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The Vast Potential for Startups in Latin America, According to Alan Colmenares

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-03-06

Our 150+ Directors are the backbone of the Founder Institute - providing the passion, dedication, and support that has helped launch over 1000 businesses across the globe.

the Director of the Bogota Founder Institute, has been crucial in helping the Founder Institute launch chapters in not only Colombia, but across all of Latin and South America. Since launching in our first Latam chapter in 2011, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 75 startups in the region, including well known companies like Thotz.co, iGenApps, and LookUp.cl.

In this video, Alan describes his thoughts on the startup ecosystem in Colombia and Latin America.

What really excites me about this moment in time is that all of these digital tools are infiltrating our lives, and changing the way many businesses operate. Latin America has all of the potential to innovate and take advantage of these new tools"

Check out the full video below (in Spanish, but with English subtitles). 

 

  

For more insights from Alan, join him at the Bogota Founder Institute, or another chapter in Latin America where he frequently mentors. 

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