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Jüsto adds another $5 million in funding to build its online, delivery-only grocery store for Latin America

Jüsto adds another million in funding to build its online, delivery-only grocery store for Latin America As it begins expanding beyond its home base in Mexico City, the on-demand, online only grocery store Jüsto has  added another $5 million in early stage funding. The new money came from Bimbo Ventures, the strategic […]

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Latin America Roundup: Grupo ZAP, Grow Mobility, Wavy get acquired; Credijusto adds $100M; Cornershop, iFood brace for delivery boom

Latin America Roundup: Grupo ZAP, Grow Mobility, Wavy get acquired; Credijusto adds 0M; Cornershop, iFood brace for delivery boom 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 posts by […]

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Investors in LatAm get bitten by the hotel investment bug as Ayenda raises $8.7 million

Investors in LatAm get bitten by the hotel investment bug as Ayenda raises .7 million Some of Latin America’s leading venture capital investors are now backing hotel chains. In fact, Ayenda, the largest hotel chain in Colombia, has raised $8.7 million in a new round of funding, according to the company. Led […]

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Peru’s startup scene is ready for more

Peru’s startup scene is ready for more Greg Mitchell Contributor Share on Twitter Greg Mitchell is regional director of Angel Ventures, a startup investor and advisor and is the creator of the blog Ruta Startup. Funding of Latin American startups has doubled each year over the past two years. And while most […]

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Pachama launches to support global reforestation through carbon markets

Pachama launches to support global reforestation through carbon markets The world’s forests are ablaze, under threat from illegal logging and disappearing due to the less dramatic environmental degradation wrought by drought and other signs of climate change. It’s part of the negative feedback loop that seems to be accelerating climate change as […]

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Alphabet’s Loon signs deal with Telefonica to provide internet to remote parts of the Amazon

Alphabet’s Loon signs deal with Telefonica to provide internet to remote parts of the Amazon Alphabet-owned Loon, the high-altitude balloon company that is using its stratospheric technology to provide internet connectivity on Earth, has signed a new commercial agreement with Telefonica-owned Internet para Todos (IpT). The IpT initiative, which is also backed […]

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The emergence of super apps in Latin America

The emergence of super apps in Latin America Thiago Paiva Contributor Share on Twitter Thiago Paiva is a fintech entrepreneur, writer and investor. He is the co-founder of Liquia Digital Assets, an investment platform for international investments using blockchain technology. The super apps WeChat and Alipay became an integral part of the […]

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The portrait of an avatar as a young artist

The portrait of an avatar as a young artist Alice Lloyd George Contributor Share on Twitter Alice Lloyd George is an early stage investor based in New York and the host of Flux, a series of podcast conversations with leaders in frontier technology. More posts by this contributor Matt Cauble on changing […]

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From seed to Series A: Scaling a startup in Latin America today

From seed to Series A: Scaling a startup in Latin America today Nathan Lustig Contributor Nathan Lustig is an entrepreneur and managing partner at Magma Partners, a seed-stage investment fund in Santiago, Chile. More posts by this contributor Latin America’s Movile is quietly building a mobile empire Latin America’s Groupon Mafia It’s […]

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Alphabet’s Loon balloons get their first commercial trial in Kenya

Alphabet’s Loon balloons get their first commercial trial in Kenya Google spinout and now fellow member of the Alphabet family of companies Loon will get a big test in the coming weeks, as it begins its first commercial trial in Kenya in partnership with Telkom Kenya . Loon’s entire mission is to […]

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