Sep 10, 2021
Greatest Hits Episode: Marta Forero, Driving Economic Growth in Latin America via Corporate Education with UBits, Ep 149
For this week’s episode of Crossing Borders, we’re revisiting one of our greatest hits episodes featuring UBits’ Marta Forero.
As the only Latin American woman in her Y Combinator...
Aug 31, 2021
Maribel Dominguez, Círculo de Belleza: Building
a vertical marketplace to supply the professional beauty industry,
After graduating from university in the US in 2009 at the height of the financial crisis, Maribel Dominguez decided to move back to her native Mexico until the economy got better. While she was...
Aug 26, 2021
Greatest Hits Episode: Matías Rivera, Building Businesses and Replanting Patagonian Trees, Ep 149
For this week’s episode of Crossing Borders, we’re revisiting one of our greatest hits episodes featuring Fanatiz’ Matías Rivera.
What do Start-Up Chile, the Copa Libertadores, and Latin America’s largest...
Aug 13, 2021
Benjamin Labra, Houm: Streamlining the Real Estate industry in Latin America, Ep 148
Latin America’s real estate market is opaque, broken and bureaucratic. The home buying process in the region can take up to a year, and even just renting an apartment requires having another property as collateral in some countries....
Aug 3, 2021
Nico Barawid, Casai: Providing Consistently High-Quality Hospitality in Mexico, Ep 147
In Mexico, the hospitality industry is the third-highest contributor to GDP. Therefore, when COVID-19 initially shut tourists out of the country and forced many hotels to close down, the Mexican economy was hit relatively...