Posts tagged latin american startups
Top 4 Programs for Female Founders in Latin America

Latin America specifically has the second highest rate of female entrepreneurs discontinuing their business, which perceived to be caused by the lack of access to capital. However, there are several initiatives that are working to reduce, and perhaps eliminate, this rate. Here are four programs for female founders in Latin America.

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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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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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Paraguayan Visionaries Build App to Save Their Language & Adapt to A New World

Languages are disappearing at an alarming rate. To some it may not be a big deal, but it is. Our world is this beautiful place with diverse cultures and different perspectives. The unique nature of every single person, every civilization, all the thousands of different languages, clearly define who we are, where we come from, and creates identity for all of us.

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Top 7 Stand Out Coworking Spaces in Latin America

Our Launchway Media team spent a month working in the popular Buenos Aires coworking space, La Maquinita, in Palermo Soho. The conducive work atmosphere and networking possibilities we found there were refreshing. As a remote startup traveling around Latin America, our positive experience inspired this blog post which breaks down the most notable cowork spaces available in LATAM.

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5 Things Startups Can Learn From Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Most articles that give startup advice reflect on great work from mostly male historical figures and entrepreneurs, and what’s lacking right now is the world of advice from strong female figures. So following the historical moment happening in the US right now, let’s reflect on 5 things startups can learn from female suffragist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

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Will The Next Startup Unicorn Come from Latin America?

The current Latin American unicorns include: MercadoLibre, B2W, OLX, TOTVS, Despegar, and Globant. There are many other companies that are rounding that billion dollar mark, and VCs are starting to take note. So why should Latin America garner more attention than companies coming out of Europe or Asia? The growth factor and the innovation levels are what make this region an attraction to VCs and the technology community as a whole.

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Launching in Miami: What Latin American Startups Need to Know

Recently ranked second in the nation for new startup activity, Miami is experiencing a surge in startup and entrepreneurship and shows no signs of slowing down. The tropical lifestyle and proximity to Latin America is turning the South Florida city into a hub for global startup activity as well as a strategic destination for any business that connects or operates across the Americas.

If your Latin American startup has its sights set on expansion into the US, or if you’re already in the US and targeting Latin American markets, here’s why you should consider placing Miami at the top of your list.

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5 Signs That Your Startup Is Ready to Expand to The US

Expanding to the US is a big step for any startup -- and a big risk. Many startups fail to make this jump for a number of reasons: failure to find their target market, lack of resources, lack of investors, etc. For companies who have yet to make the leap, you have the opportunity to learn from your past, failed competitors and the time to properly evaluate your company to see if you're ready for the big move. Here are some ways to know that your startup is ready to launch in the US.

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