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Latin America’s slowing VC market hides local strength

To really understand what’s going on with Latin American venture capital funding, we have to go deeper than the regional perspective can afford us.

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Why Clocktower Technology Ventures is still bullish on Latin American fintechs

One year after Clocktower Technology Ventures (CTV) launched a fund to invest in Latin American fintechs, we discussed the fund's latest...

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5 investors explain why Latin America is poised to weather the crypto winter

From high poverty rates to low financial inclusion, there are common threads throughout LatAm that explain why trends such as play-to-earn crypto...

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VCs slow Latin American investments after blowout 2021

A report from the Latin America-focused Sling Hub platform indicates that June was a record-low result for the value of venture capital fundraising....

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Finger on your pulse: API-first startup Vivanta hopes to be Plaid for health

Mexico-based startup Vivanta lives at the intersection of healthcare and APIs. Its focus is health data, with an eye on the fact that wearables are...

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It’s correction time for Latin American VC activity

Let’s dig into the early Q2 data on venture capital investment into LatAm startups, and then discuss the halo effect — or lack thereof — of...

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For remittances, crypto is still a problem looking for a solution

Are remittance payments really ripe for crypto disruption? And can DeFi help what a16z's state of crypto report calls the "huge part of the...

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Corporate venture investors pulled back in Q1, but less than you imagined

Looking at the changing pace of CVC activity, geographic trends, and more.

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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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Why Latin America’s freight-forwarding opportunity is still attracting capital

Amid a pandemic and unrest over gasoline prices, investors are still pouring money into Latin America's logistics and shipping businesses.

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Why LatAm’s fintech boom is more than hype and superlative venture investment

Let’s explore just how much more money fintech startups in Latin America are raising this year before turning to discuss the logic behind the...

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Mexico’s fintech success: How tech is driving the population to banking

Earlier this month, Citibanamex — Mexico's second-largest bank — announced that it is building new APIs to allow fintech companies real-time...

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Latin America’s second wave of digital transformation

Over the past year, Latin America has been covered heavily in the international news as the COVID-19 pandemic led many to question our endurance in...

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Like the US, a two-tier venture capital market is emerging in Latin America

Mega-rounds are no longer an exception in Latin America; in fact, they have become a trend, with ever-larger rounds being announced over the last few...

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