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”
Last week Alvaro Collas, founder of Quantum Talent, became an Endeavor Entrepreneur. He joined other Endeavor Peru mentors, including Courtney McColgan and Luis Arbulu, who have crossed over from startup mentors to become ecosystem leaders as founders and eventually Endeavor Entrepreneurs.
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”
Family offices, a principal actor in the Peruvian asset management industry, have largely been absent from the Lima startup ecosystem. The local startup movement has seen significant investment from the government, angel investors, and regional venture capital funds – local family offices represent the next rung on the ladder.
We are coming to the end of a banner year for the Peru startup community. The social movement, which began only this decade, has established a firm presence in the country and the region. Here are the highlights from 2019:
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”
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”
Hace unas semanas tuve la oportunidad de participar en el Programa de Emprendimiento Suizo Women Entrepreneurs Week, organizado por Swiss Contact. Viajé a Zurich con veinte mujeres talentosas, fundadoras de startups de Albania, Bosnia – Herzegovina Macedonia, Serbia, Vietnam y Peru.
Four Peru startups are among the finalists for the NextGen Women Entrepreneurs Week in Switzerland.
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”
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”