the big (financial giants) operating in Mexico,” said David Vélez, CEO of Nubank. In Summary Screaming […]
Latam Startup Ecosystem 2018: The good, the bad and the ugly!
Contxto – So, 2018 was quite interesting. This year we saw Dr. Dre lose a lawsuit against an actual doctor named Drai. We also saw a Robot run for mayor in a Japanese city. But above all, a lot of great things happened in the Latin American startup ecosystem. It was a year of big […]