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Advice for entrepreneurs: “Having unicorns is not at all the metric of success”

The word “risk” sometimes generates many sensitivities. “That’s why we prefer to say Entrepreneurial Capital or simply Venture Capital. Without translation”. Cate Ambrose, president and executive director of the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America (LAVCA), makes this clarification before the interview. Although LAVCA focuses on Latin American…

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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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3D printing startup Markforged raises $82M to invest in products

The well-known 3D printing startup Markforged has received $ 82 million in a round of financing. It was led by Summit Partners, a Boston-based private equity investment firm. According to an article on Globenewswire.com, companies such as Matrix Partners, Microsoft’s Risk Fund M12, Next 47 and Porsche SE were involved.…

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A company trying to be a powerful provider of technology and financial payments solutions

MercadoLibre, the leading company in e-commerce technology in Latin America. It has announced the closing of its IPO of approximately 1,150 million dollars in common shares at a price of 480 dollars per share. Which includes the full exercise of the purchase option of the subscribers 150 million additional shares…

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A fintech to be allowed to operate on the US stock exchange online

The Securities Commission approved the first investment fintech that allows it to operate on the US stock exchange 100% online. This is Quiena Inversiones, an investment platform that received confirmation of its registration as a Global Investment Advisory Agent and became a legal option to allow Argentines to invest in…

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Berlin startups could lose investors to another city

Berlin as an important address for startup financiers? The capital threatens to be overtaken by investments from Paris – because France avoids the mistakes of German politicians. According to a study Paris could overtake Berlin in the coming years for investments in startups. In 2018, lenders spent almost 2.5 billion…

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