Andreessen Horowitz, KASZEK and monashees led a USD10m seed round for Yuno, a Colombian checkout platform, with participation from Nazca, ONEVC, Latitud and Bridge Partners. Yuno was founded by Rappi co-founder Juan Pablo Ortega. Angels participating included Simon Borrero (Rappi), Ricardo Weder (Justo), Sujay Tile (Merama), Gerry Giacoman (Clara), Enrique Villamarin (Tul), Maria Echeverri (Muni) and Daniel Bilbao (Truora).
(TechCrunch) – As the Latin American startup scene has matured, founders and executives of multibillion-dollar companies in the region have started to move on to new ventures.
On Wednesday, TechCrunch reported on Mara, a São Paulo-based startup that aims to “reinvent” the grocery shopping experience for the underserved in Latin America, and its $6 million raise. One of its co-founders is Ariel Lambrecht, who also helped start mobility startup 99, Brazil’s first unicorn.
Today, we look at Yuno, a two-month-old Colombian payments startup which has raised $10 million in a seed round of funding.
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