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Month: July 2019

Entrepreneurs and investors in Latin America are maturing

This was stated by Gabriela Ruggeri, managing partner of the Kamay Ventures corporate investment fund, at MITA GDS at the MITA GDS event. Venture capital investment has quadrupled since 2016 in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); last year 7 unicorns were created in the region, distributed in Argentina, Brazil,…

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Google’s new startup: The big tech is betting on a new social network

April was the month in which Google+ was officially fired, however, the search company is now betting on a new social network. All about Shoelace Google presents Shoelace, designed by Area 120, one of the Startups belonging to the search giant, in Mountain View. Although the company was not fully…

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Technologies such as Facebook’s Libra will be especially “painful” for traditional banking

The payments directive will reinforce the digital alternatives: “Too many European banks believe that their business model is solid”, they warn. Digital initiatives such as the recently launched Pora virtual currency, promoted by Facebook and a network of 27 other partners (including Uber, Spotify and eBay), have once again placed…

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