10 Cross-Border Latin American FinTech Startups To Watch

Fintech startups are revolutionizing the financial industry across Latin America. These startups are some of the first providers of financial technology in the region and through their cross-border efforts, they are helping both consumers and companies monitor their finances, make payments, and receive loans.

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8 Tips for Latin American Founders Visiting Silicon Valley

For an entrepreneur operating outside the world’s biggest tech hub, a trip to Silicon Valley can be life-changing. Whether you are traveling to build your network, raise capital, or just to get inspired, you can learn a lot on a visit to Silicon Valley. However, if you are used to working with a small community in Santiago, Lima, Buenos Aires, Medellin, or Guadalajara, Silicon Valley might be overwhelming.

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5 Unconventional Marketing Tactics from Top Latin American Startups

With dozens of new companies launching every week, startups often have to get creative to get noticed. Some of the most successful companies used clever strategies to get started. In the U.S., businesses like Stripe and Tinder used unconventional tactics to onboard new customers. For example, Tinder texted the app to 500 random people.

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3 Marketing Tactics that Might be Destroying Your Startup

Marketing is equal parts art and science, requiring constant experimentation and testing to assure it is achieving the desired results. A quick and unprofessional marketing strategy might be worse than not having one at all. Still, your startup needs to get the word out. Here are tactics that destroy any startup looking to brand itself online.

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10 Facts about Chile's Growing Technology Scene

There is a reason why so many countries are modeling their entrepreneurial ecosystems after Chile’s. With serious investments in technology and innovation, the Chilean government has spurred some amazing opportunities for technology startups to launch and grow in the country.

Here are ten facts you need to know about Chile’s technology scene, also known as “Chilecon Valley.”

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5 Useful Hacks to Measure a Public Relations Campaign with Actual Data

Ten years ago, PR efforts were necessary but somewhat unmeasurable. Today, PR is a key tool for driving engagement and creating a community around a brand, and thankfully, efforts can be measured. Measuring tactics such as dissecting content analysis of articles is good, but it’s somewhat arbitrary, and clients now want more numerical results.

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Why Launch Your Startup in Medellín

Medellin, a cosmopolitan city in the Andes, has recently become a hub for entrepreneurs and digital nomads seeking sunshine and a lower cost of living. With a fast-growing economy, a highly supportive government, and a burgeoning community of local and international entrepreneurs, Medellin may be the perfect city for your next launch.

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How to Team Build: Startup Edition

A startup team can triple overnight, which means strange faces can overrun a once small, intimate group. Strong teamwork usually results in more productivity, so startups should try to carve out time for team building exercises. Of course, startups don't want to break the bank on non-essential tasks, so team building usually gets pushed aside.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Miami's Accelerators, Incubators, and Coworking Spaces

It’s no secret that Miami is overflowing with great opportunities, with a strong connect to the Latin American and Caribbean markets. From award-winning accelerators and incubators to well-connected coworking programs, Miami is the quintessential hub for those looking to start a business or make lasting connections. We’ve compiled the top accelerators, incubators, and coworking spaces in The Magic City.

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10 Stats that Prove Startups and Small Businesses Need PR

Public relations is a powerful tool for startups and small businesses trying to compete in marketplaces dominated by larger companies. With small budgets, however, PR can often fall low on the list of to dos. For startups and small businesses that want to gain the attention of potential customers and hold a stronger position in the market, PR can help. Here are # statistics that prove the value of a strategic PR campaign.

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The Pitch Decks of 15 Latin American Startups Who Raised Over $1 Million

Raising startup funding in Latin America is hard. Raising over $1 million is even more difficult. But it’s not impossible. We gathered some of the pitch decks that Latin American startups created and used over the years on the road to successfully securing capital for their ventures.

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A Brief Overview of the Startup Scene in Uruguay

When you think about the Latin American startup scene, Brazil, Mexico, and Chile may come to mind. You probably haven’t considered Uruguay. With its fairly untapped market of 3.4 million residents, Uruguay is a gold mine for foreign investors. Though the market is on the smaller side, the business incubator scene is thriving, and the economy has been steadily growing by 5-6% over the past decade.

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