South America: A Hot Spot for Exporting

Inc Startups

If you've ever thought about going overseas, now's the time to look south. Andrews is especially keen on getting small- to medium-sized manufacturers to look at Brazil and the rest of South America, his company's area of expertise. He says the fact that Rio de Janeiro will be hosting the 2016 Olympics—the first time the games will be held in South America—is one indicator that it’s a region the world is taking more seriously.

Latin Metal Week

Mark Birch

This whole week will be dedicated to bands from Latin and South America as well as musicians with Latin American roots making it happen here in the USA. metal music heavy metal Latin America South AmericaSo the week before, the Latin Alternative Music Conference was held in NYC a couple of weeks ago. Of course like most events, I find out about it after the fact, this time on NPR.

Just-Eat Expands To South America


Just-Eat , a Danish originated, world's largest online takeaway ordering service has expanded to South America through a partnership with RestauranteWeb.

10 Top Countries in the World to Be a Woman — and Wealthy

Inc Startups

As it turns out, South America is the best continent to be a woman and wealthy. How does your country rate

Chile’s pollution problems has led to green startups

The Next Web

This is especially true of its tech, an industry where Santiago’s innovations aren’t just making waves in South America, but are attracting some serious global attention. Business Contributors Entrepreneur Latin AmericaSantiago de Chile is an understatedly cool city.

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My Last Post About This Election – Don’t Waste Your Vote

Feld Thoughts

Immigration and assimilation are two of the unique features that have made America so great over its centuries.” I probably would not exist if my grandparents hadn’t managed to get to America – there is a significant chance they would have been exterminated in World War I (Russia) or World War II (Germany). Please vote. Just so you know my bias before reading further, I’m voting for Hillary Clinton.

This Friday at NYU-Annual Stern Private Equity Conference

David Teten

The Stern Private Equity Club will host its 8 th Annual Stern Private Equity Conference on Friday, March 1 st , 2013. Keynote Speakers are Andrea Bonomi (Chairman of Investindustrial), Mark Dzialga (Managing Director and Chairman of the Investment Committee at General Atlantic) & me.

“Visibility” — A Powerful Lesson on DACA and The American Dream from @LeonKrauze

Both Sides of the Table

As a Jewish person I know something about this scapegoating because it is the history of my people for 2,000+ years including the Pogroms in Eastern Europe that cause my family to escape using fake passports and wind up in South America (Colombia) in search of a better life.

Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

Both Sides of the Table

After a stint as the President of North America at BBC Worldwide, Herb is returning to his roots in both digital and Latino. We = my father is from Colombia, South America, immigrated to the U.S. Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

Finding Global Markets for App

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Aloompa is quickly adding new festivals as customers in Asia, Europe and South America. “As For example, as we expanded we found it necessary to start our deals in the South American market a full month prior due to slower timelines. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Aloompa.

What Does it Mean to be American? Why Trump is Just a Blip on the Radar

Both Sides of the Table

Our most famous current rocket entrepreneur — Elon Musk — was from South Africa. The co-founder of Google wasn’t born in America nor was the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, WhatsApp, Yahoo! of Hamilton Mix Tape on immigrants of America.

And Then They Came for Me …

Both Sides of the Table

Immigration and assimilation are two of the unique features that have made America so great over its centuries. The fact that he called on nations like South Korea or Saudi Arabia to have their own nuclear weapons?

[Singapore] Location Based Marketing Association Launches Local Chapter


LBMA currently covers North America (Toronto, Montreal, New York, Atlanta and San Francisco), EMEA (Amsterdam and London), Asia Pacific (Singapore), as well as an upcoming chapter for South America (in Brazil).

WineFamily – Connecting Wine People In Asia


” Concha y Toro , South America’s largest winery group, is using the platform to sell direct to its Singapore-based customers.

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What You Can Do To Make Customer Care Your Most Effective Marketing Strategy


After graduating from Portland State University with a double major in Marketing and Advertising, he spent some time learning Spanish and experiencing all that South America has to offer. by Andrew Tillery, Marketing Director for MAP Communications.

Creating the Next Silicon Valley – The Chilean Experiment

Steve Blank

Chile has decided that it wants to be an innovation hub in South America. South American web commerce hub? Why will people from South America stream to Chile, besides its magnificent geography?


The Freestyle Entrepreneur

Cortez and his men changed the course of history, marching across Mexico and starting what was to become a vast and rich Spanish empire in North and South America, one that dominated world affairs for nearly 400 years. Keep in mind that, to this day, Spanish is the dominant language of Mexico, Central and South America, except for Brazil, which speaks Portuguese.). by John Ingrisano. The Freestyle Entrepreneur. Hernando Cortez knew the value of total commitment.

Need Funding For A Startup With Global Appeal? Start Up In Chile


Chile wants to become the innovation and entrepreneurship hub of Latin America and they’re certainly moving forward to make this happen. Shonika Proctor, an entrepreneur who left America to live and work on a start-up in Chile, certainly thinks that it was an opportunity worth exploring.

