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SoftBank makes a huge bet on Latin America – TechCrunch

Rappi represents a new era for Latin American technology startups. Based in Bogotá, Colombia, the on-demand delivery startup has taken…

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Sequoia reveals first cohort for its ‘Surge’ accelerator program in India and Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Back in January, Sequoia India announced plans for its first early-stage startup accelerator program in India and Southeast Asia, and…

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Ro, a direct-to-consumer online pharmacy, reaches $500M valuation – TechCrunch

Venture capitalists have valued direct-to-consumer telehealth business Ro at $500 million with an $85 million Series B financing, sources confirm…

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India’s Cashfree raises $5.5M from Korea’s Smilegate, Y Combinator and others – TechCrunch

Cashfree, an India-based startup that specializes in making corporate banking services more accessible and easier to use, has closed a…

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Jumia files for IPO, OneFi acquires Amplify, FlexClub expands in Mexico – TechCrunch

Less than a decade ago IPOs, acquisitions, and global expansion by African startups were more possibility than reality. March saw…

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A much-needed unicorn IPO update – TechCrunch

As I’m sure everyone reading this knows, female-founded businesses receive just over 2 percent of venture capital on an annual…