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LACChain Framework for Permissioned Public Blockchain Networks

From Blockchain Technology to Blockchain Networks

2024-05-30
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Health Innovation & Technology in Latin America & the Caribbean: Market Landscape and Compendium of Companies

Compendium of health innovation startups in the region, complementing the report of a comprehensive analysis of health startups in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), delving into the challenges, trends, and investments in the region

2024-04-25
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Health Innovation & Technology in Latin America & the Caribbean

The report offers a comprehensive analysis of health startups in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), delving into the challenges, trends, and investments in the region.

2024-04-25
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Sustainable Investing: A Playbook for VC Funds

In today's world, all private entities need to adopt a consistent approach to managing sustainability, including Venture Capital (VC) Funds

2023-11-15
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Venture Capital Fund Toolkit: A guide to set up a VC fund in Latin America and the Caribbean

Venture Capital Fund Toolkit, developed by Angel Ventures, is a “how-to” manual for actors willing to set up a venture capital fund in emerging markets, with a special focus on Latin American and the Caribbean

2023-11-11
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Proptech in Latin America and the Caribbean: How Technology Can Help Reduce the Housing Deficit

Recognizing the widespread concern that disruptions created by technology have not yet benefited middle- and low-income households, this study explores the potential of PropTech to positively impact the housing challenges in the region, with a particular focus on the poor or vulnerable populations.

2023-09-28
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A New Blue Revolution for Inclusion, Equality, and Diversity

Innovation for Inclusive Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

2023-08-07
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Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) 2023

The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDB Group to share the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean

2023-08-01
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Deep Tech: The New Wave

DeepTech startups are companies based on a scientific discovery or meaningful engineering innovation. Deep Tech startups involve significant technological risk and R&D.

2023-06-14
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Exploring SPACs: Considerations for Latin American and Caribbean Entrepreneurs about Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) can offer great advantages for companies planning on going public, including shortening times compared with conventional pathways to initial public offerings (IPOs). 

2023-06-13
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The Invisible Factor

How Well-being and Mental Health Can Improve the High Impact Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean

2023-06-09
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MIGnnovation: Migration in Latin America and the Caribbean as an Opportunity for the Private Sector and Civil Society (Edition 2023)

Did you know that migration drives countries' growth and innovation capacity?

Latin America and the Caribbean is facing an unprecedented migration phenomenon. Of the nearly 15 million migrants in the region, more than half have left their countries in the last 5 years, due to situations of political, social and economic instability, natural disasters and COVID-19.

2023-06-08
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Protecting Water and Sanitation Infrastructure from Cyberthreats: A Cybersecurity Study for Latin America and the Caribbean

As automation and digitalization improve efficiencies and reduce costs in the water sector, the critical infrastructure faces escalating cyber risks, jeopardizing its essential role in supporting livelihoods.

2023-05-02
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Silver Finance: Reversing Financial Exclusion

According to United Nations estimates, in the next 30 years, the number of people over the age of 65 will double from 750 million today to more than 1.5 billion.

2023-04-26
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Superheroes of Development: Projects that Inspire, Lessons that Matter

What do a wind farm in Uruguay, a math tutoring program in Mexico and a plant with three-meter long roots in Trinidad and Tobago have in common? They are all development projects that advanced after facing huge challenges.

2023-04-19
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Scaling Innovations in Development: The Experience of IDB Lab

Insufficient skills and funding for intermediation disrupt the process of scaling up innovations in development, which relies on crucial technical assistance for strategic planning, stakeholder coordination, and investment packaging to achieve desired scale.

2023-04-19
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Drones in Construction: Unpacking the Value that Drone Technologies Bring to the Construction Sector Across Latin America

Drones offer promising potential in capital projects, with increasing availability and regulatory support, enabling their use throughout the project lifecycle, including smaller infrastructure projects, through innovative software solutions.

2023-02-21
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Creating Opportunities and Building Resilience: Priorities for a Sustainable Recovery

The IDB Group in the Central American Isthmus and the Dominican Republic: Activities Report 2022.

2023-02-17
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