5 productos para ser más eficiente en el trabajo

Si bien cada vez más encontramos nuevos productos en la vida personal no deja de sorprenderme lo poco que gente utiliza nuevas opciones en su vida laboral, limitándose al clásico Word y Excel. El momento “aha” que viviste cuando descubriste Waze, Netflix o Spotify, también lo puedes vivir con productos para mejorar tu productividad. En la siguiente lista encontrarás recomendaciones mías y de emprendedores. Esta lista asume que ya utilizas Whastapp Desktop o Web y bastante del G suite. Si no es el caso, empieza por ahí. Continue reading “5 productos para ser más eficiente en el trabajo”

3 key moments to examine your cap table

A cap table is the list of owners (equity holders) and how their ownership percentage is distributed. In high-growth startups, proper distribution of equity is key for keeping founders and investors aligned over time. Here are some points to consider: Accelerator programs often take equity in startups Startups typically share 10%-20% of equity in each … Continue reading “3 key moments to examine your cap table”

A cap table is the list of owners (equity holders) and how their ownership percentage is distributed. In high-growth startups, proper distribution of equity is key for keeping founders and investors aligned over time. Continue reading “3 key moments to examine your cap table”

Is English a must for startup founders?

No, but it definitely helps. Building startups is hard and founders should look for ways to increase the probability of success. One way to do this is to use English. Founders that are comfortable writing and speaking in English open themselves up to a wider range of funding sources, advisors and talent. Continue reading “Is English a must for startup founders?”

How to land an advisor for your startup

Mentors and advisors are essential for startups. The best mentors are often successful founders who have already led companies through a period of rapid growth. Some angel investors will add value and play the role of mentors, but many founders actively seek out independent advisors. Continue reading “How to land an advisor for your startup”

Free legal documents for seed rounds!

PECAP has recently shared templates for legal documents for seed rounds in Peru.  The documents are a great starting point for discussing general terms with early stage investors and making seed rounds less costly for both founders and investors. The Swiss Entrepreneurship Program provided a key role in supporting this initiative. Montezuma & Porto law offices led a collaborative effort that included input from founders, investors and other lawyers. Continue reading “Free legal documents for seed rounds!”

Tools for startups

Founders in Peru are as efficient and productive as possible with extremely limited resources (money, talent, and time). Teams often waste valuable time traveling across town to a meeting that could be done via a video call. In-person meeting are great, but its also OK to train investors and clients that you are a startup. It will help filter out those that aren’t interested and will be in the best interest of all parties moving forward.

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