Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

 

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41 Entrepreneurs Share Their Unusual Hobbies

Hobbies are activities, interests, and pastimes that we tend to undergo for our pleasure during our free time. They are fun and we easily obsess about them because they are our escape from the stress and pressure of startup life. Bill Gates, for example, collects…

Justworks Raises $13M Series B Funding

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New York-based HR and payment company Justworks announced a $13M Series B funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures with returning investors Thrive Capital and Index Ventures. The company will use its current funding to invest in its core technology and build out its team …

Amadeus Launches New Program to Help Travel Startups

Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, announced today the launch of “Amadeus for Startups,” a new program designed to equip travel startups in the North American marketplace with industry leading technology, expertise, and consultative …

NerdWallet Raises $64M in Series A Funding

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San Francisco-based NerdWallet announced a $64 million Series A funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) with participation from RRE Ventures, iGlobe Partners and additional angel investors. This is the first venture capital round for NerdWallet, the fintech …

MODE Inc. Launches Cloud Platform for The Internet of Things

MODE, Inc., today announced the official launch of MODE, a platform designed to help developers and emerging brands delivering Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. In addition, the company secured $775,000 in seed funding, led by Metamorphic Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield …

AOL is Acquired by Verizon For $4.4 Billion

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AOL Inc. will be acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. for $4.4 billion dollars in cash. The acquisition was announced today by AOL’s CEO Tim Armstrong. According to Verizon, this acquisition further drives its LTE wireless video and OTT (over-the-top video) strategy. …

What Makes some Teams Better than Others

Putting together a team that will work and grow together is tough. Are there certain factors that help people work together more effectively? According to business leader and author Margaret Heffernan, there is one essential ingredient that makes some teams better than others: …

On-Demand Dog Walking App Wag! Raises $2.45M in Seed Round

On-Demand Dog Walking App Wag! Raises $2.45M in Seed Round

Wag!, an app that provides dog owners with instant access to quality dog walkers, announced today that they’ve raised a $2.45 million seed round. This funding also coincides with their official launch in San Francisco, CA.  The round was led by Freestyle Capital …

6 Mistakes Mid-Stage Startups Should Avoid at All Cost

Mistakes Mid-Stage Startups Should Avoid at All Cost

I’ve recently read an exceptional post by Y Combinator‘s cofounder and partner, Jessica Livingston, about the biggest mistakes made by mid-stage startups. Many of them end up failing because of these mistakes. Livingston has funded more than 800 startups, and can …

Start-Up Chile to Gives Startups $1M in Follow-On Funding

Chile’s national startup accelerator, Start-Up Chile, announced that it will make follow-on investments in nine of its top alumni startups. This is part of the accelerator’s brand-new SCALE Program that help bridge the post-accelerator venture funding gap in Latin …

12 Chicago Food Startups that Make You Go Yum

Sure Chicago is known for their deep-dish pizza, hot dogs and Italian beef. But the city’s culinary scene offers more than what is considered Chicago staples; it’s really a Foodie haven. Chicago is a city of many neighborhoods, all of which come with their own…

From Boxing to Business: Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao is one of the most anticipated matches in the history of boxing. The media is calling it “the fight of the century,” as the two legendary boxers fight for a ridiculous amount of money (An estimated $180 million for Mayweather …