May 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in May: May 27 São Paulo-based protech startup Quinto Andar closed a $300 million Series E led by Silicon Valley-based Ribbit Capital. With the new funds, the company now is valued at $4 billion. May 24 Latin America pioneer tech VCs Hernan Kazah and Nicolas…

Brian Requarth, Founder of Latitud

In 2003, Brian Requarth got in his car and drove from his hometown in California to Costa Rica, crisscrossing through Mexico and Central America, eventually making his way to Colombia. It was a life-changing 6-month experience that made him fall in love with LatAm and identify unique opportunities for businesses in the region. After starting…

April 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in April: April 29 Some new Brazilian names have joined the global superrich, and their ascent to fortune amid bleak times is a tale of a nation in transition. New faces at the top are part of an emerging economy built on digital technology and…