Latin American startups featured in Silicon Valley titan’s latest report

This past week Silicon Valley Founder introduced its 10 Year Impact Report, featuring insights on its Latin American startups, among other topics. Highlighted in the report were: ComparaMejor, startup based in Colombia’s capital that was acquired in September of 2018. Polen, Brazilian platform to facilitate connections between waste creators and those that can use the materials,

Multinational in Colombia partners on new blockchain venture

Several blockchain industry veterans today announce the launch of Talos Enterprise Blockchain, a new service aimed at assisting enterprises looking to make digital transformations on the blockchain. The team at the helm of the new product launch includes Michael Luna, the former CTO at Jawbone and named on more than 117 issued U.S. patents. Luna

Startup Mi Dulce Hogar launches in Mexico City

Startup Mi Dulce Hogar, which provides home cleaning services, has announced its launch in Mexico City. The company has already booked over 28,000 work appointments across the country. Launched four years ago in Guadalajara, the platform allows individuals to schedule cleaning appointments for their homes. Although there are other apps in the market, a key

NBA Star organizes innovation challenge in Latin America

An event founded by NBA basketball player Pau Gasol, Dream Big Challenge, was organized for the first time in Latin America this past week in Medellin, Colombia. Dream Big Challenge was started last year and was founded to give value to the youth in order to help build the future. The program offers a 3

Panama-based GITP Ventures announces Arlene investment

Panama-based GITP Ventures, an investment firm with offices in Colombia, in April announced its investment into startup Arlene. Arlene is an advertisement monetization platform that brings together publisher supply and advertiser demand, presenting a marketplace across ad placements. In particular the platform is focusing on the XR space. The startup has raised $250,000 since its founding.