Start-Up Chile The S Factory, the pre acceleration program of Start-Up Chile for female founders, will open a new application process this March 14 - 28. Selected startups will receive $10 million Chilean pesos equity free and a 4 months of pre acceleration.
Miami Herald eMerge Americas, Miami’s homegrown technology conference now heading into its fourth year, is accepting applications for the June event’s Startup Showcase, which brings together 125 startups from around the world to exhibit. Finalists will pitch their ideas on stage for the chance to win up to $175K.
IDG Connect In Latin America, the opportunity to bring fintech services to a previously ignored segment of the market is huge but while fintech startups in Latin America are plentiful, many are still struggling to gain traction.
Americas Quarterly Understanding the urgency of keeping this tech talent at home, governments and private entities in the region are taking steps to do so. Progress has been made in the past decade but there is still room for improvement.
Medium According to Matt Pasienski of Wizeline, if access to engineers is the determining factor in growth, Mexico should have around 20 unicorns. Mexico has zero unicorns. Read his suggestions for how startups can scale in the region.
The Indian Economist Latin America's startup culture has caught the attention of the world for all the reasons - both right and wrong. Can this attention be capitalized on and translated into sustainable economic growth?