¿Porque invertí en Rextie? – Entrevista con Amparo Nalvarte, Culqi

Hace un mes en el Peru Venture Capital Conference, Amparo Nalvarte, CEO y co-founder de Culqi compartió que tomó la decisión de invertir en Rextie, otra startup peruana en el sector de fintech. Rextie es un startup en el segmento de operaciones bancarias relacionados a cambio de divisas, ofrece un mejor tipo de cambio, comodidad … Continue reading “¿Porque invertí en Rextie? – Entrevista con Amparo Nalvarte, Culqi”

50 female founders you need to know

The Peru startup ecosystem has consistently seen women hold critical leadership roles. Most importantly, they are leading top performing technology startups. A few have recognized internationally and others have raising venture capital. Below is a list of (more than 50!) founders with the names of the startup each founded and other notable recognitions, programs, and … Continue reading “50 female founders you need to know”

Peruvian among WeXchange 2019 finalists

For the third year in a row, a Peruvian founder is one of the six finalists for the annual WeXchange Pitch Competition. Sully Siucho, co-founder of Rebajatuscuentas.com, will join five other female founders of startups across Latin America at WeXchange 2019 in Paraguay on November 13th and 14th. WeXchange is an event run by BID … Continue reading “Peruvian among WeXchange 2019 finalists”

Next level

Getting to the next level requires next level talent. Two startup transactions were front and center at PECAP’s May meetup. During the meeting, Ragi Burhum announced the sale of AmigoCloud, and Alain Elias, president of PECAP, shared the Q1 report, highlighting Krealo’s investment in Culqi. A common thread in both startups is the founders’ superpower … Continue reading “Next level”

Corporates in Peru look to startup founders for help

Yesterday fans of Universitario, a historic football team in Peru, became fans of Joinnus, a once-small startup launched in Lima. The fans used Joinnus’s ticketing platform to purchase 30,000 seats in 10 hours. This beat the previous record, for a Peru national team game, of 72 hours. Joinnus is one example of a startup that … Continue reading “Corporates in Peru look to startup founders for help”

6 top tech founders in Lima this week

Six of the very best female founders in Latin America are coming to Lima this week. They include an Endeavor Entrepreneur, a Y Combinatior graduate, and a founders that Wayra, Magma Partners and Quake Capital have backed. Together the six founders lead startups based in four countries, including one founder from Peru. These six founders … Continue reading “6 top tech founders in Lima this week”