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Siigo Expands Latin American Presence to Uruguay By Joining Forces with Memory

2020-11-20T15:32:23-03:00November 20, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Siigo, the leading ERP software company for small- and medium-businesses (SMBs) in Colombia, today announced that it has joined forces with Memory, a leading ERP provider for SMBs in Uruguay. This acquisition marks Siigo's second geographic expansion in less than three months, after acquiring Contífico, ERP software provider in Ecuador in August 2020. Siigo received [...]

Uruguay’s unified response to COVID-19 has helped it avoid the same fate as its neighbours

2020-11-09T13:36:39-03:00November 10, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , |

There's a national proverb that sums up the democratic spirit of Uruguay: "Where nobody is better than anybody else". When I was moving back to Australia from South America in 2013, this small liberal country introduced same-sex marriage, tackled complex issues like the legalisation of marijuana and then rounded out the year by celebrating the [...]

Uruguay has it’s first unicorn company

2020-10-27T10:59:38-03:00October 13, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Made In, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , |

The fintech company dLocal was valued at over USD 1 billion, reflecting the potential of Uruguay's digital services sector. With a global approach, a vocation for innovation, and young talent as its main distinctive features, the Uruguayan fintech dLocal became the first Uruguayan unicorn company. This is a rating that emerging businesses receive when they exceed a valuation of [...]

Zara (Inditex) Picks dLocal to Support e-Commerce Operations in Uruguay and Paraguay

2020-09-01T16:12:59-03:00September 1, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , , |

dLocal’s platform accepts local payments in Uruguay and Paraguay, providing a seamless experience for customers. dLocal, an award-winning fintech company that specializes in cross-border payments for emerging markets, announced today that it is supporting Zara’s e-commerce operations in Uruguay and Paraguay through the use of its payments platform. This provides an enhanced online shopping experience [...]

Uruguay: a Tiny Country Turned Mighty Nearshore Outsourcing Hub

2020-08-19T16:07:49-03:00August 19, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Rankings|Tags: , , |

Uruguay might not come immediately to mind when it comes to Latin American nearshore powerhouses, yet its potential, talented pool of developers and facilities for foreign companies has definitely made this little South American destination worth a more thorough look. Discover what has earned Uruguay the nickname “The Silicon Valley of South America” and what [...]

YVY Life Sciences, A Cannabis Success Story In Uruguay

2020-08-17T12:56:15-03:00August 17, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , |

Green open spaces and sunshine. The dream of the countryside. The longing for a quiet life: fresh air, slow times, calm. Thus, in that search, a couple of serial entrepreneurs - her an Uruguayan, him a South African - settled in Canelones, in rural Montevideo, and founded YVY Life Science, a medical cannabis company that [...]

Building Back Better – Greening dairy production in the Santa Lucia watershed of Uruguay

2020-07-16T17:38:59-03:00July 16, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines, Health, Science and Technology, Made In|Tags: , |

In the days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when hardship and uncertainty have hit many economic sectors around the world, including meat and dairy production, Uruguay’s management of a previous crisis lends hope for a sustainable recovery. Uruguay, a country of 3.5 million people, produces enough milk to supply about 20 million people and is a [...]

The biologist on the hunt for extracellular ribosomes

2020-06-24T12:46:28-03:00June 24, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , , |

A serendipitous finding led Juan Pablo Tosar to uncover the protein-making machinery outside cells — a discovery that has scientists rethinking fundamental assumptions. If Juan Pablo Tosar hadn’t been so forgetful, he would never have stumbled across a finding that threatens to upend a basic tenet of cell biology. In 2016, two months after he [...]

11 startups in Uruguay to keep an eye on in 2020

2020-06-22T12:52:40-03:00June 22, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , , |

We know d-Local and PedidosYa are some of the most funded startups in Uruguay, but they’re not the only companies with real value in the country. I feel like Uruguayan startups are like hidden creatures, but once you spot them, you start discovering more and more. Therefore, I searched far and wide, meditated a lot, [...]

FacePhi Establishes New LATAM Support Team in Uruguay

2020-06-08T15:42:30-03:00June 8, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , , , |

FacePhi is establishing a new team in Uruguay to provide better support to its customers in Latin America. The facial recognition specialist currently provides secure onboarding services for financial institutions throughout the region, with recent clients including Argentina’s Banco de Corrientes and Uruguay’s own Creditel credit service. The company previously entered the country through a [...]

Renewable Energy in Uruguay Is Surpassing Expectations

2020-06-05T11:29:48-03:00June 5, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Production and Energy|Tags: , |

Positioned on the northern bank of the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay is a nation that stands out greatly among its neighbors. Not only does the country have an excellent standard of living, but in many ways, it is a leader when it comes to renewable energy. Indeed, Uruguay has invested roughly $7 billion into [...]

Uruguay Can Launches The World’s First Traceability Platform On Blockchain For Medical Cannabis

2020-06-04T12:23:39-03:00June 4, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , , , , |

Uruguay Can has released a new platform built on æternity (a decentralized and scalable blockchain) that allows complete traceability in cultivation of medical cannabis. The platform development is the result of 8 months’ work carried on by Inmind, and will be put into operation next June and July during the planting phase. Every phase in [...]