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Top 5 Big Data Companies in Latin America

Top 5 Big Data Companies in Latin America

Posted by PanamericanWorld on March 30, 2017

More data—specifically big data—enables smarter and more accurate real-time decision-making. Latin America in particular is poised to benefit greatly from big data’s opportunities, despite facing a challenging landscape brought on by years by government corruption, energy price declines, and a slowdown of economic activity with trading partner China.

For better or worse, data plays a fundamental part in our daily lives. Fueled by the web, social media, connected devices, and end points that collectively make up the Internet of Things (IoT), this collective data has grown incomprehensibly large—and continues to grow: experts estimate that more data has been created in the past 2 years than in all of mankind’s history.

The following is a list of the top firms in Latin America developing big data solutions and platforms.

5. Agribots 


Chilean agricultural data science startup Agribot helps producers improve their businesses with an application that delivers data analytics from Arduino-based sensors in the field. The firm plans to build a database of agricultural data from public and private sources to enhance agricultural benchmarking, thereby increasing yields and crop quality.

4. Aentropico

Founded by two globally-educated Colombians, Brazil-based Aentropico is developing a predictive analytics platform for business managers. The solutions aims to provide data-driven business intelligence that is intuitive and user-friendly.

3. Cinepapaya

This Peru-based startup has garnered a good bit of recent attention. It provides a platform for online and mobile ticket sales, including a customizable revenue management system and advertising platform for movie studios and distributors.

2. Spoken


Spoken from Chile is an app for what the company calls alternative and augmentative communication –that is, using big data, machine learning, cloud services, and user-centered design to create a predictive text solution for those with speech disorders.

1. Nazar


Nazar from Brasil is a performance monitoring tool specially designed to simplify the complex and time-consuming task of application tuning. The platform provides predictive analytics to developers, IT operations, and DevOps practitioners and gives them with global view of their applications for making the best decisions for the business.

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