Posted inBrazil, News, Venture Capital

The Ultimate Guide to Venture Capital in Brazil [Updated 2020]

Contxto — The private equity sector has been progressing rapidly in Brazil. With economic stability firmly established, dropping interest rates, and low country risk, the local market is already an attractive option for venture capital in Brazil. However, storm clouds gather ahead. Brazil was going through rough economic waters even before the Covid-crisis. We shan’t […]

Posted inNews, Uruguay

Marketplace Cambiame offers users a different way of buying and selling dollars

Contxto – Currencies in Latin America have had some wacky days and have depreciated when compared to the US dollar. Correspondingly, users interested in buying or selling dollars have questioned the financial convenience of doing so at a bank or your traditional currency exchange business.  But Uruguay-based fintech Cambiame wants to challenge this approach through […]

Posted inEvents, Mexico, News, Peru, Scaleups, Startups, Technology

Three tourism startups walk into a global competition… Klustera, Rutopía, HackPacking emerge finalists

Contxto – Unbeknownst to most, over the past three months, tourism startups from all over the world have been duking it out in a battle royale for the best tourism solutions. It has all been taking place right under our noses at the Second Global Tourism Startup Competition.  The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in association […]

Posted inBrazil, News, Scaleups

Brazil’s Gympass gets spotted by Gym Plus as the startup tries to lift the European market

Contxto – Latin American startups seem to have everyone’s back when it comes to the holiday battle of the bulge. As a large portion of the world scales up their caloric intake this December, Brazil’s Gympass—a fitness scaleup looking to connect corporate workers with a network of gyms—has expanded to Ireland after partnering with Gym […]