Posted inArgentina, News, Venture Capital

Pachama closes US$5M to build carbon neutral companies with AI

Contxto – Argentine sustainability startup Pachama is reeling in US$5 million to help more companies reduce their carbon footprint with its AI platform. It had already closed US$4.1 million in January of this year. Pachama seed extension amid pandemic Startups in telemedicine and e-commerce have been greatly boosted by the Covid-19 outbreak. They’ve even closed […]

Posted inCentral America, Costa Rica, News, Startups, Technology

Startup with roots in Costa Rica putting AI into an electric motorbike

Contxto – Based in Madrid, but with Costa Rican origins, OX Riders is one hell of a cool startup. The post-pandemic world is urging us to change several habits that were crucial and rigid parts of our lifestyles; transportation being one of the many. In a region where long commutes and crowded public transport vehicles […]

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 […]