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Mexican Healthtech Welbe Raises US$3 Million In A Round Led by Nazca

Welbe, a healthtech that offers companies a comprehensive health program for their workers, announced its first pre-seed survey for US$3 million. The Nazca investment fund led the round. Marathon Ventures, H20, and various angel investors also participated in the investment, including Ricardo Weder, founder of Jüsto; David Geisen, country manager for Mexico of Mercado Libre; […]

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Mexican Startup Flexio Raises US$3 Million to Boost B2B Payments in LatAm

Flexio, a fintech company that offers financial services for companies, raised US$3 million in a seed round led by Soma Capital, a fund specialized in B2B companies. This is Flexio’s second fundraising, the first was in August just last year. Soma Capital, Latitud Fund, Omri Mor, Daniel Kahn, Diego Oppenheimer and some Y Combinator alumni […]

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FreteBras raises US$17M to make freight more eco-friendly

Contxto – FreteBras recently snagged funds to lighten the load freight puts on our environment. The Brazilian startup and its platform for connecting shippers, drivers, and truckers closed US$17 million through IDB Invest.  What’s pleasing/unusual to report is that rather than scaling, FreteBras has other plans with the funds.  [wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Priorities for FreteBras […]

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Creze announces US$12 million investment to boost lending platform

Contxto – Fintech Creze announced it recently closed MXN$265 million (~US$12 million) with unnamed Mexican investors. The funds will serve to update its lending platform as well as “whatever comes next.” I’m somewhat paraphrasing but they did say that: “We’re proud to announce this investment which will allow us to better face any eventuality that’s […]

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Caju closes US$2.5 million to disrupt employee benefits programs in Brazil

Contxto – Flexibility is a flavor investors always crave and they just sunk their teeth into a piece of cajú (that’s Portuguese for “cashew”). Yesterday (5) news broke that fintech Caju raised R$13 million (~US$2.5 million) in a seed round co-led by Canary and Valor Capital. Other participants include angel investors like Ariel Lambrecht (co-Founder […]