Back to Colombia: Vive La Revolución Emprendedora!

Steve Blank

He’s back to Bogota, Colombia this week for round two. —– Back to Colombia: Vive La Revolución Emprendedora! Lean LaunchPad Colombia starts again today in Bogota with 25 more teams of tech entrepreneurs and at 25 mentors from the country’s universities, incubators, and chambers of commerce. Colombia needs to be ambitious to succeed in this effort, and I’m honored and pleased to be helping to drive it. The first 8-week Lean LaunchPad Colombia program.

Lessons and Impressions from Colombia (2016)

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

I first visited Colombia in 2009 with about 15 other young leaders from North and South America. FARC, the guerrilla group that at one point controlled huge swaths of land in Colombia, was in decline, though still causing problems. In the years since, Colombia has continued to thrive.

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Back to Colombia: Vive La Revolución Emprendedora!

Steve Blank

He’s back to Bogota, Colombia this week for round two. —– Back to Colombia: Vive La Revolución Emprendedora! Lean LaunchPad Colombia starts again today in Bogota with 25 more teams of tech entrepreneurs and at 25 mentors from the country’s universities, incubators, and chambers of commerce. Colombia needs to be ambitious to succeed in this effort, and I’m honored and pleased to be helping to drive it. The first 8-week Lean LaunchPad Colombia program.

How This Entrepreneur Conquered Language Barriers and Sexism to Build a Thriving Export Business

Inc Startups

Originally from Cali, Colombia, Angela Romero overcame a variety of obstacles to make her mark in the United States

Fostering Austin’s Global Connections During Austin Startup Week

SiliconHills

Representatives from Australia, Colombia, Mexico, Pakistan, Ireland and the European Union made presentations at Capital Factory on Thursday. By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Austin made a major push to cultivate relationships with other countries during the first International sessions at Austin Startup Week. Capital Factory has had 20 international startups set up […].

Mayra Jimenez: Starting From Scratch

Inc Startups

Mayra Jimenez's swimwear company, The Orchid Boutique, highlights the talents of her native Colombia

How One Entrepreneuer Built a Business That Gives Back

Inc Startups

Underwear for Hope is creating jobs for women in Colombia, by teaching sewing skills and then offering employment

5 Key Tips For Building Effective Thought Leadership

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with PR experts Publicize. by Emma Rosser of Publicize.

Innovations off the global beaten path

deal architect

We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that is refreshing to hear about innovations in unexpected places: Nigeria's Nollywood: Most prolific in world Medellin, Colombia's massive turnaround Bhutan's plan to go all organic farming The world's.

5 Tips For Creating An Engaging Blog

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with Publicize , a startup aiming to change the way companies approach PR.

5 Traits of Great Writers That You Can Learn From!

Brandanew

That is how Marquez made everyone see the Colombia of a bygone era and that is how Kipling made the jungles of central India come alive. The air’s getting a bit nippy, October in its glory has finally arrived.

Top 4 Networking Tips From Startup Founders

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with PR experts Publicize. by Emma Rosser of Publicize.

Advice For Bootstrapping Your Business From Startup Founders Who’ve Been There

YoungUpstarts

Philip Acuña is a journalist and PR strategist based in Medellin, Colombia. He has previously worked for organizations including the California Immigrant Policy Center and Colombia Reports. by Philip Acuña.

4 Morning Tips To Kick-Start Your Day

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with Publicize , a startup aiming to change the way companies approach PR.

Startup Map & Trends Analysis – September 2012

Gust

Other countries with a surge in new companies are Colombia, Australia, and Spain. September’s Startup Map showcases the latest trends in startup profiles created on Gust between September 1 st and September 30 th. Some of the entrepreneurs chose to keep their startup profiles private and therefore are labeled as unpublished in this month’s map, and were not included in the trends analysis.

How 1 Man's Love of Dance Helped Him Create a World-Famous Fitness Company

Inc Startups

Creator and co-founder of Zumba Fitness, Alberto Perez, remembers when he started to develop his passion for dancing when he was a kid in Cali, Colombia

8 Pieces of Advice For CEOs That Need To Scale Their Startups

YoungUpstarts

Philip Acuña is a journalist and PR strategist based in Medellin, Colombia. He has previously worked for organizations including the California Immigrant Policy Center and Colombia Reports. by Philip Acuña.

Bring Me Your Accents. Immigration Fuels Innovation

Both Sides of the Table

My father to this day has an unbelievably slow, deep, baritone accent from his native country – Colombia. I have lived (England, France, Italy, Spain, Japan & the US) and worked (Ireland, Germany, India) around the world. I adore accents.

Why Immigration and The Fourth of July are so Entwined

Both Sides of the Table

He ended up on a ship that landed in South America where he traveled selling cutlery via a llama until he ended up in Medellin, Colombia. My father grew up in Colombia and to this day still mostly speaks Spanish (about 80% of the time). The Fourth of July.

10 Amazing Microfinance Success Stories

YoungUpstarts

Marcelino Lopez, Colombia. Lopez and his family were living in a plastic tent in Barrio Nelson Mandela, Colombia, with $300 to his name.

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5 Top Strategies To Avoid Burnout In A Startup

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with PR experts Publicize. by Emma Rosser of Publicize.

7 Startup Entrepreneurs On How To Attract Top Talent

YoungUpstarts

Philip Acuña is a journalist and PR strategist based in Medellin, Colombia. He has previously worked for organizations including the California Immigrant Policy Center and Colombia Reports. by Philip Acuña.

