Posted inColombia, Government, News, Scaleups

Delivery apps of Colombia unite! Competing last-mile and mobility apps unionize

Contxto – Death and trastes (dirty dishes) seem to be the only certainties in life during the Covid-19 pandemic. Everyone is looking to keep afloat as best they can, but where there is a struggle to survive there are clashes between competing interests. Related article: Cornershop and to clash with Rappi for Colombia What […]

Posted inChile, Government, News, Startups

Chile’s ride-hailing legislation moves forward, Uber isn’t happy

Contxto – In Chile, the Senate’s Commission on Transportation moved the country’s “Uber Bill,” as it’s commonly referred to, along without making major changes. Much to the dismay of ride-hailing platforms like Uber and Didi. The bill’s next stop is at the Commission on Internal Revenue for another round of revisions. After which, the final […]

Posted inBrazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, News, Peru, Startups

Didi targets South America despite regional competition

Contxto – As prominent car-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft prepare for IPOs in the United States, Chinese competitor Didi has something else in mind. It goes without saying that Latin America represents a huge market for these companies, which is why Didi is spreading like wildfire. After launching in Mexico just a few months […]