Faro Capital Buys Clothing Brands Tayssir, Korda and 47 Street (en español)

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(Peru Retail) Hoping to become the main retail operator in Peru, investment fund, Faro Capital, with retail acquisition adds new brands to its portfolio. Read more

Nubelo Buys an Additional 31% of Prolancer (en español)

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(Expansión) Freelance employment portal Nubelo acquires Brazilian counterpart, Prolancer. Read more

500 Startups Closes its First Fund in Latin America and Bets on Post-Acceleration (en español)

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(Pulso Social) Three years after launching its Latin American fund known as 500 Luchadores, 500 Startups announces that it has successfully completed its investment period, with Meixco leading in number of investments and Arngeitna coming in second. Read more

Netshoes Receives US$45m Investment from Riverwood Capital & the IFC (em português)

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(E-Commerce News) Netshoes announced receiving a third investment of US$45m from Riverwood Capital, a venture capital fund specializing in technology, and the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank. Read more

Brazil’s Pitanga Invests in Argentinian Startup Stallogic (em português)

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Venture Capital fund Pitcanga invested in Stallogic, an Argentinian startup aiming to revolutionize the Satellite industry with low-cost satellite production. Read more

Jampp, created in Argentina, Raises US$7m to Accelerate Growth (en español)

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(PulsoSocial) Jampp, a leading platform for promotions and marketing of mobile apps, has raised US$7m in a Series A round, led by Highland Europe. Endeavor Catalyst, Innova and NXTP Labs were the investors that participated in the round. Read more

South Ventures Invests in Colombia’s Formafina (en español)

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(South Ventures) South Ventures participated in Formafina’s new investment round totaling US$1.5m to execute the company’s expansion in Colombia. Read more

Mexican Fund ALL Venture Partners Invests in Argentinian Start-up, Nubity (en español)

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(Venture MX) ALL Venture Partners announced the investment in technology company, Nubity. The Argentinian start-up offers monitoring and server management services through a software and easy to use platform with 24/7 availability. Some of the company’s notable clients include Cinemark in Argentina, Sony in the United States and Club Ateltico Boca Juniors. Read more

Love Mondays Receives Investment from Argentina’s Kaszek Ventures (em português)

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(Converge) Brazilian employer review site, Love Mondays, where employer reviews can be submitted anonymously, announced a first round of investments. The round was led by Argentina’s Kaszek Ventures, the fund created by Hernán Kazah and Nicolás Szekasy, co-founder and ex-CFO of Mercado Livre. Read more

Argentine Cygnus VC Fund Has Commenced Trading on Startup Stock Exchange

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(PulsoSocial) Cygnus VC and Startup Stock Exchange (SSX) announced that CygnusFund I (aurantium) has been approved and is now available for public trading under the SSX electronic market under the symbol CYGN. Read more