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 people, compared to […]
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 has embarked on […]
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.
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.
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.