Y Combinator Doubles Down on Latin America’s Growing Tech Ecosystem

Sebastian Krestin
Jun 11 · 2 min read

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Blossoming Tech Ecosystem

Alejandro Garcia-Amaya presents at the 6th Annual Investor Forum hosted by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation.

Alejandro spoke in detail on LatAm’s connected and growing tech ecosystem and shared Nilo’s thesis to invest in Y Combinator (YC) backed Latin American tech companies.

YC Investment in LatAm Doubles in 2019

15 LatAm tech startups accepted into YC S19 batch

Before 2018, YC had only invested in 11 Latin American tech companies including Colombia’s unicorn, Rappi. This year, YC invested in 24 LatAm startups, 15 of which came from the undisclosed S19 batch alone. YC’s growing interest is one of the many encouraging signs that LatAm’s tech ecosystem is maturing.

Y Combinator investment in LatAm has more than doubled in 2019

Sectors to Keep an Eye on

Nilo Ventures

Early Stage VC Fund Investing in LatAm Tech Startups

Sebastian Krestin

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Nilo Ventures

Early Stage VC Fund Investing in LatAm Tech Startups