The tech investment wave has reached Latin America

  This article first appeared on TechCrunch. Latin America’s unique opportunity Latin America faces a unique opportunity to develop the next generation of tech startup stars. Market conditions such as internet and mobile internet user growth outpace the U.S. And a GDP of 9.5T is bigger than India and almost the same as China. Also, […]

New Incentives for Startups and Venture Investors in Argentina

In a much anticipated vote in the Argentine Senate last week, a piece of legislation was signed into law that had entrepreneurs and investors cheering in Argentina. The law consists of a series of measures aimed at increasing the entrepreneurial activity in the country by improving the ease of doing business, providing access to new […]

New regional Accelerator Program

  Today we launched a new accelerator Program in Fintech. The call is open for digital and tech startups that have the potential to provide internal innovation for the Finance Industry, added value solutions for their customers, and general innovation for the Banking and Finance Industry. It is important to highlight that the solutions expected by […]

Interview with Ted Wang

According to Wikipedia, “Ted Wang is a Silicon Valley lawyer who represents high profile startups and established technology companies such as Facebook, Path, Square, StumbleUpon, Twitter, Sonos and Dropbox. He is a partner at technology and life science focused law firm Fenwick & West and someone who Bloomberg identified as “one of Fenwick’s biggest draws,” in the 2011 […]

Listening vs Convincing

All entrepreneurs face countless challenges (we always want to use the word “countless” in this phrase). Before starting, you have to convince yourself of the business idea, convince the cofounders, convince the providers, users, clients. Convince, convinve, convince. With time, good entrepreneurs turn into professional “convincers”; their survival depends on it. Today, few dispute the […]

Guest post: Las Experiencias de los que HacenGuest Post: The Experiences Of Those Who Do

Unas semanas atrás me entrevistaron Facundo Basílico y Santiago Bullrich, los emprendedores detrás de CafeEmprendedor, desde donde comparten experiencias de emprendedores e inversores activos en América Latina, principalmente en Argentina. Me encantó la idea de las entrevistas “sin filtro”, así que los invité a que compartieran un post, y acá va. Las Experiencias de los […]

Antiportfolio (o startups que no llegué a ver a tiempo)Antiportfolio (or startups that I didn’t arrive to see in time)

La mayoría de los inversores se jacta de sus grandes aciertos, sobre todo cuando los detectaron en etapas bien tempranas y pudieron acompañarlos hasta convertirse en empresas exitosas. Claramente ésta es nuestra apuesta con NXTP, queremos ayudar a construir la próxima camada de grandes empresas tecnológicas desde LatAm. Algunos fondos también comparten historias de fracasos […]