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VC office hours

Around two months ago, several venture capital investors from Latin America were invited/challenged to establish open office hours by Twitter user @Esmartinvestor with one tweet: I decided to take on the idea (as well as several of my fellow Latin … Continue reading

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Sirena, another exit for Dalus Capital

I am very happy to report that Sirena, one of our investments, has been acquired by Zenvia, a great Brazilian company which is the leading communication platform in Latin America. This is a great result for Sirena, its founders and … Continue reading

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Join the MIT Latin America vs. COVID-19 hackathon

The coronavirus landed in Latin America in February. Since then, governments across Latin America have taken different actions to protect their populations and contain COVID-19’s spread. What kind of support do Latin America’s health systems need? What actions can be … Continue reading

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A COVID-19 Safety Plan for indoor spaces

Reopening businesses after the great COVID-19 lockdown is starting to happen or will happen soon in many countries around the world. For the entrepreneurs (and also for more traditional business owners) reopening could be a great challenge. How do you … Continue reading

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Eclectic book recommendations – May 2020

Let me share an eclectic list of recommended books for these times of confinement. Mostly fiction to relax the mind. Some of them you can find translated to Spanish.

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Status of the Latin American startup and venture capital ecosystems during the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has hit Latin America hard and fast across many industries including tech startups, despite having still relatively low numbers of cases of the disease in the region. I want to share what I see is the current … Continue reading

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COVID-19 guide for entrepreneurs

For the last couple of weeks, I have been researching and thinking hard on what the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic could be. Here is my view on the situation. Will the coronavirus continue spreading? It seems highly likely that … Continue reading

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Looking for an amazing Investor Relations Analyst

Do you want to start your career in a venture capital fund? At Dalus, we are hiring an Investor Relations Analyst that supports our fundraising process. This is an amazing opportunity to participate at the forefront of venture capital in … Continue reading

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How startups should prepare for the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The global expansion of the coronavirus COVID-19 accelerated last week. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the US’ CDC have recommended preparations for the arrival of the coronavirus epidemic to most countries around the world. The question seems to be … Continue reading

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e-interview: Itzel Villa, MIT Enterprise Forum Mexico

Twitter: @itzel_vs LinkedIn: Itzel Villa What do you do currently? I am in charge of the MIT Enterprise Forum chapter Mexico, a non-for-profit organization, focusing on strengthening local entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems, by leveraging all the infrastructure and knowledge of MIT. We are … Continue reading

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