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.
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A report from the Latin America-focused Sling Hub platform indicates that June was a record-low result for the value of venture capital fundraising. What does that mean for the region moving forward?
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Not shockingly, Black founders are seeing a decrease in funding this year.
"Women of color are the most founded, entrepreneurial demographic. They are just the least funded."
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Founded by two Black women, Five to Nine helps companies manage their employee resource groups.
Startups acquiring other VC-backed companies is nothing new. But up until the last few years, these transactions were mainly large and infrequent. Now, they are getting smaller and more frequent.
The pledge encourages VCs to invest a quarter of their funds into BIPOC women founders.
While the likes of Pipe are reaching multi-billion valuations, European revenue-based financing is experiencing as much of a boom as it is in the U.S. U.K.-based startup platform Bloom has now secured