August 06, 2021 #ChileDiverse

This startup accelerator aims to be Latin America's Y Combinator

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Latin America's tech scene is growing. There is no denying the rapid pace of growth in the region, with record amounts of transactions recorded in 2020, and over $4 billion in capital raised, all despite the COVID-19 pandemic. As the regional ecosystem matures, local founders, advisors and investors are playing a larger role in supporting the next wave of innovation. One such player, the Chile-based Platanus Ventures accelerator program, strives to discover and help create local companies that solve local problems. I spoke with the Platanus Ventures team and their portfolio companies to learn more about the opportunity they are pursuing and why they are uniquely positioned to succeed.

Author: Jonathan Moed

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