With COVID-19 still running wild around the globe, a new era has come in 2020, which has forever changed the world we used to know. Although at some point during the long quarantines it looked as if everything would be digital going forward, it now seems that this time is…


2020 has been a transformative year for many industries. A global pandemic has had a profound impact on our interactions and the way we consume products and services. …


Most entrepreneurs from Latin America dream of taking their companies to Silicon Valley in California. They don’t dream of having to comply with California Privacy Rights Act.

While the world waited to see who won the 2020 election in the United States, few commentators noticed that voters in California approved…


LatamListRuna, a human resources software solution designed for SMEs in Latin America, released the findings of a new survey “The Future of Work in Latin America” to understand how HR professionals, including directors, managers, coordinators, and Human Resource Business Partners (HRBPs), are dealing with the impact of COVID-19…


LatamListCelcoin, a Brazilian fintech, launched its open banking services which will be operational from November 30th. The fintech developed its online banking tools following a $4.3M (R$23M) funding round in October.

Celcoin is an online platform that uses API technology to help company’s manage and centralize their clients’…


“When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” It is a famous quote attributed to John F. Kennedy, and while not true, it’s a great conversation opener. Undeniably, a crisis presents opportunities; we now have seen for months…


LatamListUber and Kavak partner to offer Uber drivers in Mexico used-cars to purchase. The scheme aims to create better working conditions for employees and greater flexibility through ownership of their own vehicle.

The majority of Uber drivers rent the car in which they work. The partnership aims to…


LatamListFacio, a Brazilian fintech, raised a $5M Seed round led by Monashees and ONEVC. Other investors in the round included angel investors Igor Marchesini of SumUp, Gabriel Braga of QuintoAndar, and Michael Seibel, CEO of YCombinator.

Facio is a digital finance platform that facilitates payroll loans for low-income…


Latin America’s largely cash-based economy presents a challenge for fintech companies. The cultural preference for cash payments can become an obstacle in gaining customers for platforms that manage digital payments. However, the pandemic has helped accelerate the adoption of fintech solutions as people seek contactless forms of making transactions.

The…


LatamListolist, a Brazilian e-commerce platform, raised a $58M (R$310M) Series D funding round led by SoftBank Latin American Fund. Other investors in the round include Valor Capital, Peninsula, VELT Partners, FJ Labs, and angel investor Kevin Efrusy.

Olist is an online sales platform that incorporates market intelligence technology…

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