Oportunidades para Inventar Posibilidades

Entrepreneurial Growth Culture

Dos eventos, a realizarse en Colombia durante el mes de Noviembre, podrían ayudarnos a explorar ideas. Esta conferencia busca promover las oportunidades y retos que tiene Colombia para desarrollar una industria de capital de riesgo en el país. Aunque LAEFM es un fondo especializado en hidrocarburos, Elejalde posee una vasta experiencia en la industria de capital de riesgo en Colombia, desde sus primeros negocios en la década de los 1990s hasta hoy.

More than Oil to Saudi Arabia: The Economic Cities

Entrepreneurial Growth Culture

What commercial or trade opportunities will exist for the expansion of Colombia’s products and services into the Middle East? Tags: Colombia Competitiveness Emerging Markets Entrepreneurship Innovation Latin America

Book Review: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

In 2009, I reviewed at length Mohsin Hamid’s book, The Reluctant Fundamentalist , where I noted that the book so captivated me that I spent a whole day reading it instead of exploring the Afro-Caribbean streets of Cartagena, Colombia where I happened to be at the time.

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How to Launch an Awesome Kickstarter Campaign

Up and Running

Their leather shoes and accessories are handmade by previously unemployed artisans in Colombia. If you’re looking for an easy way to propel your business forward, then Kickstarter isn’t the platform for you.

Basic Accounting And Legal Aspects That Every Business Owner Should Know

YoungUpstarts

Cristian Rennella is the founder of Mejor Trato , a tool for online loan comparison in South America, including Colombia, Argentina and Brazil. by Cristian Rennella, founder of Mejor Trato.

5 Things You Need to Know Today

Inc Startups

Garzon, who had been nominated to be Colombia''s ambassador to Brazil, turned down the offer because he said the Amazon''s hot climate would "harm" his "very hairy" dog, a German Shepard named Orion. A roundup of the day''s news curated by the Inc.

Super Specialized Wine and Film Private Equity Funds

Entrepreneurial Growth Culture

Based in Colombia, Dynamo Capital invests in film projects with commercial opportunities in Latin America, Spain, and U.S. Tags: Access to Capital Colombia Institutional Investor Latin America Private Equity USA Nowadays, many people will pull out their red flag if told that some sophisticated financiers are creating specialized private equity funds.

La Punta de Lanza

Entrepreneurial Growth Culture

Tags: Colombia Innovation Urban Development

Top 25 Technology Blogs In 2016 You Need To Follow

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

He is an award-winning biology and technology teacher from Kansas who spent time teaching in South Korea and Colombia as well. “You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right.

10 Important Non-Technical Traits That Every Developer Should Possess

YoungUpstarts

Philip Acuña is a journalist and PR strategist based in Medellin, Colombia. He has previously worked for organizations including the California Immigrant Policy Center and Colombia Reports. by Philip Acuña.

New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students. New Speakers Our program keeps getting better and better. We're debuting many brand new case studies, and I could not be more excited.

Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events

YoungUpstarts

Media and event company Women 2.0 has announced that it is partnering search giant Google to support the startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the United States and around the world.

Inside the New Domain-Suffix Gold Rush

Inc Startups

name, which hails from Colombia, is catching on with start-ups that think it can help them burnish their brands and stand out in Cybespace, where it's often hard to be heard among the crowd of competing names. "I

Doing Business in Saudi Arabia – I Part: 7 impressions of Riyadh

Entrepreneurial Growth Culture

I seek to learn what common attitudes towards increasing equity capital financing are shared among entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia and Colombia. Tags: Colombia Entrepreneurship Innovation Latin America Middle East Saudi Arabia USA

De Negocios en Arabia Saudita – I Parte: 7 impresiones de Riyadh

Entrepreneurial Growth Culture

Busco acortar brechas entre el Medio Oriente y Latinoamérica, entre Arabia Saudita y Colombia. Tags: Colombia Entrepreneurship Innovation Latin America Middle East Saudi Arabia Desde hace 7 semanas, soy Program Director del Saudi Fast Growth 100 (SFG 100), un ranking de las 100 empresas de más rápido crecimiento y generadoras de empleo e innovación en el reino de Arabia Saudita.

Deconstructing PR: Advice From A Former VentureBeat Writer

Startup Marketing Blog

Conrad Egusa is the Founder of the marketing firm Brownstein & Egusa , the Co-Owner of Colombia Reports , and the Co-Founder of Espacio. Guest Post By Conrad Egusa . I want to begin by thanking Sean for the opportunity to write this guest article.

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Are you missing out on the adventure of your craft?

Escape From Cubicle Nation

I had many adventures in college in Mexico and Colombia, often traveling alone and having some dangerous experiences like being held up by knife point, and walking home alone after a late night of salsa dancing (don’t tell my Mom). I was pretty fearless in my teens and twenties.

El Rumbo de la Economía Bogotana

Entrepreneurial Growth Culture

Todavía no sabemos la magnitud de la crisis financiera mundial y sus implicaciones para Colombia, especialmente con respecto a la desaceleración de la economía Colombiana y Bogotana. Tags: Access to Capital Colombia Entrepreneurship Innovation Urban Development Introducción. Este artículo fue por primera vez publicado en la sección de opinión on-line, Revista Semana , edición 1135 de Marzo 13 de 2005. Ver artículo archivado aquí.