February 2017
NXTP Regional Fintech Acceleration Program: applications are open

  NXTP Labs announces the opening of its applications for Fintech Acceleration Regional Program 2017. The program, that will take place for the third time in Latin America, will provide mentoring, visibility and acceleration for startups in order to turn them into the most innovative and disruptive solutions for the Finance and banking industries in the region. This year’s edition will be developed in 4

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December 2016
NXTP Fintech Conference closes with investment  announcement from IFC

Buenos Aires, December 2016 NXTP Labs Fintech Conference gathered more than 400 bank industry and financial benchmarks, entrepreneurs and FinTech investors. For the second year in a row, Fintech innovators of Latin America were given the space to share their experience and promote innovation in a full day of keynotes, panels and networking framed the closing of the Fintech Regional Accelerator Program 2016. The conference

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November 2016
Launch of ARCAP and appointment of its new authorities

On September 28, 2016, ARCAP, the Argentine Private Equity, Venture, and Seed Capital Association (ARCAP) (Asociación Argentina de Capital Privado, Emprendedor y Semilla, ARCAP)’ was launched by a group of distinguished local industry professionals. This association aims to: Promote the economic development of the country by fostering local and international private equity investing. Boost investments in all sectors of Argentina’s economy. Generate and publish studies

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October 2016
Koibanx wins an award for the best international blockchain solution in Moscow

On September 22nd, as part of the IASP World Conference, the Moscow government  and the Skolkovo Foundation presented the OIMP,  Open Innovation Market Place  a contest aimed to find the best 50 startups in areas as  eHealth, Cleantech, Industry, Smart Society, Technology, Governance, etc. Koibanx,  startup part of NXTP Labs Portfolio, was selected as the startup with the best blockchain solution, thanks to their Tokkenit product and other corporate solutions for finance inclusion and microfinances. Gabriel

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Oct
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São Paulo,  11/11/2014. Brasil Econômico - Guillermo Arslanian (E.) e Guillermo Freire (D). Foto - Piervi Fonseca / Agência O Dia

Trocafone, a startup part of NXTP Labs portfolio,  just raised $7 million for its services buying, refurbishing, and re-selling smartphones across Latin America. The company’s journey began with an armed robbery in Argentina. In 2013, Guillermo Freire had just returned to Buenos Aires armed with a newly minted MBA from MIT, a laptop, a (newish) cell phone, and a desire to build a successful business in Latin

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Oct
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September 2016
Agrofy,  part of NXTP Labs Portfolio,   closes a new funding round totaling U$1M

Agrofy, the agrobusiness platform keeps on growing exponentially. Ever since its launch in November 2015, the value of the listed products has exceeded U$350M and business contacts which amount to U$250M are made monthly. In order to consolidate its growth in Argentina and organize the Brazilian launch, Agrofy has closed a new funding round totaling U$1M. After the U$5k angel funding, this is the second U$1M round that the

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August 2016
See who won the Pitch Competitions in both Argentina and Uruguay: Kilimo & Rural

We made an interview of each of the winners of the Pitch Competitions developed at our final Conferences. Jairo Trad, CEO of Kilimo, winner of the 1st place of the Pitch Competition in the Buenos Aires edition. How do you feel after winning the 1st place in the Pitch Competition? What are your expectations for your trip to St. Louis and what are Kilimo’s growth

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Aug
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Final Conference of the ‘AgroTech Río de la Plata Acceleration Program’ in Buenos Aires

The final Conference of the ‘AgroTech Río de la Plata Acceleration Program’, Buenos Aires edition, took place at the city’s Grain Stock Exchange on August 11th. With a full house auditorium, the opening words were by Ricardo Valderrama, CEO of the Grain Stock Exchange of Buenos Aires; followed by Esteban Campero, Entrepreneur Under-Secretary of the Argentine Ministry of Production; and Marta Cruz, NXTP Labs’ co-founder.

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Aug
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Final Conference of the ‘AgroTech Río de la Plata Acceleration Program’ in Montevideo

The final Conference of the ‘AgroTech Río de la Plata Acceleration Program’, a unique event for the region, had 2 editions, the first in Montevideo on August 9th, the second in Buenos Aires on August 11th. The Conferece in Uruguay was set at LatU’s main stage, with an audience of more than 200. The speakers that assisted were from the utmost level of experience in

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Aug
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July 2016
S4 raises $1.2 million from Syngenta and Cultivation Capital

 S4, part of NXTP Labs portfolio, raised $1.2 million funding round led by Syngenta Ventures, the startup investment arm of ag giant Syngenta, and St. Louis-based Cultivation Capital. The company, led by CEO Diego Steverlynck, provides risk management solutions to financial, agribusiness and farming clients through its algorithms. Essentially, the company gathers data and analytics that can predict the agricultural performance of land. S4 was

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July 2016

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