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Latin America

Region of the americas where romance languages are primarily spoken

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2018
Didi enters Latin America via its $1 billion acquisition of Brazilian ridesharing company 99.

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Nazia Parveen and Rachel Dixon
October 7, 2021
the Guardian
Tour operators welcome lifting of Covid restrictions on 47 countries and urge government to simplify testing protocols - and resist U-turns
Raymond Zhong
October 5, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The outage disrupted the digital lives of small-business owners, politicians, aid workers and others. But for some, it was a welcome reprieve.
FinSMEs
September 28, 2021
FinSMEs
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Dave Muoio
September 22, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Pager said that the new funds come in the wake of substantial growth--nearly an 800% increase in average annual consumer encounters over the past two years. It has raised roughly $133 million in equity and debt to date.
Connie Loizos
September 18, 2021
TechCrunch
SoftBank has been on a tear in Latin America. The Japanese investment conglomerate just announced it has launched its second Latin America-focused fund with a $3 billion capital commitment from the company that may grow as the fund explores "options to raise additional capital," according to SoftBank. The vehicle follows hot on the heels of [...]
FinSMEs
September 17, 2021
FinSMEs
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Guest Author
September 13, 2021
Crunchbase News
In the past five years, VC activity in Latin America has exploded. Last year alone, the region tallied $4 billion in deals for the second year in a row and closed a record 488 deals, while its startup exits netted an eye-popping $11 billion.
Mary Ann Azevedo
September 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Buy now, pay later is officially everywhere, and Latin America is no exception. Today, one startup in the region, Addi, is announcing a $75 million extension to its Series B, bringing the total round size to $140 million. In late May, the startup announced it had raised $35 million in an equity round led by [...]
Mike Butcher
September 5, 2021
TechCrunch
It was curious enough that OLIO, a UK startup with an app that lets users post a photo of unwanted food and share it with the local neighborhood, picked up $6 million in Series A funding back in 2018. Many outside observers wondered what was going on with this simple app, which looked on first [...]
Natasha Mascarenhas
September 1, 2021
TechCrunch
Welcome back to TechCrunch's continuing coverage of Y Combinator's Summer 2021 Demo Day! This is Day Two. If you haven't caught up yet on what happened during the first day, you can read our recap of all the presenting companies here, our favorites from that first set here, and a quick podcast about all of [...]
Natasha Mascarenhas
August 31, 2021
TechCrunch
Today Y Combinator kicked off the Demo Day cycle for its Summer 2021 cohort. The collection of early-stage startups on day one-of-two alone numbered in the hundreds, meaning that we had to assemble a team here at TechCrunch just to cover it all. But before we get into notes on each company that presented, a [...]
Ram Iyer
August 30, 2021
TechCrunch
There has been significant hype around Latin America's startup success. For good reason, too: Startups have raised $9.3 billion in just the first half of 2021, almost double the amount in all of 2020.
August 30, 2021
WebWire
One outstanding aspect of Latin America's trade integration processes is to achieve a convergence of bilateral agreements that simultaneously allows the negotiated benefits to be extended and the free movement of goods as originating. For an importer looking to capitalize on the growing international trade market, there is a lot to consider. Randall Castillo Ortega, an entrepreneur and expert in import/export operations in Latin America, provides some of the most common strategies used to...
August 26, 2021
mint
Deal would allow Brazil's Eurofarma to produce at least 100 million doses annually for distribution in the region
Christine Hall
August 26, 2021
TechCrunch
Tuna, which means "fine tune" in Portuguese, is on a mission to "fine tune" the payments space in Latin America.
Mary Ann Azevedo
August 24, 2021
TechCrunch
The Latin America startup ecosystem is having a great year, with mega-rounds being announced at breakneck speed and new unicorns minted almost monthly. This is mostly due to the clearly maturing startup scene in the region, with proven successes such as Nubank, Cornershop, Gympass and Loggi helping to bolster LatAm's credibility. Interestingly, many of the [...]
Mary Ann Azevedo
August 18, 2021
TechCrunch
We sometimes take for granted that most anyone who wishes to become say, an Uber driver, can do so. But that assumption is a narrow view considering there are many people who would love to earn income in that way but can't because of lack of car ownership (and all that goes with it) -- [...]
Mary Ann Azevedo
August 17, 2021
TechCrunch
Just five months after raising $90M, Brazil's Nuvemshop announced today it has raised $500 million in a round co-led by Insight Partners and Tiger Global Management. The financing values Nuvemshop - which some say is Latin America's answer to Shopify - at $3.1 billion and brings the Sao Paulo-based startup's total funding in the last [...]
Science X staff
August 16, 2021
phys.org
Disappearing habitats and use of pesticides are driving the loss of pollinator species around the world, posing a threat to "ecosystem services" that provide food and wellbeing to many millions--particularly in the Global South--as well as billions of dollars in crop productivity.
August 16, 2021
WebWire
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today welcomed Hilton Vallarta Riviera All-Inclusive Resort as the latest addition to Hilton's expanding All-Inclusive portfolio. Situated between the beaches of Bay of Banderas and the majestic Sierra Madre Mountain in Mexico's Pacific Coast, the 444-room hotel features 14 restaurants and bars, two infinity pools and 16,200 square feet of versatile indoor meeting and event space. Managed by Hilton, the hotel was developed by Parks Hospitality and is owned by Fibra...
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