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"We are pleased to share that we have secured $810 million USD in financing deals with HSBC, Goldman Sachs, and Santander," the used car company Kavak, one of the largest startups in the region, communicated on Tuesday on its LinkedIn.  In...

SoftBank and District Are Mapping Latin American Startups

SoftBank and Brazilian company Distrito (a SaaS platform that helps companies grow faster) announced a partnership to map startups in the region. This will...

VC TheVentureCity Launches Platform To Help Startups Measure Their Growth

The venture capital fund TheVentureCity—headquartered in Miami and one of its offices in Sao Paulo— is launching a new free digital tool for all...

RappiPay, Rappi’s Fintech, Receives A US$112 Million Credit Facility

The banks Bancolombia, Banco de Bogotá, Davivienda and Itaú together granted a syndicated loan of US$100 million to RappiPay, the fintech that Rappi has...

Mexico’s DolarApp Raises US$5 Million To Enable Banking With Digital Dollars

A year after its founding, DolarApp raised a US$5 million seed round led by Kaszek Ventures and accelerator Y Combinator, where they participated in...

Amela: The Meeting Point for Female Founders in Latin America

Michelle Fischman and Anais Cisneros, both Peruvians who have worked in the world of startups, VCs, and tech, couldn't believe what they read in...

Google For Startups Opens Call to Promote Women Founders in LatAm

We hear more and more about women founding their own companies. However, in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Latin America, the number of women founders...

Five Questions With: Houm

Operating in Colombia, Mexico, and Chile, Houm is one of the LatAm startups changing how properties are rented or bought. Relying on technology, they...

Fintech Clip Obtains US$50 Million Credit Facility from Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and HSBC

Mexican startup Clip, which in 2021 reached a valuation of US$2 billion during an investment round by SoftBank and Viking Global Investors, announced in...

Rogelio Rea, Former CEO of Atrato, Joins Platanus Ventures To Strengthen Its Team in Mexico

Rea arrives as a visiting partner to the accelerator and will be operating from Mexico, a country that is key for them to implement...

Opinion | Why Now Is the Time To Invest in Emerging Economies

After two years of massive VC investment, emerging economies like Latin America are now seeing those once-deep wells dry up. Softbank, which was behind...

Five Questions With: clicOH

The Argentine startup clicOH has just entered the list of top companies of Y Combinator, where it is described as "Amazon-level logistics for e-commerce...