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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.

Nov 30, 2021

Santiago Aparicio, Ontop: Transforming the future of work, Ep 158


The future of work is going to be remote and decentralized, according to Santiago Aparicio, Co-Founder and CEO of Ontop, a payroll software startup that allows companies to legally hire and pay anyone in the world. Santiago is a serial entrepreneur and...

Nov 23, 2021

Maricel Saenz, Compound Foods: Coffee without Coffee Beans, Ep 157

People continue to experience how global warming can have devastating effects on the world. Crop yields have already started to decline from rising temperatures, changes in rainfall patterns and extreme weather events. Climate change is threatening...

Nov 19, 2021

Juanma Gironella, Guros: Reshaping The Latin American Insurance Industry, Ep 156


The traditional insurance experience in Latin America is an inefficient, non tech process. Most people don’t want to buy it but know they have to. At the same time, customer expectations of instant digital transactions sustained...

Oct 21, 2021

Caterine Castillo, Neivor: Streamlining real estate administration in Latin America, Ep 153


In Latin America, a building manager typically has to handle thousands of apartment units and tenants. This means simultaneously dealing with building maintenance, reconciling payments, and meeting tenant and landlord requests....

Oct 14, 2021

Gonzalo Blanco, Quansa: Building the future of financial health in Latin America, Ep 152


For years, Gonzalo Blanco and Mafalda Barros have seen how the misaligned incentives in Latin American financial products push the average person to make bad financial decisions. Due to this lack of guidance, people improvise and...