Posts tagged startups in latin america
8 Startups Reducing Violence Against Women in Latin America

#NiUnaMenos. This hashtag galvanized a movement across Latin America to push back against gender-based violence and “machista” culture. As the US tackles the #MeToo movement, the #TimesUp protest, and the bro culture of Silicon Valley, Latin America’s tech ecosystem is fighting its own battle against female discrimination.

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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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Meet the 12 Startup Finalists of Seedstars World Latin America

The largest global competition for startups in emerging markets, Seedstars World, is bringing together the best entrepreneurs from 12 Latin American countries November 28 - December 2, 2016, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Meet the 12 entrepreneurs that will present their businesses and discuss the challenges and opportunities of launching a startup in Latin America. 

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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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