Guatemala-based Platzi announced a $62 million Series B Round of venture capital funding. The round was led by Prosus.
Plazi is a mission-driven learning tech provider that “exists to transform our (Latin America’s) countries into economies of knowledge.” Plazi is offered to both consumers and businesses. The goal is to upskill the workforce in Latin America with education in tech, English, and more, creating economic opportunity in the region.
We’ve been watching the Latin American region develop as an opportunity for work tech. Platzi represents one of the most significant rounds of funding in the region to date.
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