Latin America Digital Transformation Report

PUBLISHED: September 21, 2022 We recommend reading Atlantico’s digital transformation report to gain an overview of the tech landscape in Latam. Here are our key takeaways: ➤ Brazil’s tech ecosystem will have massive value creation as it catches up to the likes of India, China, and even the US, all of which began their journeys long […]

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

PUBLISHED: September 1, 2022 According to a recent article in Harvard Business Review telehealth can make healthcare more equitable and accessible to 78% of adults globally who own a smartphone, including those in medically underserved communities.  With telehealth at its core, our portfolio company Cardo Health is on a mission to democratize access to healthcare – starting with emerging markets. […]

Portfolio company Cardo Health launches telemedicine app Kena Health in South Africa

PUBLISHED: March 9, 2022 Digital health company Cardo Health announces today that it has launched the telemedicine app Kena Health in South Africa. For the early detection and treatment of health conditions, easy access to primary healthcare is crucial. Today, however, Africa has the lowest patient-to-doctor ratio in the world with 0.23 doctors for every 10,000 […]

Cardo Health raises USD 17.5 million to take digital health to emerging markets

PUBLISHED: January 11, 2022 Stockholm (Sweden), 11 January 2022 – Today, Cardo Health announces the closing of an over-subscribed USD 17.5 million funding round. Founded by former McKinsey Partner and European start-up practice leader Tobias Strålin, Cardo Health is on a mission to improve the health and wellbeing of millions of people in emerging markets. It […]

Joshin Raghubar joins Webrock Ventures as Partner

PUBLISHED: October 14, 2021 Welcome to our newest team member Joshin Raghubar, who has joined as Partner at Webrock Ventures Africa. Joshin is a technology and impact entrepreneur. He has founded and led several ventures in his career, both in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. He is the founder and Executive Chairperson of iKineo Ventures. He […]

Proptech company Tmpl partners with Webrock Ventures to launch a joint venture in Brazil

Tmpl, the leading digital communication platform for properties in Scandinavia, launches in partnership with Webrock Ventures, proptech Tmpl Brazil. The new venture will combine Tmpl’s property technology with Webrock Ventures’ local expertise, network access, and financing. Founded in Uppsala, Sweden in 2015, Tmpl delivers its digital communication and service solutions to well-renowned real estate companies. The […]

Webrock Ventures, Healthforce and Doktor.se launch a telehealth company in sub-Saharan Africa

PUBLISHED: June 20, 2021 Read more about the initiative in TechCrunch; www.techcrunch.com/2021/06/10/new-south-african-partnership-gets-3m-launches-telehealth-product/  and in Di Digital: https://www.di.se/digital/svenskar-tar-digital-vard-till-afrika-med-25-miljoner-pa-fickan/  May 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa – Investment firm Webrock Ventures has announced a partnership with the South African digital health company Healthforce, owned by South Africa’s leading retail pharmacy chain Dis-Chem, and Swedish health tech company Doktor.se to launch an app-based telehealth service […]

LAVCA’s 2021 Review of Tech Investment in Latin America

PUBLISHED: April 23, 2021CATEGORY: Brazil LAVCA, the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America, recently published its annual report on tech investment in Latin America. Please download the report below. Key highlights from the report: Related documents

FinanZero raises US$ 7 million in a new round led by Swedish investors

PUBLISHED: April 6, 2021 São Paulo, Brazil, April 2021–FinanZero, (finanzero.com.br), Brazil’s leading online credit marketplace, announces today that it has closed a US$ 7 million funding round in its fourth round of funding. The round was led by the Swedish investors VEF, Dunross & Co, and Atlant Fonder, all previous investors in the company. The use […]