Uruguay’s Tokai Ventures Celebrates First Exit: Micropagos

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(Pulso Social)There’s some especially good news coming out of the Uruguayan entrepreneurial ecosystem today. Micropagos, a provider of B2B mobile financial services, has reached the milestone of having nearly 20% of Uruguay’s population on its platform. Moreover, it has been acquired by IN Switch, a provider of mobile added value solutions with a presence in over 15 countries all over the globe. Read more

Space Monkey Moves Manufacture from Shanghai to Guadalajara

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(Press Release) Space Monkey today announced that the manufacture of its 1TB cloud storage devices will move from Shanghai, China to facilities in Guadalajara, Mexico. The move enables efficiencies of communication, travel and shipping for the Utah­‐based company, and is expected to lower overall manufacturing costs. In tandem, the company announced a new round of funding led by Alta Ventures Mexico, which will help fuel growth of the service internationally. Read more

Latin American E-Commerce Giant to Acquire 2 Real Estate Sites

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(Dealbook) The Latin American e-commerce giant MercadoLibre has acquired VMK, a holding company that owns two major real estate websites, the companies are expected to announce on Wednesday. Read more

Mexican Healthcare IT Business HDS Secures US$25m Investment from Northgate

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(Alt Assets) Private equity firm Northgate Capital has invested US$25m in Mexican healthcare IT business Health Digital Systems SAPI de CV, to fund its international expansion and accelerate its product development. Read more

Private-Equity General Atlantic Close to First Investment in Mexico

(WSJ) U.S.-based private-equity fund General Atlantic is close to making its first acquisition in Mexico, building on several years of experience in Brazil. Read More at WSJ

Carrot Receives US$2m Investment from Venture Partners Mexico

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(Press Release) Venture Partners Mexico led successfully the Series B capital round in Carrot of MXN$26m (US$2m). Along with Venture Partners Mexico, Auria Capital and its founders, Mexico Ventures, a government-backed fund, made its first investment in the car-sharing company recognizing the opportunity it presents within the Mexican market. Read more

OQVestir Receives Third Round of Investments from TMG Capital (em português)

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(Startupi) OQVestir, the leading online store for female luxury fashion, received its third investment of US$30m in a round that included funding from TMG Capital. Previous rounds included investments from Kaszek Ventures and Tiger Global. The objective of the new round is to continue with its plans for expansion. Read more

Pacific Rubiales Announces Closing of US$385m Sale of its OCENSA Pipeline Interest

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(WSJ) Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp announced today the closing of the previously announced sale of its 5% interest and transportation rights in the Oleoducto Central S.A. (OCENSA) oil pipeline in Colombia for a total cash consideration of U.S.$385m to a consortium led by Darby Private Equity, the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments. Read more

A5 Internet Invests $US5m in E2E

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(Press Release) A5 Internet Investments, an investment company in web business headed by entrepreneur Paul Humberg, has just made a contribution of US$5m to e-commerce fashion platform, E2E. Read more

Project A Ventures Invests R$800k in Intelipost (em português)

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(Startupi) The Project A Ventures today announced its 5th investment in Brazil. The company that received the contribution of R$800k was Intelipost, a new startup that provides business e-commerce software. Read more