Posted inMotivation

Being left to founder

[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – It seems as if we’re back to Too Big To Fail for some, and Too Small to Care for the rest. In the brutal world of entrepreneurship, capitalism is allowed to function by the book—profit and loss, where if the latter gets ahead of the former for too long, your […]

Posted inChile, How to's, Morning Coffee, Motivation, Opinion, Startups

The importance of being a true founder, not a Silicon Valley entrepre-tourist

This week we had our Morning Coffee with Claudio Barahona, Open Innovation Manager of Movistar Chile and leader of Wayra. Contxto – In recent years travelling to Silicon Valley and other innovation hubs under the concept of “business tour” or “fundraising tour” has become a trend.  Many institutions, incubators, and government subsidies are invested in […]

Posted inOpinion

Latin America’s startup ecosystem is taking off, but it is not for the faint of heart

Guest author: Nima Pourshasb, CEO and co-founder of minu Contxto – It certainly does feel that, finally, the Latin America moment has arrived. Just this year, Latin American startups have raised US$1.6 billion, Brazilian Nubank became the most valuable digital bank in the world, and top global funds such as Softbank, QED, Sequoia and Andreessen […]

Posted inMexico

MassChallenge research shows 90 percent of corporations are seeking to work with startups

Written by: Carolina Zepeda Contxto – The startup accelerator, MassChallenge, recently conducted a study in Mexico that brings light to all the benefits that startups and corporations offer one another. Big corporations provide stability, resources, the ability to quickly launch products into the market, plus a huge client base. Nevertheless, startups may have more answers […]