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What are the countries in Latin America where startup companies accelerate the most?

Wayra, NXTP Labs and ACE are among the best-known Latin American accelerators in recent years. Many entrepreneurs would like to hear an investor say that he is interested in accelerating his business, because he has faith in the business idea and therefore wants to invest money to grow faster. And…

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China wants to take part in the technological bloom in Latin America

In 2014, when Alex Tabor made his first trip to Beijing, the Brazilian executive was concerned about communication. Tabor does not speak Mandarin, but he hoped (with the help of a translator) to be able to convey something: the enormous opportunity for Chinese companies looking to invest in Latin American…

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RappiPay: the new fintech for electronic commerce in Latin America

Latin American region, is experiencing an important stage of eCommerce development. According to data revealed by Statista, total purchases of electronic commerce in the region may reach $ 79.9 billion in 2019 and after this scenario RappiPay has emerged to diversify digital services to facilitate this process to users. RappiPay:…

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3 lessons that a VC fund learned when investing in Latin America start-ups

The lessons Get involved Matcha Kaori joined Itera Capital’s portfolio in 2016. The company, founded by Liliana Díaz in 2013, imports handmade teas from Japan that she sells in different presentations. To accelerate its growth, the fund helped create a corporate governance, a commercial strategy and a sales plan. In…

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Complete Guide on Venture Capital in Latin America (main actors by country and reports on the state)

In this article, we will show the current landscape of the venture capital industry in LATAM with the main actors of the countries where the entrepreneurship hubs of the region are located. We hope you find it useful 😉 According to the latest report on the state of the Venture…

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Why innovation in Startups is hard to achieve in Latin America?

Large companies in Latin America are not innovating enough and are lagging behind compared to the rest of the world, and Startups are embedding themselves in a tough field. Companies in the region are 20% less likely to introduce a new product compared to those operating in other developing countries…

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The trends of e-commerce in Latin America in the eyes of MercadoLibre (biggest e-commerce in LatAm)

The platform that in 2018 led to the sale of 270.1 million articles and US $ 11,700 million in transactions shares its vision regarding the moment of e-commerce in our region. E-commerce has a great opportunity for growth in Latin America, which has the example of what happens in China…

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Henry Chesbrough: “Good ideas do not grow between the four walls of a company”

The “father” of the concept of open innovation explains that more and more companies understand that they must take the path of co-creation The open innovation concept at Google in April 2003 yielded a result of only about 200 pages. The same search in April 2013 showed an exponential growth:…

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