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Latin America’s entrepreneurs are solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges, yet there is only minimal English language coverage of the region’s booming startup ecosystem. As a result, we’ve brought together all the news from Latin America in an even more accessible format.

LatamList Espresso is your weekly shot of news on the latest startup, venture capital, and tech news in Latin America. Hosted by Josefina Dominguez Iino, Editor at LatamList, this podcast summarizes the biggest headlines of the week with additional insights from founders, investors, and other key players in Latin America.

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Latin America’s entrepreneurs are solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges, yet there is only minimal English language coverage of the region’s booming startup ecosystem. As a result, we’ve brought together all the news from Latin America in an even more accessible format.

LatamList Espresso is your weekly shot of news on the latest startup, venture capital, and tech news in Latin America. Hosted by Josefina Dominguez Iino, Editor at LatamList, this podcast summarizes the biggest headlines of the week with additional insights from founders, investors, and other key players in Latin America.

    Interview with Chazki on its merger with Lok. OCN raises $86M, Ep 176

    Interview with Chazki on its merger with Lok. OCN raises $86M, Ep 176

    This week’s Espresso covers news from Caliza, Vammo, Nomad, and more!

    Outline of this episode:

    [00:27] – Caliza raises $8.5M pre-Series A round[00:43] – Vammo raises $5.4M in debt and equity[00:58] – Nomad acquires Melhor Câmbio for $550K[01:09] – Chazki merges with Lok[01:19] – Interview with Gonzalo Begazo, CEO and co-founder of Chazki[05:15] – Popular Power raises $875K [05:30] – Meu Pescado raises $420K for expansion[05:48] – NetLex raises $24M in Series B round[06:01] – CTA Smart raises $2.9M to expand internationally[06:17] – OCN raises $86M between debt and equity in Series A roundResources & people mentioned:
    Startups: Caliza,  Vammo, Nomad, Melhor Câmbio, Chazki, Lok, Popular Power, Meu Pescado, NetLex, CTA Smart, Link2Pump, OCN VCs:  Initialized Capital, EXT Capital, Aimorés Investimentos, Incubate Fund, Riverwood Capital, Invisto, Indicator Capital, Caravela Capital.

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    Eden raises $10M led by Sierra Ventures, Ep 175

    Eden raises $10M led by Sierra Ventures, Ep 175

    This week’s Espresso covers news from Bucksapp, Realize, Moffin, and more!


    Outline of this episode:
    [00:27] – Bucksapp lands $1M in pre-seed[00:43] – Realize secures $300K from Investidores.vc[00:55] – Moffin raises $2.1M seed round[01:16] – Perhaps raises $1.7M pre-seed round[01:29] – Bits raises $330K to enhance AI use[01:43] – Eden raises $10M led by Sierra Ventures.[01:53] – Avra raised $2M in a round led by MAYA Capital[02:08] – Overview of Cali’s entrepreneurial ecosystem[02:20] – Latamlist Roundup July 1st - July 15th
    Resources & people mentioned:Startups: Bucksapp, Realize, Moffin, Perhaps, Bits, EdenVCs: iThink VC, BuenTrip Ventures, Investidores.vc, Accion Venture Lab,  Chile Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Quintal, Levain Ventures, Sierra Ventures

    • 3 min
    Stori to inject $383M into Mexico operations, Ep 174

    Stori to inject $383M into Mexico operations, Ep 174

    This week’s Espresso covers news from Stori, Aleph, Alume, and more!

    Outline of this episode:
    [00:27] – Stori to inject $383M into Mexico operations[00:45] – Aleph acquires Entravision Global Partners[01:04] –Brazilian fintech Alume raises $7M [01:15] – Pipeimob raises $455K pre-seed round led by DOMO.VCResources & people mentioned:Startups: Stori, Aleph, Alume, PipeimobVCs: ABSeed Ventures, Credit Saison, DOMO.VCOrganizations: Entravision Communications Corporation

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    CRMBonus raises $10M in a Series B extension round, Ep 173

    CRMBonus raises $10M in a Series B extension round, Ep 173

    This week’s Espresso covers news from Retorna, ProNuvo, CRMBonus, and more!

    Outline of this episode:
    [00:27] – Retorna raises $1.2M[00:36] – ProNuvo raises $2M from the IFC[00:51] – CRMBonus raises $10M in a Series B extension round[01:02] – Nubank acquires Hyperplane[01:15] – OmniK raises $1.2M from ABSeed Ventures[01:26] – Latamlist Roundup June 16th - July 1st
    Resources & people mentioned:Startups: Retorna, Pronuvo, CRMBonus, NubankVCs: Impacta VC, Amplifica, Morro Ventures, Colectivo Jaguara, Vivo Ventures, Industry VenturesInstitutions: International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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    Celcoin raises $120M in Series C round, Ep 172

    Celcoin raises $120M in Series C round, Ep 172

    This week’s Espresso covers news from Clip, Finsus, Prometeo, and more!

    Outline of this episode:
    [00:27] – Mexican unicorn Clip lands $100M in funding[00:42] – Celcoin raises $120M in Series C round[01:00] – Finsus acquires Distrito Pyme and launches Digital Credit[01:13] – Prometeo launches account validation in the US[01:33] – Mercado Diferente raises $1.6M in a pre-Series A round[01:47] – Konsi lands $1M seed round[01:58] – iFood launches iFood Pago[02:11] – Kilimo raises $7.5M in Series A round[02:23] – Ximple lands $2.7M in pre-seed
    Resources & people mentioned:Startups: Clip, Finsus, Prometeo, Celcoin, Mercado Diferente, Konsi, Kilimo, iFood Pago, XimpleVCs: Morgan Stanley Tactical Value,  Summit Partners, Innova Capital, Collaborative Fund. Caravela Capital, Valutia, Emerald Technology Ventures, Boost Capital Partners, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Graph Ventures, 99 Startups, Lotux.VC.

    • 3 min
    Félix secures $15.5M Series A, Ep 171

    Félix secures $15.5M Series A, Ep 171

    This week’s Espresso covers news from FarmaLoop, Litipay, LogShare, and more!


    Outline of this episode:
    [00:28 ] – FarmaLoop raises $900K[00:38] – Félix secures $15.5M Series A[00:59] – Belo introduces ACH dollar transfers into its digital wallets[01:16] – Shinkansen closes investment from Krealo[01:32] – Litipay raises $1.4M from SRM Ventures[01:44] – Moonflow raises $1.74M in a seed round[01:44] – Interview with Facundo Turconi[01:57] – A de Agro and Bart merge to launch Sette[02:14] – LogShare raises $2.4M seed round[02:27] – a55 raises investment from Paysecure[02:41] – Tul merges with Sooper[02:58] – Latamlist Roundup June 1st - June 15th
    Resources & people mentioned:Startups: FarmaLoop, Félix, Belo, Shinkansen, Litipay, Moonflow, A de Agro, Bart Digital, Sette, LogShare, a55, Tul, SooperVCs: Amarena VC, Castle Island Ventures, TheVentureCity, Krealo, SRM Ventures, ONEVC, PaysecureInstitutions: Banco de Crédito del Perú

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