Brazil Fintech boom

Brazil’s fintech boom offers new vertical opportunities for investors

Fintech is booming around the world. Global investments in fintech companies have continued to rise during the last two years. After international financing for fintech startups hit $19 billion in new funding rounds at...

South America Key To Beating Brexit Business Blues

Even now that the UK has triggered Article 50, the debate over the effects of Brexit still rages. Some have suggested that the future holds a wealth of free trade deals with the rest...
Magdalena Andersson

A Reverse-Trump Tax Plan Delivers an Economic Miracle in Sweden

High taxes, strong unions and an equal distribution of wealth. That’s the recipe for success in a globalized world, according to Magdalena Andersson, the Social Democratic economist who’s also Sweden’s finance minister. The 50-year-old has been...
Gartner Magic Quadrant

VTEX Now Ranked with Salesforce, Oracle, IBM, SAP Hybris and Magento on Gartner’s Magic...

VTEX Cloud Commerce Platform is now one of the newest entrants on Gartner's Magic Quadrant 2017, published by the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, placing them in direct competition with companies...

e-Estonia, an example for all nations

The past week I had the opportunity to visit Estonia for the first time. Estonia sits in the northern region of Europe with various terrains that give rise to a few hundreds of islands...
Richard Branson is coming to mega-event in Brazil

Richard Branson comes to Brazil in May for a mega-event in São Paulo

The British tycoon Richard Branson will be landing in Brazil in the coming weeks to be a keynote speaker in a mega-event in São Paulo, Brazil. The founder of the Virgin group is a confirmed presence among...
Uber

Brazil Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber and Other Taxi Apps

Brazil's lower house of Congress voted Tuesday to give cities greater power to regulate ride-hailing app Uber and other transportation apps, paving the way for local governments to charge taxes, require insurance and pension...
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HOTSHOTS: Meet EasySize

If you work in e-commerce, you are probably familiar with one of the major problems in fashion e-commerce: rate of items returned. Successful e-commerce websites understand how customer's satisfaction is a major asset and they...
Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a swearing ceremony for the newly-named Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes and Justice Minister Osmar Serraglio, at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 7, 2017

Brazil’s President Launches $15 Bi Infrastructure Concession Plan

Brazil's President Michel Temer launched an infrastructure concessions program on Tuesday that he said should raise 45 billion reais ($14.43 billion) in investment in building and operating roads, port terminals, railways and power transmission...
Adobe's big plans for Brazil

Adobe’s big plans for Brazil

Adobe is looking to widen its user base in Brazil and boost the uptake of its marketing products as local organizations enhance their customer experience capabilities as part of digital transformation plans. Just as in...

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