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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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Walter Thompson
July 23, 2021
TechCrunch
"The not-so-secret secret here is that the key to great retention is really simple," says growth expert Susan Su.
Guest Author
July 23, 2021
Crunchbase News
Despite infusions of capital, a principal factor is still missing in Latin America: education. Without training for the challenges facing startups, it will not be possible to grow at the right pace. Or, rather, the one desired by venture capital investors.
Mike Butcher
July 22, 2021
Editor 99
India's central bank is considering launching a digital currency, according to a top executive, giving a clear indication of its intentions for the first time after previously stating that it was studying the idea. T Rabi Sankar, the deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India, said at a conference today that the central bank is [...]
Richard Dal Porto
July 22, 2021
TechCrunch
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Ram Iyer
July 22, 2021
TechCrunch
Venture capitalists have been investing heavily in last-mile delivery over the past five years on a global scale, but Latin America has lagged behind.
July 22, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Underlying sales growth of 5.4%, with 4.0% volume and 1.3% price. Price growth stepped up in Q2, , • Turnover increased 0.3% including a positive impact of 1.4% from acquisitions net of disposals and negative impact of 6.1% from currency related items, , • Underlying operating margin of 18.8%, a decrease of 100bps driven by investment behind our brands and input cost inflation, , • Underlying earnings per share down 2.0%, including a negative impact of 6.3% from currency, , • Free cash flow...
Mike Butcher
July 20, 2021
TechCrunch
"We are true believers in the fact that the world needs a new Amazon, a better one, a more sustainable one, one that appreciates local areas and products." It's quite one thing to claim you are out to replace Amazon (just as its founder goes into space), but Ralf Wenzel, Founder and CEO of JOKR, [...]
FinSMEs
July 20, 2021
FinSMEs
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Mike Butcher
July 20, 2021
TechCrunch
"We are true believers in the fact that the world needs a new Amazon, a better one, a more sustainable one, one that appreciates local areas and products." It's quite one thing to claim you are out to replace Amazon (just as its founder goes into space), but Ralf Wenzel, Founder and CEO of JOKR, [...]
JD Alois
July 19, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ Latam: Open Banking Provider Prometeo Allows Access for Startups Free of Charge with Spark. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
Mary Ann Azevedo
July 19, 2021
TechCrunch
Rappi, a Colombian on-demand delivery startup, has raised "over" $500 million at a $5.25 billion valuation in a Series G round led by T. Rowe Price, the company announced late Friday. Baillie Gifford, Third Point, Octahedron, GIC SoftBank, DST Global, Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital and others also participated in the round. The [...]
July 15, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • With a term until 2022, this alliance aims to serve as a catalyst and driver of post-COVID opportunities, opening it up to other institutions and governments. , , • The initiatives to be developed will be cross-cutting and aligned with the goals defined in the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda. , , , , , , Telefónica and CAF -banco de desarrollo de América Latina- renew their strategic collaboration agreement for the development of initiatives to accelerate digitalisa...
FinSMEs
July 13, 2021
FinSMEs
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Christine Hall
July 13, 2021
TechCrunch
Small and medium-sized businesses in Latin America finding it difficult to get the funds they need to export their goods to the United States is a gap Marco Financial is looking to bridge.
Christine Hall
July 12, 2021
TechCrunch
Pretty soon, people won't have to provide a fingerprint or a driver's license to prove their identity -- if VU has its way.
ANI
July 10, 2021
Devdiscourse
Looking to kill two birds with one stone, the United States is increasing the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Latin American countries to address the regions health plight and curtail Chinas bid to exert its influence through vaccine exports. President Joe Biden last month had said the United States will be the arsenal of vaccines to combat coronavirus, as he had announced that Washingtons donation of 500 million doses of no strings attached vaccines, for the fight against the pandemic.
Mary Ann Azevedo
July 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Z1, a Sao Paulo-based digital bank aimed at Latin American GenZers, has raised $2.5 million in a round led by U.S.-based Homebrew. A number of other investors also participated in the financing including Clocktower Ventures, Mantis - the VC firm owned by The Chainsmokers, Goodwater, Gaingels, Soma Capital and Rebel Fund. Notably, Mantis has also [...]
FinSMEs
July 8, 2021
FinSMEs
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FinSMEs
July 6, 2021
FinSMEs
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Mary Ann Azevedo
July 6, 2021
TechCrunch
Super.mx, an insurtech startup based in Mexico City, has raised $7.2 million in a Series A round led by ALLVP. Co-founded in 2019 by a trio of former insurance industry executives, Super.mx's self-proclaimed mission is to design insurance for "the emerging Latin American middle class," according to CEO Sebastian Villarreal. "That means insurance that is [...]
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