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Investment accelerates, but scarce seed funds still defies fintechs

Fintech startups in Latin America have reached the global front this year, attracting large funds from investors such as Softbank, and rounds of millions of dollars of capital. But the shortage of investment funds for early stages is a stumbling block for many Latin American fintech startups. Investments and fintechs…

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Why is Buenos Aires a cradle of technological ventures?

New technology companies with disruptive models have changed the nature of value chains, with particular impact on Latin America. Buenos Aires is the first city in Latin America to offer the best ecosystem for technological entrepreneurship in Latin America. Despite not having the largest technological ventures in the world, the…

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Blockchain and tech: A whole new world of innovation

International Business Machines Corporation, known worldwide with the acronym IBM, is one of the most important companies on the planet. The New York-based company, with nearly half a million employees, manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, offers infrastructure services, Internet hosting, and consulting in a wide range of computer-related…

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Former Google employee launches project to promote ethics in technology

Jack Poulson worked as senior research scientist for Google until his resignation on August 31, 2018 for being against Google’s project to develop a censored search engine in China that caused a scandal in the company. He did not want to participate in a company that would censor information at…

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Mexico is still in the “spotlight” of Canadian businesses

Mexico and Canada are celebrating this year the 75th anniversary of their bilateral diplomatic relationship, which also includes economic, cultural and educational exchange. Despite the violence that has intensified in several areas of the Latin American country, due to the control of the drug route that is consumed in North…

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Venture Capital puts an eye on the fintech sector

Mexico is considered among the first options. The fintech world in Mexico is experiencing a stage of growth, just five years ago and there was talk of technological entrepreneurship, and bringing the financial system closer to the unbanked population. Now, this vertical of entrepreneurship is the one that most excites…

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US investigates Twitter, Facebook and Google for unfair competition

Mobile phone with Facebook and Twitter applications among others. The US says it is reviewing how technology companies have gained power in the market and if they have engaged in practices that harm competition The US Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has opened an investigation into the business…

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This is how Google Maps works: images, satellites, data and a great team

Google Maps is based on several elements such as satellite images, official data and a human verification team so that your service is accurate and can help users to be located in the places as closely as possible. The Google navigation application is built in a careful way and each…

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ArkAngeles covers the need for seed capital of start-ups

To date, ArkAngeles has helped 41 start-ups raise capital for a total sum of 30 million pesos, says the manager. Through the crowdfunding model, companies that have between six months and two years of operation, with a product or service in the market, customers and a multidisciplinary team with experience…

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