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How a Chilean startup got the richest man on the planet to invest in the company

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man on the planet. Through its investment fund, Bezos Expeditions, and together with investors The Craftory, Kaszek Ventures and Maya Capital announced the investment of US $ 30 million in NotCo, a Chilean startup. This is the first time that The Craftory and…

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Innovation and Corporate Venturing: New challenges for the Chilean corporate sector

Business innovation in the era of the fourth industrial revolution is determined by digital ubiquity, which accelerates the convergence between the physical and virtual world. Data science, together with the internet of things, generates the possibility of transforming business at a speed never seen before. The fundamental issue is how…

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Expanding the business: The startup panorama in LatAm

Ten Colombian digital companies will go to Mexico and Peru for an exploratory mission in order to expand their business internationally between November 11 and 16. This trip is part of the Apps.co Digital Business Expansion Program, a program of the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (MINTIC) that promotes…

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Google teaches journalists to take their first steps in Real Time Content Insights and Google Trends

Reach journalists from Latin America, provide them with tools to accompany the digital transformation of the media and measure the traffic of their sites. These are the objectives of the monthly training via streaming of the Google News Initiative, Google’s global program to strengthen cross-platform journalism. The last training developed…

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Peru: Uber goes for everything and “steals” key startup from Walmart

Receive the latest industry news in your box: 🔊 Play Uber goes for everything and “steals” key startup from Walmart: what did it buy and why does it worry Rappi and Glovo? The driver travel application was left with a majority stake in the Chilean startup with which it plans…

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The most backward country in terms of Fintech regulation

According to the executive director of the FinteChile association, Ángel Sierra, Chile is the most backward country when it comes to regulating financial technology ventures. Chile was delayed in the regulation of fintech companies in the region. The local regulator just this year released the draft with basic guidelines to…

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The Government of Chile will regulate cryptocurrencies and fintech

The Minister of Finance of the Government of Chile, Felipe Larraín, announced from the United States the sending to Congress of a bill to regulate Fintech and cryptocurrencies. This was reported by Ahora Noticias, on April 15. Minister Felipe Larraín explained: “Attending to the different forms taken by the business…

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Facebook opens a lab to support startups in Chile

Facebook announced on Thursday the opening of Innovation Lab Santiago, a space within the Chile Co-Work Start-Up where it will offer training and mentoring for 600 entrepreneurs. The program developed with Start-Up Chile includes free advice and training for developers and startups, as well as technical support to integrate products…

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Why does Jeff Bezos want to invest in this startup?

The Chilean startup that became famous for applying algorithms and artificial intelligence to food has the financial support of the richest man in the world. No more no less. Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, is one of the firm’s investors Bezos Expeditions, The Craftory, Kaszek Ventures and IndieBio will provide US…

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