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Mergers and acquisitions: alternatives for Brazilian startups in search of unicorns

With more challenges in raising funds, Brazilian startups have started to find in the union with other startups an...

Vamos Latam Summit: meeting of startups, CEOs, and investors in Latin America

On Wednesday 21st, the Vamos Latam Summit will take place, an innovation event that...

Brazil’s QuintoAndar launches ‘Rent Without Administration’ contract

On Wednesday, August 31, QuintoAndar, a platform for renting, buying, and selling properties, announced the contracting modality 'rent without administration'. This way, the property owner...

Uruguayan startups aim at Brazil to scale up their business

In early August, a group of 14 Uruguayan startups traveled to São Paulo, Brazil, to talk with entrepreneurs, investors,...

Mexico’s Casai and Brazil’s Nomah merge businesses aiming all...

The technology companies dedicated to short-term apartment rentals - the so-called short-stay rentals - the Mexican company Casai and...

Latin American megacities as strategic hub of Greek electric car cab app ‘Beat’

Ordering a cab via an app is now standard practice. But the DS3 Crossback...

Latin American startups raise 17% less investments in the 1st semester

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a Sling Hub survey, the volume of investment raised by Latin American startups dropped 17% in the first half of the year, totaling US$6.8 billion. The fall in the...

MercadoLibre launches second insurtech product in Brazil and targets the unbanked

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Argentine e-commerce and fintech giant is starting to offer the possibility of taking out life insurance through MercadoPago. Why is it betting on the sector? MercadoLibre, the Argentine e-commerce giant,...

Brazilian unicorn QuintoAndar launches operations in Mexico

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Investments have been reduced, and layoffs have increased in some Brazilian startups. QuintoAndar has been no exception and has...

Mexican unicorn Kavak lays off 150 people in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Founded in 2016 and backed by Japan's SoftBank, Kavak became the first Mexican tech "unicorn" in October, when it reported a valuation of more than US$1 billion, making it the second...

Jeeves arrives in Brazil with flexible loans for startups without access to capital

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The unicorn business expense management startup aims to fill the funding gap left by traditional banking and venture capital, especially in times of market downturn. Jeeves, a business card and expense...