Urbvan raises $9 million for its private shuttle service in Mexico

As cities in emerging markets grapple with increasingly traffic-clogged and dangerous streets, Urbvan, a startup providing private, high-end transportation shuttles in Mexico, has raised $9 million in

From seed to Series A: Scaling a startup in Latin America today

It’s not easy to raise growth-stage capital in Latin America, but it’s getting easier. As startups begin to flourish in the region’s largest markets, available funding is evolving to suit the ne

Why Amazon And Entrepreneurs Are Bullish On Mexico

Imagine a country with 100 million mobile phones, but just 15 percent of residents have a credit card. A country where more than half of the population is under age 27, but less than half has Internet

Linio, Rocket Internet’s Amazon Play In Latin America, Rakes In Another $79M

Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based e-commerce incubator, is today announcing the latest chapter in its strategy to build out businesses in emerging countries. Linio, an Amazon-style e-commerce marketpl

Rocket Internet’s Linio Picks Up $50M To Further Build Out Its Latin American Amazon-style Marketplace

<a target="_blank" href="">Linio</a>, the <a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</a>-incubated e-commerce portal that has aspirations to be the Am

Rocket Internet’s Linio, The Amazon Of Latin America, Raises $26.5M From Summit Partners. Rinse And Repeat.

Another Rocket Internet-incubated e-commerce company gets a significant cash injection today: <a target="_blank" href="">Linio</a>, the so-called 'Amazon of Latin America', has rai