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Brazilian digital auto marketplace InstaCarro revs up with $23M in funding

InstaCarro, a digital marketplace that connects used car sellers to dealers in Brazil, has raised $23 million in a Series B round of funding. Notably, U.S.-based firms co-led the investment, including

GAIA Design has raised more capital to become the West Elm of Mexico

Designing higher end furniture for Mexico’s rising middle and upper-middle class consumers has netted the Mexico City-based GAIA $15 million in a new round of funding. The bridge round will take

Latin America takes the global lead in VC directed to female co-founders

Many studies have established that female-founded companies outperform their all-male counterparts.

Nigeria’s Gokada raises $5.3M round for its motorcycle ride-hail biz

In many large cities across Africa, motorcycle taxis are as common as yellow cabs in New York. That includes Lagos, Nigeria, where ride-hail startup Gokada has raised a $5.3 million Series A round to

Investors Test Mexican E-Commerce Waters With $2.5 Million Investment In Online Furniture Retailer

GAIA Design, the Mexico City-based online furniture retailer, has raised $2.5 million from a coterie of Mexican and international investment funds and super angels, as interest in startups south of th