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As markets shift, MercadoLibre’s falling share price shows no company is safe

What then can we learn from MercadoLibre’s earnings report and ensuing valuation decline?

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Bookaway books $35M to scale up its ground transportation booking platform

Travel and tourism are coming back online in the wake of Covid-19 restrictions getting relaxed, and today a startup tackling one part of the equation...

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Gradient Ventures backs Mentum’s goal to democratize investment services in LatAm

The company offers technology in the form of APIs and widgets that businesses can use to create investment products for their customers.

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Founded by ex-dLocal and AstroPay execs, Datanomik is bringing open banking to LatAm

a16z makes first Uruguay investment in open banking fintech Datanomik, co-founded by dLocal, AstroPay execs

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NetWalker ransomware operator extradited to the US, over $28M in bitcoin seized

A former Canadian government employee accused of carrying out dozens of ransomware attacks has been extradited to the United States, with more than...

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H Twenty Capital aims to be ‘go-to fund for pre-seed investments’ in Latin America

Venture capital continues to flow into Latin America at a staggering rate. Just over $15 billion went into startups in 2021, according to LAVCA. That...

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Ethereum developer tools platform Hardhat becomes nonprofit with donations from a16z and others

Nomic Labs, creator of popular Ethereum developer tools platform Hardhat, is becoming a nonprofit with the goal of improving the protocol’s...

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App Annie: Global app stores’ consumer spend up 19% to $170B in 2021, downloads grew 5% to 230B

Consumer spending on mobile apps reached $170 billion in 2021, according to App Annie’s newly released “State of Mobile 2022″...

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Kodland, which teaches kids digital skills, grabs $9M to scale its online coding school

London-based Kodland, which started out back in 2018 offering in-person courses for children to learn digital skills like computer programming before...

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Brazil’s Canary sings with closing of biggest fund with $100M in commitments

Canary’s first two funds each invested in approximately 50 companies and the firm's expectation is to do around the same number of first...

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Skydropx taps new funding to expand logistics automation across Latin America

The company is now profitable and grew over 300% in revenue last year. It now serves over 50,000 customers and makes more than 1.5 million deliveries...

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Tiger Global and a slew of high-profile investors make a $35M bet on LatAm fintech Pomelo

Just over five months after raising a $9 million seed funding round, Latin American fintech Pomelo announced today that it is raising $35 million in...

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China roundup: Tesla supplier CATL to buy Canada’s Millennial Lithium

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in...

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Where and when to spend your recently raised dollars

'It’s easier to raise and harder to spend these days, because there’s such a high demand for talent.'

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Foreign investors have a bigger role to play in growing Latin America’s startup ecosystem

There has been significant hype around Latin America’s startup success. For good reason, too: Startups have raised $9.3 billion in just the first...

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Belvo, LatAm’s answer to Plaid, raises $43M to scale its API for financial services

Belvo, a Latin American startup which has built an open finance API platform, announced today it has raised $43 million in a Series A round of...

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The LatAm funding boom continues as Kaszek raises $1B across a duo of funds

Long before SoftBank launched its $2 billion Innovation Fund in Latin America, and before Andreessen Horowitz began actively investing in the region,...

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Osana Salud raises $20M to build API-connected infrastructure for the LatAm healthcare industry

Osana Salud is building an API-connected infrastructure to help the Latin America's healthcare industry offer a better patient experience.

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Pomelo raises $9M to build a payments infrastructure for LatAm fintechs

Pomelo, a startup building a fintech-as-a-service platform for Latin America, has raised $9 million in a seed round of funding. The Buenos...

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With backers like Tiger Global, LatAm crypto exchange Bitso raises $250M at a $2.2B valuation

Bitso, a regulated crypto exchange in Latin America, announced today it has raised $250 million in a Series C round of funding that values the...

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Armed with $160M in funding, LatAm’s Merama enters the e-commerce land grab

Merama, a five-month old e-commerce startup focused on Latin America, announced today that it has raised $60 million in seed and Series A funding and...

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Mexican unicorn Kavak raises a $485M Series D at a $4B valuation

Kavak, the Mexican startup that’s disrupted the used car market in Mexico and Argentina, today announced its Series D of $485 million, which now...

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Nuvemshop, LatAm’s answer to Shopify, raises $90M in Accel-led Series D

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to people everywhere shopping more online, and Latin America is no exception. São Paulo-based Nuvemshop has developed...

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Mercado Libre taps Pachama to monitor and manage its $8 million investment in Latin American rainforest restoration

Mercado Libre, one of the largest e-commerce and financial services company from Latin America by market cap, has selected the startup and Y...

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Spotify expands its radio DJ-like format, Music + Talk, to global creators

Last fall, Spotify introduced a new format that combined spoken word commentary with music, allowing creators to reproduce the radio-like experience...

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Newtopia closes first fund of $50M to invest in LatAm startups

Early-stage venture capital fund Newtopia VC launched Monday with $50 million to invest in tech startups based in Latin America.

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Last-mile delivery in Latin America is ready to take off

Venture capitalists have been investing heavily in last-mile delivery over the past five years on a global scale, but Latin America has lagged behind.

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Gympass, the corporate wellness unicorn, raises a $220M series E

Gympass, the exercise and corporate wellness unicorn that originated in Brazil, today announced a $220 million Series E. The company has seen...

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