Posted inChile, News, Venture Capital

Looking to scale up in Latin America? Wind Ventures is looking for you

Contxto –  Corporate venture capital fund, Wind Ventures, is open for business. Although it had already been working behind the scenes, the VC fund only made the official announcement today (18). According to its website, it even has three portfolio companies. Wind Ventures is the investment arm of Chilean energy company Copec. From its offices […]

Posted inColombia, Government, Technology

BYD to supply Colombia’s largest 100% electric bus fleet

Contxto – BYD, the fast-growing Chinese battery and auto manufacturer, won the bidding to become Medellín’s main electric bus supplier. The company will deploy 64 electric buses, with capacity of 80 passengers each, by the second half of 2019 turning Medellín’s new fleet into Colombia’s largest, and slightly behind Santiago de Chile, as Latin America’s […]