RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Backed by funds such as Monashees, Kaszek Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz, the startup manages some 300 apartments in Latin American metropolises.
To create a middle ground between a hotel and an Airbnb apartment: that was entrepreneur Nico Barawid’s goal when he founded startup Casai in Mexico. Used to traveling for work as an executive, the young man lacked a hospitality service model that guaranteed minimum quality standards, such as high-speed Wi-Fi, without having to resort to large hotel chains.
Alongside his partner María del Carmen Herrerías Salazar, who worked in the . . .