(Press Release) Apontador, the industry leading service that helps twenty million Latin Americans each month find and review what they need from over ten million local businesses and restaurants, is receiving fifteen million dollars from Movile, Latin America’s leading mobile commerce platform.
Movile Invests US$15m in Apontador, The Leading Local Business Reviews and Search Brand in Latin America
(E-Commerce News) Loggi, an online express delivery service that connects clients directly with messengers through a computer or cell, announced a new investment round for R$10m raised by the Venture Capital Fund Monashees Capital and Qualcomm Inc through its Venture Capital Group, Qualcomm Ventures. Read more
(Startupi) HelloFood, the busines leader for online food delivery service present in 45 countries and affiliated with brands like FoodPanda and Delivery Club, announces the acquisition of Entrega Delivery. With the entrance of Entrega Delivery, HelloFood exceeds of 2,500 restaurants with a presents in more than 30 Brazilian cities, reinforcing its growth in the country. Read more
(TechCrunch) Developing markets such as Latin America are eating up smartphone use, and a startup emerging out of Brazil is making the best use of that trend. Emprego Ligado is a job marketplace which competes with local job sites and staffing agencies for blue-collar Brazilians. In 2012, it got backing from investors including 500 Startups and Initial Capital to crack the Brazilian market. Now it’s won more firepower in the form of a US$7m in Series A funding from an international syndicate of investors including Monashees Capital, Grupo RBS e.Bricks and Qualcomm Ventures. The funding will be used for geographic expansion. Read more