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Crossing Borders with Nathan Lustig

Hello and welcome to Crossing Borders with Nathan Lustig, where I interview entrepreneurs doing startups across borders and the investors who support them, with a focus on companies that have some relationship to Latin America.

Jun 1, 2021

Alexander Torrenegra, Torre: Reinventing job-matching and recruitment services, Ep 143

 

Alexander Torrenegra believes that most talent is going to waste because it’s not being exposed to the right opportunities. That’s why he founded Torre, a platform that streamlines the application, recruitment, and...


May 26, 2021

Pete Flint, NFX: Tapping into world-class startups in Latin America, Ep 142

 

During the summer of ‘95, when Netscape went public, Pete Flint decided he wanted to get involved in Internet startups as the next step in his career. He went on to form part of the founding team of lastminute.com in the UK– an online...


May 11, 2021

Bismarck Lepe, Wizeline: Building world class startups from Mexico and Silicon Valley , Ep 141

 

Bismarck Lepe was part of the first batch of entrepreneurs to leave Google, ready to take the world by storm. And that he did. His first startup was Ooyala, an online video platform company that he built from zero to a...


May 4, 2021

David Poritz, Credijusto: Helping SMEs grow in Latin America, Ep 140

According to David Poritz, over six million SMEs in Mexico have historically lacked access to credit. That’s one of the reasons why in 2015, David decided to build Credijusto, a tech-enabled lender for SMEs in Mexico.

 

David has always been a...


Apr 22, 2021

Maria Fujihara, Sinai Technologies: Helping corporations mitigate climate change through decarbonization software, Ep 139

 

Maria Fujihara firmly believes in the power of the private sector to be a key piece in combating climate change. After a successful career in Brazil’s Green Building Council, Maria decided that...