Latin American Tech Growth Coalition members are leading global and Latin American tech companies and investors with a common goal of advancing high growth startups in Latin America. The Tech Growth Coalition was inaugurated in 2018 during a record-breaking year of investment in Latin American startups, alongside the expansion of key global players in the region and the emergence of tech 🦄 unicorns.
Founding members include Google, Facebook, Telefonica Open Innovation, Qualcomm Ventures, Globant, Movile, KIO Networks, and Riverwood Capital.
Since the C19 pandemic began, Tech Growth Coalition members have stepped up with relief efforts in Latin America and globally, through a combination of capital-infused initiatives (including grants and donations), strategic partnerships, and lending tech infrastructure support.
Read full article on Tech Growth Coalition updates and relief efforts here.
The Tech Growth Coalition supports the expansion of LAVCA’s research and engagement with the region’s vibrant tech innovators through access to relevant information, dissemination of best practices, and facilitation of valuable networks among startups, investors, and tech companies.
CONTENT & ACTIVITIES INCLUDES:
Mapping of Latin American tech startups with US$1m+ in institutional funding
Investor lists and directories including mappings of global and local investors and top women in tech
LAVCA data including investment trends and insights on top sectors, most active players, and leading deals, as well as LAVCA’s Inaugural Survey of Latin American Startups
Integration of leading entrepreneurs into LAVCA’s investor meetings and programs (by invitation)
Support of regulatory and policy initiatives that benefit the entire tech ecosystem, from tech investors to early-stage startups to leading tech giants.
New York, April 4, 2018 – The Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) announced the launch of the Latin American Tech Growth Coalition, with founding participants Google, Facebook, Qualcomm Ventures, Movile, Globant, Riverwood Capital, and Telefonica OpenFuture_.