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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5 reasons 2019 is Peru’s breakout year in fintech

The year is only three-quarters done, but it is safe to say 2019 has been a breakout year for fintech in Peru. Both the breadth and depth of the fintech ecosystem have increased compared to a year ago.

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Peruvian venture capitalists make regional connections

Each year in September, LAVCA holds an anual event for venture capital investors in Latin America. This year, four members of the Peruvian venture capital community, all members of PECAP, attended.

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5 questions to ask startup investors in Latin America

Founders get to ask questions too. There is an important moment in an pitch meetings when founders have the opportunity to turn the tables on investors.

Founders who ask the right questions will gain valuable information that with allow them to probablity-weight investor interest.

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Tech talent in Peru

Talent is not a one way street. It enters (and leaves) startup ecosystems in many ways. I recently wrote a post for Get on Board about talent for startups in Peru and the ways talented technology professionals are entering our adding energy and insights to our startup community.

Three ways talent is connecting in Peru:
  1. Global startups are hiring local teams.
  2. Return of Peruvians trained abroad.
  3. Corporate-startup knowledge transfer.

Here is the full article that with ideas for both startups and corporates looking to connect with talent:

How Peruvian startups can connect with talent

You can read more posts and learn about tech talent in Peru and Latin America at Get on Board’s Medium site here.

Peru’s $145 million venture capital opportunity

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PECAP, the Peruvian Association of Seed and Venture Capital, calculates the opportunity for venture capital in Peru over the next four years at $145 million

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