A surge in funding for Latin American startups is having an effect on companies in the region’s smaller markets.
Many studies have established that female-founded companies outperform their all-male counterparts.
Looking at the current Latin America numbers, one can only be hopeful that more investment into female co-founders will promote further growth in the region.
Spanish startup Bnext is expanding beyond its home country. The company is currently rolling out its product in Mexico, and 170,000 people signed up to a waiting list. Bnext is going to invite those 1
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Because of its vast population distributed in more or less similar countries regarding language, culture and religion, Latin America is an especially compelling region for the emergence of super apps.