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.
As markets shift, Mercado Libre’s falling share price shows no company is safe
What then can we learn from Mercado Libre’s earnings report and ensuing valuation decline?
E-commerce aggregator Merama gets its horn after just 12 months in business
The company touts this new round of funding as “the largest Series B round ever raised in Latin America.”
Quinio jumps into world of e-commerce aggregators with $20M seed
The aggregator model has proved to be very successful in Latin America as the e-commerce market explodes in the region.
A wave of LatAm fintechs are laying down new global commerce rails
When it comes to e-commerce, the world is smaller than ever. Developing a new global financial infrastructure capable of supporting a world dominated by digital commerce is a massive challenge.
Wonder Brands picks up $20M, aims to build marketplace of Latin American e-commerce brands
E-commerce roll-up companies are big in the United States, and Wonder Brands wants to be that for Latin America.
The LatAm funding boom continues as Kaszek raises $1B across a duo of funds
Long before SoftBank launched its $2 billion Innovation Fund in Latin America, and before Andreessen Horowitz began actively investing in the region, São Paulo-based Kaszek has been putting money int
Armed with $160M in funding, LatAm’s Merama enters the e-commerce land grab
Merama, a five-month old e-commerce startup focused on Latin America, announced today that it has raised $60 million in seed and Series A funding and $100 million in debt. The money was raised “at w
Argentina’s Digital House raises over $50M to help solve LatAm’s tech talent shortage
Digital House, a Buenos Aires-based edtech focused on developing tech talent through immersive remote courses, announced today it has raised more than $50 million in new funding. Notably, two of the m
Mercado Libre taps Pachama to monitor and manage its $8 million investment in Latin American rainforest restoration
Mercado Libre, one of the largest e-commerce and financial services company from Latin America by market cap, has selected the startup and Y Combinator alumni Pachama as its strategic partner in devel
Valoreo closes on $50M to roll up LatAm e-commerce brands
A new breed of startups is acquiring and growing small but promising third-party merchants, and building out their own economies of scale. And while there are a number of such startups based in the U.
Nuvemshop, a Latin American answer to Shopify, raises $30 million
After several failed startup attempts and nine years spent building Nuvemshop into Latin America’s answer to Shopify, the four co-founders of the company have managed to raise $30 million in ven
Brazil’s BizCapital raises $12 million for its online lending service
BizCapital, an online lender based in Brazil, has raised $12 million from a clutch of investors, including the German development finance institution, the corporate venture capital fund of MercadoLibr
Remessa Online raises $20 million to become the TransferWise of Latin America
Remessa Online, the Brazilian money transfer service, said it has closed on $20 million in financing from one of the leading Latin American venture capital firms, Kaszek Ventures, and Accel Partners&#
Latin America Roundup: SoftBank adds $1B, Stori raises $10M and Grow Mobility puts on the brakes
After investing nearly $2 billion of its Innovation Fund in Latin America in 2019, SoftBank announced this month that it would add an additional $1 billion into the fund.
Latin America Roundup: XP’s chart-topping IPO, Wildlife becomes a unicorn, SoftBank backs Konfio
Latin America’s startup and investment ecosystem has likely more than doubled this year as compared to 2019.
Kaszek Ventures raises $600 million in two funds as Latin America’s startup market booms
Kaszek Ventures, the investment firm that has been one of the primary architects of the recent boom in startup financing and growth in Latin America, has just raised $600 million across two new funds.
Why is Andreessen Horowitz (and everyone else) investing in Latin America now?
Investments by U.S. venture capital firms into Latin America are skyrocketing and one of the firms leading the charge into deals is none other than Silicon Valley’s Andreessen Horowitz. The firm
The Stanford ties to Latin America’s startup renaissance
The houses along the tree-lined blocks of Josina Avenue in Palo Alto, with their big back yards, swimming pools and driveways are about as far removed from the snarls of traffic, sputtering diesel eng
Vue.ai raises $17M to equip online retailers with AI smarts
Vue.ai, a U.S./India startup that develops an AI platform to help online retailers work more efficiently and sell more, has announced a $17 million Series B round. The investment is led by Falcon Edge