Your future shrimp meal could come from Atarraya’s farming technology
The company's three-pronged technology includes creating ideal environment for the shrimp, remote operations management and AI-powered automation to monitor and feed them.
Empathy is essential for building a loyal team, says Kolors co-founder Anca Gardea
Kolors is following a model that it describes as “if Uber and Southwest Airlines had a baby," providing a technology layer to bus operators to help them operate more smoothly.
Arrenda emerges with Adelanta, a financing offering for landlords in Latin America
Arrenda’s proprietary technology enables landlords in Mexico to advance up to a year of future lease receivables in 24 hours or less.
Finger on your pulse: API-first startup Vivanta hopes to be Plaid for health
Mexico-based startup Vivanta lives at the intersection of healthcare and APIs. Its focus is health data, with an eye on the fact that wearables are becoming ubiquitous.
Klar, believed to be Mexico’s largest digital bank, lands $70M in General Atlantic-led round
Mexico City-based digital bank Klar has raised $70 million in equity funding at a valuation of $500 million, the startup announced today. The raise follows a period of hypergrowth for the company. Kla
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.
Jüsto grabs new capital as it expands grocery delivery in Brazil, Peru
Justo enables customers in Latin America to buy groceries directly from its website or app and get them delivered to their location of choice.
A look at all 35 international fintech startups at YC’s winter 2022 Demo Day
As more banking, e-commerce and insurance startups work to improve the way business is done in emerging countries, it should come as no surprise that this winter’s Y Combinator batch is rife with re
Migrante steps on the gas of vehicle leasing for gig workers in Latin America
The company develops secured loans for motorcycles, cars and trucks so borrowers can improve their income.
99minutos clocks in fresh capital for logistics infrastructure in Latin America
99minutos, a logistics service company for e-commerce vendors across Latin America, is making fast work out of attracting funding. It announced today $82 million in Series C funding, led by Oak HC/FT,
Riogrande takes in first capital to incubate Latin America’s next local brands
Riogrande plans to have about 30 brands under its umbrella.
Parrot, a tool for digitizing Mexico’s restaurants, takes in $9.5M
ParrotConnect is a point-of-sale software for restaurants enabling them to digitize and take advantage of the home delivery boom to accelerate growth.
FanDuel founder and Sequoia bet on Spanish-language fantasy sports app Draftea
Founder Alán Jaime Misrahi grew up devoted to soccer, eventually playing in Mexico’s third division. While he didn’t necessarily make it to the “big leagues” playing the sport, his new co
Mexican BNPL player Kueski secures $202M in debt & equity as it nears $100M+ in ARR
Kueski, a Mexico City-based “buy now, pay later” and online consumer lender, announced today it has secured $202 million in equity and debt funding. StepStone Group (which recently acquired Greens
Meru.com takes in new capital toward its goal of being LatAm’s ‘Alibaba’
Meru customers can select and purchase products in minutes with a guarantee from the company that they will receive those products and at the best market prices.
Seaya Ventures, Cathay Innovation launch $125M fund for LatAm startups
The Seaya Cathay Latam Fund will invest in between 12 to 15 companies and will write check sizes of between $5 and $10 million.
Cubbo aims to be Latin America’s next e-commerce fulfillment leader
Cubbo touts itself as the only company that can take an order up to 5 p.m and get it out in Mexico City the same day.
Via’s Tiffany Chu on the importance of govtech for planning mobility ecosystems
We sat down with Chu to discuss govtech, why cities must be proactive about new forms of mobility, and how the private and public sectors can come together to create a comprehensive mobility system.
Skydropx taps new funding to expand logistics automation across Latin America
The company is now profitable and grew over 300% in revenue last year. It now serves over 50,000 customers and makes more than 1.5 million deliveries a month.