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Technology turned into hotels: Learn everything about the first virtual hotel chain

As a good paisa, Andrés Sarrazola has a nose for business. Only in a year and a half, its chain of economic hotels Ayenda, based on technology, went from having two properties in Medellín under its franchise to 60 throughout the country and became the largest in Colombia by number…

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Has the end of INADEM managed to overcome entrepreneurship?

At the beginning of November last year, Alejandro Delgado, former president of the National Institute of Entrepreneurs (INADEM), took the stage of the INC Mty Festival, organized by the TEC of Monterrey, to give a story: The agency in charge was about to disappear. He had been notified by members…

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Advice for entrepreneurs: “Having unicorns is not at all the metric of success”

The word “risk” sometimes generates many sensitivities. “That’s why we prefer to say Entrepreneurial Capital or simply Venture Capital. Without translation”. Cate Ambrose, president and executive director of the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America (LAVCA), makes this clarification before the interview. Although LAVCA focuses on Latin American…

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Strengths and weaknesses of the ecosystem for entrepreneurs in Peru, what aspects should be improved?

The founder and president of the Global Entrepreneurship Network or Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Jonathan Ortmans, analyzed the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Peru based on the social, economic, cultural, political and regulatory conditions that affect the creation of new dynamic companies, “Which are the ones that contribute most to economic growth…

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This is how Google Maps works: images, satellites, data and a great team

Google Maps is based on several elements such as satellite images, official data and a human verification team so that your service is accurate and can help users to be located in the places as closely as possible. The Google navigation application is built in a careful way and each…

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ArkAngeles covers the need for seed capital of start-ups

To date, ArkAngeles has helped 41 start-ups raise capital for a total sum of 30 million pesos, says the manager. Through the crowdfunding model, companies that have between six months and two years of operation, with a product or service in the market, customers and a multidisciplinary team with experience…

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Entrepreneurs and investors in Latin America are maturing

This was stated by Gabriela Ruggeri, managing partner of the Kamay Ventures corporate investment fund, at MITA GDS at the MITA GDS event. Venture capital investment has quadrupled since 2016 in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); last year 7 unicorns were created in the region, distributed in Argentina, Brazil,…

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What is the situation of fintech customers and entrepreneurs?

In Latin America there are 703 financial technology companies (fintech) that are serving 41.3% of the unbanked customers. The data shows that this type of solutions are called to support financial inclusion and transform the industry. These certainties have been part of the reasons why Panama was the headquarters of…

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Startups: When do you start monetizing? Here’s all you need to know!

About one and a half years after its founding, the Viennese “PsychTech” startup HiMoment has reached around 30,000 regular users. Now premium content in the form of 21-day lucky challenges to bring in first sales. It’s a question that every startup has to ask: When do you start monetizing? A…

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