Great entrepreneurs have great mentors: Pablo Hernández O’Hagan

(This content is provided by Wayra Mexico) Two decades ago, Pablo Hernández O’Hagan founded a business to build and design what at the time was viewed as a novelty: websites. The company grew to what today is known as Ingenia

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TiZKKA – a team with a global fashion dream

By Diego Serebrisky I want to share with you the story of TiZKKA, a great app by a team I have been mentoring for some months now. TiZKKA is being launched in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America

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Mobile solution Saldo.mx meant to facilitate remittances

By Bronson Pettitt Saldo is a solution meant to facilitate remittances to Mexico and it’s aimed at people in the United States with family in Mexico. The project is still in its beta phase, and will allow people with smartphones to

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Mexico VCDay conveys positive image for Mexico’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

By Bronson Pettitt / San Francisco, CA Mexican entrepreneurs and government officials sought to quell concerns among Silicon Valley investors during a day of networking in San Francisco to showcase Mexico’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. ‘Fear not’ was one dominating theme during

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Five advices from mexican entrepreneurs to world’s investors

By Bronson Pettitt / San Francisco Mexico and its entrepreneurial ecosystem have emerged in recent years as an unexpected yet welcome target for investment. More than 200 investors, entrepreneurs, fund managers and other experts met in San Francisco on Thursday

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Mexican, US leaders of entrepreneurial ecosystem to meet Thursday in SF

By Bronson Pettitt / San Francisco Dozens of public and private sector leaders will meet in San Francisco today to address the opportunities and challenges of venture capital and foreign investment in Mexico. Entrepreneurs, financial experts, incubators and high-ranking government officials will

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The disadvantages of not having a bank account, as a mexican female entrepreneur

Nearly 80% of women in Mexico do not have access to financial services, which is a critical disadvantage when it comes to entrepreneurship, according to the The Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI), sponsored by Dell. The study, which

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Do’s and Dont’s of a startup pitch

By Diego Serebrisky. After seeing hundreds of pitches from startups, I want to present my recommendations on what works and what doesn’t in a pitch. In many cases an entrepreneur has only one opportunity to present to a potential investor

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Inadem considers issuing bond in the US for $100mn for entrepreneurial projects

The National Entrepreneur’s Institute (Inadem) is analyzing options to issue a bond in the United States to channel resources through non-bank financial intermediaries for high-impact projects involving environmental, cultural and social topics. The pilot would total US$100mn, said Adriana Tortajada,

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“Inadem is the flagship of the ecosystem, but it’s everyone’s responsibility,” says Enrique Jacob

Enrique Jacob Rocha has worked in the public sector for more than 23 years. He’s served as a lawmaker, mayor of Mexico City suburb Naucalpan and vice-coordinator of entrepreneurial relations during the presidential campaign of Enrique Peña Nieto. Now, as

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