emerging market

Egypt’s Pylon gets $19M to scale software for water and electricity distribution companies

Pylon, an Egyptian infrastructure management platform for water and electricity companies in emerging markets, has raised a $19 million seed round. The round, a combination of debt and equity, was led

Tala grabs $145M to offer more financial services in emerging markets

Tala, an emerging markets digital lender that offers loans between $10 to $500 to consumers and small business owners, has raised $145 million in Series E funding. Upstart, a company founded by ex-Goo

US-listed SPACs have a new target: Latin American tech companies

There has been an unprecedented IPO boom of tech companies in the Brazilian stock exchange, which is transformative for a market that was traditionally dominated by utilities, mining, oil and financia

Latin America takes the global lead in VC directed to female co-founders

Many studies have established that female-founded companies outperform their all-male counterparts.