Startup in Chile: At the Beginning of the World

Written by Eduardo Reyes on . Posted in Americas, Marketing, South America

Chile Startup

Chile Startup

Although many people would like to launch a company, it´s not a simple process. You need energy, passion, resilience, money, and a nice place to start up. There are many places in the world where you can do this: the US, many countries in Europe or Asia, among others. So why not in Chile? Yeah, that last country in South America… or, in my point of view: the first one counting from the south to the north.

If you are considering the idea, let me give you 10 reasons to choose Chile to launch your business idea:

Latinos in Philanthropy

Written by Alejandra Corona on . Posted in Americas, Marketing, U.S. Hispanic

Brian Patrick (photographer)

Brian Patrick (photographer)

Last month I attended for the 4th consecutive year the Gala by Latino Community Foundation of San Francisco. This year’s 10th anniversary Con Sabor Latino Gala was one of best that I have attended.

I walked into a ballroom with more than 500 guests, all gathered with the same purpose. The Latino Community Foundation strengthens Latino philanthropy by providing capacity building grants and investing in Latino communities, increasing the participation of Latinos in philanthropy, and fostering policy change through philanthropy to enhance equity and inclusiveness.

Keeping the Latino in “Jane The Virgin”

Written by Alexander Lozano on . Posted in Americas, Marketing, U.S. Hispanic

Jane the Virgin

Jane the Virgin

On June 27, 2013 American television network The CW announced that it was planning to release a new show based on the Venezuelan soap opera, “Juana la virgen.” Jane the Virgin has received critical acclaim. Rotten Tomatoes gives the first season of the show a rating of 100% based on 38 reviews, with a rating average of 7.5 out of 10.

eMerge Americas Gathers Latin American Startups

Written by Alfredo C. on . Posted in Americas, Marketing, Technology

Startup Showcase

Startup Showcase

In its second year, the eMerge Americas conference attracted 500 companies from around the world in an effort to transform Miami into a tech hub. The most recent edition of this event took place between May 1-5 this year.

eMerge Americas is a global exchange of ideas centered on the industries of technology and innovation. The conference serves as a platform connecting avant-garde startups, world leaders of the industry, and investors by way of North America, Europe, and Latin America. In five intensive days, interactive sessions and engaging presentations designed to foster discussion and creativity are held in the most symbolic spots in Miami.

Sábado Gigante (Giant Saturday) Closes its Curtains

Written by Alexander Lozano on . Posted in Americas, Marketing, U.S. Hispanic

Don Francisco

Don Francisco

Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld – more widely known as Don Francisco, the host of Univision show “Sábado Gigante,” – commented that the popular variety show will be going off the air after a 53-year run. Yes, a 53-year run. His show is the world’s longest-running TV variety show. For many Hispanic families, this was the go-to on a Saturday night that united many.