Category Archives: Latin America

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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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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Dalus invests in Cultura Colectiva

I’m very happy to report that we have closed the first investment of our Dalus Capital Fund II in a great company called Cultura Colectiva (check them out at culturacolectiva.com). They are a leading digital media platform providing their own … Continue reading

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FinTech in Colombia

I attended the Finnosummit conference in Bogota this week. This is the best FinTech conference in Colombia and complements the Mexican edition that happens later in the year. More than 300 people attended representing startups, investors, regulators and traditional financial … Continue reading

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e-interview: Aldo Aguirre, Techstars

Twitter: @aldoaguirre LinkedIn: Aldo Aguirre What do you do currently? I’m Director of Techstars‘ Startup Programs for the US, Canada and Latam. I work with and support our Regional Managers to serve our Community Leaders through-out the region, those who are building and … Continue reading

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e-interview: Andres Fontao, Finnovista

Twitter: @afontao Linkedin: Andrés Fontao What do you do currently? I am co-founder of Finnovista, an organization that empowers Fintech ecosystems through collaborative activities and networks. We also design and execute Fintech startup acceleration programs. Our mission is to accelerate Fintech entrepreneurship, … Continue reading

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e-interview: Jonathan Nelson, Hackers/Founders

Twitter: @iamelgringo Linkedin: Jonathan Nelson What do you do currently? I’m the CEO and founder of Hackers / Founders.

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Podcast “El valle de los tercos”

Les recomiendo el podcast El valle de los tercos del periodista y amigo Diego Graglia, que cubre historias de latinos en Silicon Valley. Buenas entrevistas, en español, de emprendedores interesantes que están operando en SV. Es muy buena opción cuando van manejando … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays & Felices Fiestas!

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La e-entrevista, Jorge Ortiz, FinTech México

LinkedIn: Jorge A. Ortiz ¿Qué haces actualmente? Soy inversionista de VC pero la mayor parte de mi tiempo lo dedico a construir el ecosistema FinTech en México y Latinoamérica.

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