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Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

The reach is very broad, however, with 30 branches worldwide covering over 80 countries in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia, and over 500,000 members worldwide, perhaps the largest Angel investment community in the world.

40% Of Best Performing Companies In Asia Are US- Or UK-Based Businesses: Telstra Global


If you think that being an Asian company in Asia automatically conveys you home ground advantage, you may be in for a surprise, as the results of a recent study conducted by Telstra Global would show.

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Load Impact’s The State Of Web Readiness 2012


” When comparing different regions, North American companies invest the most in load testing, followed by South America and Europe.

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5 Reasons to Keep Your Outsourcing Close to Home

Inc Startups

A well-executed nearshore outsourcing strategy can result in: Faster time-to-market A better end product Improved customer service Less frustration and fewer missed targets Here’s why we like using development teams in Central and South America: 1.

Find an Angel Investor, Without Going Through Hell

Startup Professionals Musings

The reach is very broad, however, with 30 branches worldwide covering over 80 countries in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia, and over 120,000 members worldwide.

Four Qualities Every Angel Investor Looks For When Backing A Startup


Luigi Wewege is the President and CEO of Vivier Group a multinational financial group of companies, providing its services worldwide through representation in jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and South America.

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

The reach is very broad, however, with 30 branches worldwide covering over 80 countries in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia, and over 200,000 members worldwide.

Why Immigration and The Fourth of July are so Entwined

Both Sides of the Table

America wasn’t originally welcoming to Jews either. 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. The Fourth of July. The day we celebrate American independence.

Guilt-Free, Pain-Free Solitude When Abroad

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

At a recent dinner with American friends who I met in Chile but who are now back in the States, we went around the table and each of us said what we miss and don't miss about that skinny, long beautiful country in South America.

6 Ways to get Your Customers Saying – Please take my Money!

Active Garage

I was recently in Peru with my better half and it was the first time I had set foot in the continent of South America – different people, different language, different food – everything was different and yes, being that it was a self planned trip, the “different” was expected.

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Colin Marshall and Ben In Conversation

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Colin Marshall sits down in San Francisco’s South Beach with entrepreneur, author, blogger, traveler, and learner Ben Casnocha.

International Tourism Grew 4% In 2012: UNWTO


By region, Asia and the Pacific (+7-percent) was the best performer in 2012, while by sub-region South-East Asia, North Africa (both at +9-percent) and Central and Eastern Europe (+8-percent) topped the ranking. People are traveling more.

Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

Both Sides of the Table

Mitu Network is the largest digital media company for Latinos in the US and also targeting Mexico and South America.

A Must Read Book for the Educated Class

Both Sides of the Table

to explore his theses about the societal norms and values of white, working-class people from Appalachia and why America was leaving them behind. I just finished Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. I can’t recommend this book strongly enough. I loved it in so many ways.

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Sensitive Payments in the International Arena

Startup Professionals Musings

For our subsidiary, in one of the key countries of South America, these internal regulations dramatically complicated the task of obtaining various permissions from local authorities.

[Review] The Lean Startup


Lee Shen Han has just returned from a half-year travel sabbatical around Europe and South America. by Lee Shen Han. In an earlier post , I briefly touched upon the over indulgence of the importance of the ‘idea’ in a startup.

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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. There are five countries that drive the economic conversation in Spanish-speaking Latin America, it seems: Chile, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, and Colombia.

Why All Business Founders Should Learn Basic Programming


Lee Shen Han has just returned from a half-year travel sabbatical around Europe and South America. by Lee Shen Han. If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone mention that he/she’s got a fantastic idea for an Internet startup, I’d probably have about eight bucks. (I

Why I’m Standing Today with My African American Friends, Family & Colleagues

Both Sides of the Table

We know about the “stand your ground” laws that led to the killing of unarmed, 17-year-old African America, Treyvon Martin. My father is from South America and my family is Jewish. “It stops today.”

Grow VC Relaunches For Bigger Growth


Grow VC recently successfully closed its first round of external investments in the company, and is looking to continue building their global operations in North America, Europe, China and India, as well as newer markets like South America and Africa.

Of Course #BlackLivesMatter — How Could Anything be LESS Controversial?

Both Sides of the Table

Having grown up in the US but having lived in Europe for more than a decade gives me a unique perspective to know this problem is more pronounced in America and we have a responsibility to continue to chip away at the problem. Real” America? Is ‘Real’ America white?

Why I Doubled Down on YouTube Investments with MiTú

Both Sides of the Table

And of course many of you know this is near and dear to me because my own father is from Medellín, Colombia so I grew up in a household with the music, food, culture and language of South America. They also work with Huevoscartoon, one of the most popular animated content franchises in Latin America and with Chef Alfredo Oropeza a Mexican celebrity chef.