Webrock Ventures announces today 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 in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Our portfolio company ViBe is featured in the leading business magazine in Brazil, Exame. In the article, the co-founders Ian Bonde and Ricardo Joseph talks about ViBe's success so far and its plans going forward. “The partnership with one of the European leaders in telemedicine allowed us to develop a platform that is unique in the market and is totally focused on the user."
We are proud to present our legal tech portfolio company Lexly Brazil, a pioneer in the second-largest legal market in the world. With the use of technology, Lexly is on a mission to make high-quality legal services accessible for all Brazilians.
Our fintech company FinanZero is featured in LABS, the publication for LATAM business news in English. In the article, CEO Olle Widén talks about FinanZero's growth amid the Covid-19 pandemic. “We want to have the best possible user experience, and with open banking it is easier (to have that), since the consumer will be willing to share its data,” says Widén.
Atlantico has published its Latin America Digital Transformation Report for 2020. The report reveals that while tech penetration in Latam is lower than in other regions (2.5% in Brazil compared to 39% in the US), it is growing at a faster rate and catching up fast.
MercadoJá, a Swedish-backed marketplace for financial products in Brazil, is today announcing the acquisition of Konkero, a platform for comparing financial products and personal finance options, and KeroGrana, a platform that offers personal loans online.
CoSafe Technology a leading emergency notification software company, partners with Webrock Ventures, a Brazilian focused investment firm, to establish a joint venture in Brazil. The joint venture will combine CoSafe’s security technology with Webrock Ventures’ local expertise, network access, and financing.
Fintech scale-up Qred and investment company Webrock Ventures today announce a joint venture in Brazil. Qred’s digital technology for SME lending will be combined with local expertise and financing from Webrock Ventures and Swedish investment fund manager Atlant Fonder.