"information technology" Category
SoftBank Invests in Brazil With $100 Million E-Commerce Bet

SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund has invested $100 million in Brazil-based delivery startup Loggi, betting on the county’s rapid e-commerce growth.

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Amazon Is Working on Brazil Logistics Pilot Project Inc. is working on a pilot logistics project in Brazil with Goldman Sachs-backed CargoX, a person familiar said.

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Nubank: Driving Financial Services Competition In Brazil

Brazilian fintech Nubank is pressing ahead with the expansion of its foothold in the local financial services landscape while helping to drive more sector competition and better deals for consumers.

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Siemens launches innovation center for livestock in Brazil

Siemens has launched a technology innovation center geared at the livestock segment in Brazil.

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Telecom Italia Considers Bidding for Nextel in Brazil

Telecom Italia SpA’s unit in Brazil is considering bidding for the country’s fifth-largest wireless carrier, Nextel Telecomunicacoes Ltda., to boost its market share and gain spectrum in some metropolitan areas, people familiar with the matter said.

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How Brazilian Firms Are Tackling The Digital Skills Gap

Brazilian businesses are struggling to find skilled professionals to work on digital transformation projects - and are having to seek creative alternatives to source these talents.

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Brazil IT firm Tivit resumes IPO plans

SAO PAULO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian information technology provider Tivit Terceirização de Processos, Serviços e Tecnologia SA has hired banks to resume plans for an initial public offering, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

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Founders of Brazil’s Largest Ride-Hailing App Turn to Scooters

The scooter craze is coming to Brazil. Yellow Soluções de Mobilidade Ltda., a Brazilian bike- and scooter-sharing startup, raised $63 million as the company aims for expansion throughout Latin America.

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Facebook backs new Brazil-Argentina submarine cable

Facebook is backing the construction of a submarine cable system that will link Brazil and Argentina and enhance connectivity between the Southern Cone and the United States.

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Creating start-ups against the odds in Brazil

Colombian entrepreneur David Velez co-founded a digital bank in Brazil in 2013 around the same time similar ideas started to crop up in the US and the UK.

He was strongly advised by his friends to give up on the idea.

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