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These are the 4 Latin American startups that compete for half a million dollars

Blended from Argentina, QuePlan from Chile, Doctor Online from Guatemala and from Peru reached the final of the Seedstars world competition. Who says that in Latin America there is no talent? Four teams from the region were among the 12 finalist startups of the sixth edition of Seedstars Summit…

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Up Latin America! An Argentine startup wins the Seedstars World Award

Federico Hernández de Blended received 500 thousand dollars of investment when he beat 64 startups from around the world. Latin America united! Federico Hernández from Argentina was the winner of the first place in the Seedstars contest for his Blended startup that connects parents with their children’s schools and between…

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Latin America roundup: Neobanks raise $205M+; Softbank backs VTEX

Argentina’s Ualá became the most recent Latin American fintech to receive a growth-stage funding ($150 million) from Asian investors, Tencent and Softbank. This marks Tencent’s second round of investment in Ualá, the first coming in April 2019. Tencent also invested $180M in Brazil’s leading neobank, Nubank in 2018. With Ualá,…

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BlockFi will allow Latinamericans to apply for loans and earn interest with cryptocurrencies

Key facts: Non-residents in the US UU. Now they can access the debt markets in dollars. The platform allows to generate 6.2% interest on deposits in Bitcoin Latin America is debating economic problems. In recent months, a week has not passed without a new political fire in the region. The…

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