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.

Growing demand for blockchain in Argentina

According to recent reporting on Argentina Reports, there is a growing demand for blockchain and cryptocurrencies in Argentina. Increasingly there is greater interest in blockchain from the public, with the government this past month announcing a partnership to invest in blockchain startups. Wrote CoinDesk, “The government of Argentina is set to invest in early-stage blockchain startups backed