Now or never: Why you should leave your job and launch a startup

What are you waiting for? 

There is never a “good” time to leave your job and launch a startup. But for professionals in Latin America, this might be the best time. The current political and economic uncertainty in Latin America is worrying for large corporations. Startups, on the other hand, thrive on solving problems in challenging times.

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Here are some reasons why you should take advantage of the current situation in Latin America to launch a startup:

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No son “proyectos” “lindos” liderados por “chic@s”

En nuestro afán de querer mejorar el mundo es común querer ayudar a “chicos a llevar a cabo lindos proyectos,” pero en cuanto se trata de una startup, esa frase no guarda relación con la realidad.

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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, 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 Lab.

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PECAP connects venture capital investors with startup founders

On October 16th, PECAP, the Peruvian Seed and Venture Capital Association held a workshop at the Peru Venture Capital Conference. The session included participation from LAVCA, the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America, and Porto Legal, a leading law firm for startups and investors in Peru.

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6 founders reaching new heights

The founder journey is never a straight path. It is long, winding, and involves multiple stops along the way.

Next time you’re looking for advisor or mentor consider the founders below. They have lived through the trials of a launching startups and never stop learning.

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