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Visa Everywhere Initiative LAC 2019: These are the 12 startups that will participate in the final

Boosting the fintech ecosystem, from Miami, the United States, Visa and Finnovista announced on August 30 to Cointelegraph in Spanish, what are the 12 finalist startups of the Visa Everywhere Initiative competition in its third edition for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Visa Everywhere Initiative is a global innovation…

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Latin America Summary: Blockchain Academy of Mexico offers 5 races, Acciona startup accelerator arrives in Chile

This week, among the most outstanding news of the Latin American crypto and Blockchain ecosystem, now, Santander bank customers in the subcontinent will be able to send money to the US through the Ripple remittance service, the bank announced Monday. In Panama, the point of sale provider, PundiX allied with…

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The business of unbranded ATMs in the Americas

Five years ago, the Argentine Sebastián Ponceliz founded Odyssey Group in the garage of his house located in Florida, United States, with the purpose of providing services of installation, operation, maintenance and administration of unmarked ATMs. Today it has presence in the United States, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay and Mexico,…

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Hack stereotypes and promote feminine referents: Keys to achieve equality in the technology sector

A superficial reading of the figures of the National Institute of Statistics (INE) could lead us to think that the gender gap in Spain is minimal. Of the 19 million people employed, 9 million are women, which means that, of every 10 workers, 4.7 are women. However, this parity fades…

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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 RebajaTusCuentas.com 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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Chinese investors double down on African startups

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Airbnb’s issues. Before that, I noted Uber’s new “money” team. China’s pivot to…

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7 startups that have captured the attention of investors

Buguroo, TAPP Water, StudentFinance, Helloteca, Berdac, The Beemine Lab and Neki are startups that have captured the attention of several private investors to develop new business lines and expand markets. Buguroo The Spanish cybersecurity company, specialized in cutting-edge technology for the detection and prevention of online fraud, based on Deep…

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SkipTheDishes co-founder launches “venture-builder” for Prairies startups

SkipTheDishes co-founder, and former CEO, Chris Simair has launched a new “venture-builder” to help co-create and support startups in the Prairies. Opening its first location in Calgary, Harvest is a not-for-profit organization that wants to provide Prairie startups with talent, early-stage funding, and access to sector leaders that can support…

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