Integra Five January 21, 2022

Gaming a Sector to Watch in Latin America This week the Microsoft Activision Blizzard deal was all the buzz given its $74 billion bid. Gaming is big business and emerging markets are making a large contribution to the space. According to Fortune, the global gaming market size is expected to gain momentum by reaching $545.98 […]

LATAM Five July 9, 2021

Z1, the Brazilian GenZers Fintech, raises $2.5 million Z1, a Sao Paulo-based digital bank aimed at Latin American GenZers, has raised $2.5 million in a round led by U.S.-based Homebrew. A number of other investors also participated in the financing including Clocktower Ventures, Mantis – the VC firm owned by The Chainsmokers, Goodwater, Gaingels, Soma […]

LATAM Five June 25, 2021

Colombian Proptech, Habi’s, raises $100 Million Series B Habi, a real estate startup digitizing home buying and selling for Colombia’s middle class, announces it has raised $100 million of equity in a Series B funding, marking the largest round raised by a female CEO across Latin America. In Colombia, a country where few online listing […]

Brazil: Big drawdowns, bigger opportunities

Prior to the arrival of COVID-19 and an external oil shock, the Brazilian economy was  already struggling. However, the Bolsonaro administration and Finance Minister Paulo Guedes were  registering big wins in  their mission to cut bureaucracy and liberalize the economy. In this paper we present a broad overview of the many factors currently contributing to […]