rappi News of 09/23/19
The Emergence Of Super Apps In Latin America
Thiago Paiva Contributor Share on Twitter Thiago Paiva is a fintech entrepreneur, writer and investor. He is the co-founder of Liquia Digital Assets , an investment platform for international ...
GitHub Adds 21 New Partners To Its Free Student Developer Pack
For a few years now, GitHub has been running a program that gives students around the world free access to GitHub Pro and various free and discounted services from other partners as part of its GitHub Education program. In total, over 1.5 ...
How ‘Ghost Work’ In Silicon Valley Pressures The Workforce, With Mary Gray
The phrase “pull yourself up by your own bootstraps” was originally meant sarcastically. It’s not actually physically possible to do — especially while wearing Allbirds and having just fallen off a Bird scooter in downtown San ...
Y Combinator-Backed Trella Brings Transparency To Egypt’S Trucking And Shipping Industry
Y Combinator has become one of the key ways that startups from emerging markets get the attention of American investors. And arguably no clutch of companies has benefitted more from Y Combinator’s attention than startups from emerging markets ...
Visa Pitches A Program Offering Fintechs Faster Market Access Through An Ecosystem Of Partners
Visa is pitching a new way for startups in the fintech space to get to market faster by using its rails and a group of pre-approved partners. The Fast Track program, a variant of an investment commitment and ecosystem of services the company has ...
From Seed To Series A: Scaling A Startup In Latin America Today
Nathan Lustig Contributor Nathan Lustig is an entrepreneur and managing partner at Magma Partners , a seed-stage investment fund in Santiago, Chile. More posts by this contributor Latin America’s Movile is ...
The Stanford Connections Behind Latin America’S Multi-Billion Dollar Startup Renaissance
The houses along the tree-lined blocks of Josina Avenue in Palo Alto, with their big back yards, swimming pools and driveways are about as far removed from the snarls of traffic, sputtering diesel engines, and smoggy air of South America’s major ...
SoftBank Makes A Huge Bet On Latin America
Rappi represents a new era for Latin American technology startups. Based in Bogotá, Colombia, the on-demand delivery startup has taken the region by storm, attracting a record amount of venture capital funding in mere months. Today marks the ...
Bringing Affiliate Marketing And Outsourced Customer Acquisition To Brazil Nets Escale $22.6 Million
Despite not being Brazilian and having their first exposure to the country only a few years ago, the two co-founders of Escale have managed to raise $22.6 million for their company, which provides customer acquisition services to companies in ...