For LatAm payment orchestration startups, market fragmentation is a blessing in disguise
To be successful in Latin America, payment orchestrators must provide a robust value proposition that meets the unique conditions of the region.
Andreessen, Atlantico, MAYA Capital add some dough to Fudo’s restaurant tech recipe
The independent restaurant customer, most likely adopting restaurant operation technology for the first time, is who Fudo is targeting.
Tiger Global, YC back Rebill’s subscription payment platform for Latin America
Rebill differs from legacy providers in that it is targeting medium to large companies, is cloud-based and sold on a subscription basis so customers just have to pay a license fee.
Miferia wants to expand its wholesale inventory marketplace across Latin America
The Mexico-based company enables retailers to bring their inventory relationships online, expand their product selection and get more favorable credit terms.
Latin America’s slowing VC market hides local strength
To really understand what’s going on with Latin American venture capital funding, we have to go deeper than the regional perspective can afford us.
Treggo, armed with new funds, takes on crowded Latin American last-mile delivery sector
Treggo works with thousands of last-mile providers to give merchants information on the best delivery provider in a certain zip code.
DEUNA enters Latin America’s crowded one-click checkout sector flush with $37M
The company is targeting the region's challenges of customer acceptance, conversion and fraud with its "Commerce 3.0" payment infrastructure.
UK signs its first data sharing deal post-Brexit, with South Korea
Six years on from the referendum where the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU, and in the midst of an apparent government meltdown, the country is announcing its first international data sharing dea
MAYA Capital closes second fund with $100M for early-stage Latin American startups
This new fund triples the firm’s assets under management and will enable the pair to invest in another 25 to 30 companies.
Mono aims to be ‘first bankingless bank’ for Latin America’s small businesses
Mono is building a fully digital bank with accounts that can be opened in around 15 minutes versus an average of two weeks at an incumbent bank.
It’s correction time for Latin American VC activity
Let’s dig into the early Q2 data on venture capital investment into LatAm startups, and then discuss the halo effect — or lack thereof — of Latin American giants like Nubank.
Meta and Google’s Gradient back LatAm startup OlaClick
More than 80% of food delivery orders in Latin America are still made over phone calls and settled with cash. OlaClick, a young startup that is helping these restaurants sell online and collect money
Pandas wants to give Latin American businesses buying power in Asia
Pandas connects Latin America's small businesses directly with Asian manufacturers to reduce logistical problems and high fees often imposed by importers and intermediaries.
clicOH’s shipping technology provides Amazon-like logistics to e-commerce companies in LatAm
The company delivers a package every 20 seconds and services customers of all sizes, from AB inBev and Red Bull to small Shopify merchants.
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Colombian proptech Habi reaches unicorn status with $200M raise co-led by SoftBank and Homebrew
Habi, a Bogota-based proptech, has closed on $200 million in a Series C funding round co-led by Homebrew and SoftBank Latin America Fund. The startup did not reveal its exact valuation, saying only it
Gradient Ventures backs Mentum’s goal to democratize investment services in LatAm
The company offers technology in the form of APIs and widgets that businesses can use to create investment products for their customers.
Inventa poised to enter Mexico, Colombia with its supplier marketplace
Its technology connects retailers with suppliers for inventory discovery and also provides credit so retailers can flexibly pay suppliers.
Here’s how JOKR became gross-profit positive amid a cutthroat grocery delivery industry
Founder and CEO Ralf Wenzel, discussed, according to him, why his company’s grocery delivery model is doing better than most.
Zubale bags new capital to match gig workers with LatAm e-commerce fulfillment jobs
Now flush with new capital, the company plans to launch some embedded financial products for the independent workers using its marketplace.