Now flush with new capital, the company plans to launch some embedded financial products for the independent workers using its marketplace.
So, why does a16z need its own Y Combinator? The better question appears to be: Why not?
Its API technology can approve businesses for the BNPL in seconds so they can begin offering the installments.
Community leaders centralize the orders, suppliers drop off the orders with Muni, which picks and packs them for the community leaders to manage the last-mile delivery and collect payments.
Venture capital continues to flow into Latin America at a staggering rate. Just over $15 billion went into startups in 2021, according to LAVCA. That was three times more than the association recorded
Company owners can integrate BHub with their financial systems and view everything through one financial dashboard.
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.
Orchata's mobile app enables consumers in Mexico to get groceries delivered in 15 minutes with no substitutes and at supermarket prices.
Rappi, a Colombian on-demand delivery startup, has raised “over” $500 million at a $5.25 billion valuation in a Series F round led by T. Rowe Price, the company announced late Friday. Baillie Giff
Jeeves, which is building an “all-in-one expense management platform” for global startups, is emerging from stealth today with $131 million in total funding, including $31 million in equity and $1
Belvo, a Latin American startup which has built an open finance API platform, announced today it has raised $43 million in a Series A round of funding. A mix of Silicon Valley and Latin American-based
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
Sophia Wood Contributor Share on Twitter Sophia Wood is a Venture Partner at Magma Partners. Sophia is also the co-founder of LatAm List, an English-language Latin American tech news source. More post
As the world locks down borders and capital flows to brace for the impact of coronavirus, Brazilian startups continue to attract international attention.
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.
Every once in a while, an organization implodes so fantastically that it’s hard in retrospect to understand why another outcome once seemed possible. With every passing day, SoftBank — whi
Brazil’s famously tricky real estate market has long drawn international investors to the region in search of tech solutions.
The new year isn’t even a month old and the food delivery crunch is already taking big bites. Spain’s Glovo has today announced it’s exiting four markets — which it says is par
This week we’ve covered layoffs at unicorns both inside the Vision Fund and out. This afternoon we add two more to our list: Oyo and Rappi. The staff reductions are surprising — and not. T
Latin America’s startup and investment ecosystem has likely more than doubled this year as compared to 2019.