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Month: September 2019

Why Fintech are the big drivers of the StartUp ecosystem in Latin America

Latin American financial technology companies are driving the growth of StartUps in the region. Latin America and fintech… what’s the deal? Latin America remains a growth market for Fintech, with US $ 481 million raised in 23 agreements in the second quarter of 2019, surpassing China and India in the…

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What does your fintech need to get investors? Here’s what you need to know

In August, Credijusto and Rebel closed important deals in August. And so far this year, Latin American fintechs have raised more than 1.6 billion dollars. In our monthly analysis of fintech news in Latin America, Thiago Paiva observes M&A, investments, trends and associations of the region’s fintechs. Nubank and Creditas…

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Softbank leads real estate startup financing in Brazil

SoftBank Group Corp. was the main investor in a US $ 250 million round of financing by the Brazilian housing platform QuintoAndar, further expanding its exposure in Latin America. Other investors in the fourth round of financing of QuintoAndar are Dragoneer Investment Group LLC, General Atlantic LLC and Kaszek Ventures,…

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Technology turned into hotels: Learn everything about the first virtual hotel chain

As a good paisa, Andrés Sarrazola has a nose for business. Only in a year and a half, its chain of economic hotels Ayenda, based on technology, went from having two properties in Medellín under its franchise to 60 throughout the country and became the largest in Colombia by number…

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Free market: How Amazon’s new advance in Brazil impacts you

It was a latent threat and finally materialized. Amazon took another step in Brazil, with the launch of its streaming platform and free shipping service, and its movement shook its e-commerce competitors in the main market in Latin America. Among them, is Mercado Libre, the most valuable company in Argentina,…

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Is your startup on Linkedln? Learn all about this strategy

For the first time in Mexico, the largest professional social network in the world, announces its list of Top Startups, which recognizes the most popular companies among Mexican professionals. You can also create a startup so attractive that young people want to join your team! Highlighted startups Worldwide, Linkedln announced…

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Has the end of INADEM managed to overcome entrepreneurship?

At the beginning of November last year, Alejandro Delgado, former president of the National Institute of Entrepreneurs (INADEM), took the stage of the INC Mty Festival, organized by the TEC of Monterrey, to give a story: The agency in charge was about to disappear. He had been notified by members…

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“Female tech talent”: Laboratory teaches exclusive programming courses for women

Aware that it is necessary to have more women in the field of technology, the social startup Laboratorio, designed a six-month intensive course called “Bootcamp”, which teaches programming exclusively to women. An instance that holds open calls throughout the year. Tech and women The world of technology represents a great…

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