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Tech Roundup: Pandemic spurs boom in health tech investments

Tech Roundup: Brazilian health techs thrive amid pandemic. Restaurants rise against the apps. A push for Latin American entrepreneurs

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You’re reading The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: Brazilian health techs thrive amid pandemic, local restaurants plan to foster competition in deliveries, and the startup that wants to foster Latin America’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Pandemic spurs boom in health tech investments 

Brazilian startups have largely braved the economic storm created by the Covid-19 pandemic, but one sector in particular has thrived: health techs. A new report by think tank Distrito brings astonishing data: between January and October, health techs raised USD 93 million in...

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