Este año empezó con una noticia que llena de optimismo a muchos actores del ecosistema: la aprobación del Decreto de Urgencia 013-2020 sobre la promoción del financiamiento de la MIPYME, emprendimiento y startups, en sencillo “DU”.
Good things happen when you put the right people in change. This is true of the public sector leadership of the innovation ecosystem in Peru.
Major progams require broad support and coordination across government entities. Ministries of finance decide the flow of goverment funds, development banks are entrusted achieve a return on investment, and program managers ensure sound implemention with capacity building.
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.
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.