With 17 short-haul aircraft based in Peru and Colombia, discounter Viva Air is far from Latin America’s biggest airline group. But the company, which With fewer than 20 short-haul aircraft based in Peru and Colombia — Viva Air is far from Latin America’s biggest airline group. But the company, which recently changed CEOs and will soon receive the first of 50 new Airbus A320s, is seeking to disrupt the industry in another way — by focusing on digital strategy.
LatAm List - The Latin American ecosystem has hit an inflection point. The record-breaking deals that made headlines in September led into an equally exciting October. The biggest investments of the past six weeks total to more than US$853M, more than total VC investment in Latin American startups in all of 2016. And if you include the Cornershop…
Fledgling startup Redeemy is the solitary Colombian representative at A-tech conference in Aruba at the end of this month. The company will now have a chance to pitch to investors in the island to grow their company beyond their three-person crew in Bogotá.
Jooycar, the leading Connected Car and Insurtech platform in Latin America has closed a $3 million investment HCS Capital Partners, a Miami-based private equity and operating firm. The investment will help Jooycar for its ambitious international expansion to the U.S. and across Latin America. This InsurTech investment marks the most recent for HCS, as they continue to deploy capital from their Tech Fund 1 into InsurTech and FinTech opportunities in the U.S. and South America.
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