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Topsort helps e-commerce create ads without being ‘creepy’

Topsort develops retail media technology for small businesses to use auctions as a way to create effective advertising.

Upload Ventures, a SoftBank LatAm spinout, seeks to raise a $250M fund

Less than one year after Upload Ventures spun out of SoftBank’s investment arm, the Latin American–focused investment arm is seeking to raise a $250 million fund, filings show. TechCrunch reached

DEUNA enters Latin America’s crowded one-click checkout sector flush with $37M

The company is targeting the region's challenges of customer acceptance, conversion and fraud with its "Commerce 3.0" payment infrastructure. 

‘The Ultimatum’ and social fintech have more in common than you’d think

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week was TechCrunch Early Stage, so Natasha and Alex go

Latin America’s decline in VC investment isn’t necessarily bad news

Latin America is an interesting place to dive into what might be coming for startups. Why? Because dollar funding has now fallen for three consecutive quarters in the region.