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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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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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Invitación al evento del MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge 2019 en CDMX

Les comparto la invitación para el evento de selección de los ganadores regionales de Latinoamérica para competir en la final del MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge 2019. También tendremos interesantes ponentes de temas de innovación y emprendimiento, incluyendo a Andrew McAfee, … Continue reading

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Last call for MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge!

Quick reminder that tomorrow May 9th is the last day to register for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. This registration takes only 5 minutes. If you register by May 9th, you will have 14 more days to complete your application (May … Continue reading

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e-interview: Juliane Butty, Seedstars Latin America and Caribbean

Twitter: @ButtyJuliane LinkedIn: Juliane Butty What do you do currently? I am part of the Swiss group Seedstars, founded with the vision to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. My mission inside the team is to lead the … Continue reading

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Apply for first TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Latin America

In case you haven’t heard, TechCrunch is staging its first ever Startup Battlefield Latin America, on Nov. 8 in Sao Paulo. The Startup Battlefield is TechCrunch premier startup competition, and their goal is to find the top 15 early stage … Continue reading

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Boards and Advisory Boards for startups: what, how and when?

This article is by Garry Visontay, partner at Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital, a fellow member firm of DVN. He has a great repository of startup and VC investing resources at visontay.com. Adapted to Latam by me as appropriate. … Continue reading

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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-entrevista: Juan José Cervantes, Trebol Capital

Twitter: @juanjocervantes LinkedIn: Juan José Cervantes ¿Qué haces actualmente? Soy Socio Fundador de Trebol Capital, un fondo de capital emprendedor para empresas en etapas tempranas que tengan un modelo de negocio basado en tecnología.

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