TechCrunch Juvo wants to help mobile users in emerging markets improve their financial standing by combining data and identity to provide micro-loans. The company started out by serving Latin American markets, but has been gradually expanding to other parts of the world, including Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe.
Bloomberg Transire’s costs are lower given its location in the Free Trade Zone of Manaus, a city that is the only one of its kind in Brazil, and smack in the middle of the jungle. The company, also benefiting from the nation’s worst-ever recession forcing clients to seek cheaper terminals, is working over the competition.
Nathan Lustig As one of the most challenging places to do business in the world, operating a business in Brazil is no easy feat. But for companies that do take the leap, Brazil can be the ultimate prize for anyone doing business in Latin America. Here’s an overview of the current opportunities and challenges of doing business in Brazil today.
Nathan Lustig Santiago Zavala's involvement in his own Mexico-based startup accelerator and then transitioning into running 500 Startups in Mexico has given him a wealth of experience and insight into what it takes for a startup in Latin America to be successful. It’s an intriguing conversation you won’t want to miss.