Entrepreneurship

3 Socially Conscious Startups in Latin America You Should Know About

The startup landscape in Latin America is increasingly catching the attention of entrepreneurs and investors, with a growing number betting big on tech and innovation in the region. In 2021 alone, venture capitalists poured $19.5 billion into startups based in Latin America – reportedly now the fastest growing region for startups in the world. The …

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Find a Good Lawyer for your Startup in Colombia

Colombia is home to a burgeoning innovation sector, with capital city Bogota hosting a growing pool of startups, while second-largest city Medellin has been labeled one of Latin America’s new “Silicon Valleys” due to its large and evolving tech sector.  While the COVID-19 pandemic brought major disruption to the Colombian economy, startups have continued to …

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Latin America has the Talent to Support your Digitization

Latin America is rapidly developing into a hub for innovation and source of tech talent, as companies and governments increasingly turn to the global market to secure skilled workers at competitive rates. With IT workers sometimes hard to come by, and prices at home often high, a growing number of North America and European companies …

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Venture Capital in Colombia – An Overview

Home to many startups and entrepreneurs, Colombia is now adding “Hot Spot for Venture Capital” to its long list of promising economic qualities. With a growing economy and intricate globalized trade system, some may find it difficult to distinguish this new title from the many others that Colombia already has. With a complete economic overview, …

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10 Tips for Entrepreneurs Doing Business in Colombia

Becoming an entrepreneur in Colombia, and Latin America in general, is growing in popularity and attractiveness. With a GDP of $331 billion, Colombia’s economy is the fourth largest in Latin America. This large economy, plus handfuls of free trade agreements, trade blocs, and government-funded “startup supporters,” make Colombia a very attractive market for entrepreneurs. Not …

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Overview of Entrepreneurship in Colombia

Entrepreneurship in Colombia is a thriving sector in the country, captivating the hearts, minds, and spirits of many ambitious, business-minded people. To date, Colombia is the birthplace of over 300 different startups and home to thousands of wishful entrepreneurs. In a recent survey from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, 71% of Colombians view entrepreneurship favorably. This …

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Overview of Startups in Colombia

In recent years, Colombia has transformed itself into a startup hub for Latin American, and international, entrepreneurs. With a complicated political and economic history, many kept their ideas and investments far from the region. However, with progressive changes, Colombia changed its reputation, and its future, for the better. Now, it is home to thousands of …

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What is a Company/Venture Builder? And How Does It Work?

“Tech studios.” “Startup factories.” “Venture production studios.” There are countless ways to refer to what is the backbone business model of The StartupVC. As the world’s recently popularized business model, these company and/or venture builders encourage accessibility, idea generation, productivity, and seamless startup creation. The StartupVC in particular focuses its in-house efforts on B2B services …

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Meet Craig Dempsey: Entrepreneur & Founder of The StartupVC

The StartupVC is just one of many hats that CEO Craig Dempsey wears as a successful entrepreneur in Latin America. Driven by the thrill of manifesting ideas into a fruitful and prosperous reality, Craig employs the freedom granted by entrepreneurship to design and construct startup businesses. In his mind, failure is not an option. He …

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