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Silicon Valley Bank, Partners for Growth, and IDB Invest close US$30M fund for Latam startups

Contxto – Recently many startups have raised financing rounds to offer more loans to users and businesses throughout Latin America. Recent events suggest this trend will continue. Yesterday (14), Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group (SVB) announced that it closed a fund for a US$30 million debt fund alongside Partners for Growth (PFG) and IDB Invest.  […]

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Trybe acquires Codenation to improve job opportunities for programmers

Contxto – Companies everywhere continue to grapple with finding the right talent to fill job positions—mainly for their software teams. Fortunately, there are startups offering programming classes for people with no background on the matter.  But one Brazilian contender wants to take the job soft-landing experience one step further. To that end, Trybe recently acquired […]

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Picap is taking logistics in Latam to the next level with latest development

Contxto – Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, ride-hailing platforms like Uber and Didi are practically at a standstill. Meanwhile, last-mile delivery and logistics enterprises are busier than ever. And in Colombia, Picap—a startup that initially launched as a motorcycle-taxi service—is rolling out a solution to make the most of these extraordinary circumstances.  For over the […]

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Nonprofit PionerasDev wins US$50,000 through IBM

Contxto – One non-profit from Colombia is making history. Yesterday (29), IBM announced that Medellín-based PionerasDev won its Open Source Community Grant for its work in promoting women’s participation in programming. Moreover it’s the first time an organization from Latin America wins this quarterly grant. Related article: Django Girls and Fluid Attacks want more women […]

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Digibee raises US$5 million through GAA Investments to scale integration platform

Contxto – No-code entegration platform Digibee announced it raised US$5 million last Wednesday (3). GAA Investments and Laércio Albuquerque of Cisco Brazil were the lead investors. The Brazilian startup will use the funds to improve its technology as well as expand into the United States. No-code is gaining (geographical) ground. [wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Integration sensation When […]

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Colombia is building dream team of entrepreneurs for tech and startups committee

Contxto – The government in Bogotá wants to put together a dream team of tech entrepreneurs and experts. Not to build a government-funded “super app” or anything like that. Rather, the authorities want to build a specialized committee to stimulate Colombia’s tech talent and boost its startup ecosystem. For that, Karen Abudinen, the Minister of […]

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Colombia está formando al equipo perfecto de emprendedores para un comité de tecnología y startups

Contxto – El gobierno de Bogotá quiere crear el equipo perfecto de emprendedores y expertos en tecnología. Pero no para crear una “super app” financiada por el gobierno, más bien quiere crear un comité especializado para estimular al talento tecnológico y el ecosistema de startups de Colombia.  Para eso, Karen Abudinen, Ministra de Tecnologías de […]