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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¿Existe Una Mentalidad “Startup”?

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Nota: Un fondo de Venture Capital busca emprendedores que quieran construir compañías billonarias. Por ende, el artículo refleja esa mirada, sin embargo esta no es la única finalidad de una startup ni del ecosistema de emprendimiento.

Este artículo toca un tema del que se habla poco en el ecosistema peruano, pero que es real: nos falta una mentalidad de alto impacto (startup mindset), factor clave de éxito desde la mirada de Venture Capital.

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Startups and Creative Destruction

Change is a healthy sign for a growing economy. The number of companies that rise and fall in the global economy over time is striking.  Key benchmarks like the Fortune 500 or Dow Jones Industrial Average have a healthy turnover of members. For example, only 60, or 12%, of the Fortune 500 companies in 1955 where still on the list in 2017. Continue reading “Startups and Creative Destruction”

5 top Lima-based tech investors

In October, LAVCA updated its list of Top Women investing in Latin America Tech. This year the list includes new names of investors based in Lima and well as a new list of Emerging Women Investors in Latin American Tech. Here are the five Lima-based investors recognized by LAVCA: Continue reading “5 top Lima-based tech investors”

The IPO Dream

We can all picture the scene effortlessly. The smile is picture perfect, flashes come from all angles, the company ticker flashes on the big board, and she rings the bell signaling the open of trading at the New York Stock Exchange. The company has gone public. It’s happened. Every entrepreneur’s dream, right? Continue reading “The IPO Dream”