Category Archives: English

e-interview: Ken Toyoda, IFC

Twitter: I don’t have Twitter! I know, I know. LinkedIn: Ken Toyoda What do you do currently? I help lead IFC’s VC investments in Latin America. IFC is the private investment arm of the World Bank, investing directly in early-to-growth stage … Continue reading

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Book recommendations – March 2018

These are my book recommendations for the month. It is an eclectic list mostly fiction novels. El Aleph by Jorge Luis Borges (original edition in Spanish and in English). Entertaining but dense fantastic short stories. A very unique style. Ready Player … Continue reading

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e-interview: Eduardo Guraieb, FinTech Mexico

Twitter: @edgura_ LinkedIn: Eduardo Guraieb Dueñas What do you do currently? I am the general manager of FinTech Mexico, the trade association that brings together the most prominent startups and financial technology businesses in the country.

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Dalus Capital invests in Xertica

  I am happy to share that we have closed the second investment of our Fund II in Xertica, the leading cloud consulting company in Latin America, formed through the merger of some of the largest Google Cloud Partners in … Continue reading

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e-interview: Israel Pons, Angels Nest

Twitter: Izzyanglomex LinkedIn: Israel Pons What do you do currently? Co-founder of Angels Nest (Network of 427 Angel Investors from Mexico, Spain, Canada, and UK including two Mexican family offices).

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IFC and WEF UpLink initiative looking for entrepreneurs

I want to share the IFC and the World Economic Forum process to select 50 outstanding startups in Latin America and the Caribbean for participation in a special program during WEF’s annual regional meeting in São Paulo. The World Economic Forum on … Continue reading

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e-interview: Raul Ruiz, Newton Fund

What do you do currently? I currently have the opportunity of serving as Science and Innovation Assistant for the Newton Fund at the British Embassy in Mexico City, where we focus on delivering the UK assistance for development in Mexico … Continue reading

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What to do in San Carlos, Mexico

San Carlos is a small beach town in the Sea of Cortez in the northern Mexican state of Sonora. It has striking landscapes in a combination of arid mountains facing the sea. It is not touristic developed like other beach … Continue reading

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e-interview: Julian Balderas, Ironhack

Twitter: @julbalderas LinkedIn: Julian Balderas What do you do currently? I’m launching Ironhack in Mexico. Ironhack is one of the best rated web development and UX/UI coding bootcamps in the word. After raising a round they decided to expand into … Continue reading

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9 tips for living with less plastic

I saw this infographic and decided I have to share it. The amount of non-recyclable trash we generate as society is absurd. The obsession with “cleanliness” and “convenience” are forced on society. I’m sure the long term cost to the … Continue reading

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