Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas
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Keys to Success for Latin America’s Women Entrepreneurs

This article is adapted from AQ’s print issue on entrepreneurship. To see our AQ Top 5 list of young entrepreneurs in Latin America, click here. Leer en español From finding a source of good advice to making use of new technology, there are many things that women in Latin America can do to start and … Read more

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How to Keep Latin America’s Entrepreneurship Boom on Track

This article is adapted from AQ’s print issue on entrepreneurship. To see our AQ Top 5 list of young entrepreneurs in Latin America, click here. Emprendedor, emprendedurismo and emprendimiento might have existed in Latin American dictionaries before 1999, but the terms were rarely a point of reference for anyone. And when Latin Americans did think … Read more

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Lessons from AQ’s Top 5 Entrepreneurs

This article is adapted from our AQ Top 5 feature on young Latin American entrepreneurs. To see the full list, click here. Tough countries are great teachers.Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba aren’t easy business environments — but they teach entrepreneurs how to adapt quickly to obstacles. The problem is that some startups then have to leave … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Jóvenes Emprendedores: Maximo Cavazzani

Este artículo es parte de un reportaje especial sobre los top cinco jóvenes emprendedores latinoamericanos seleccionados por AQ. Haga click aquí para ver el resto. Read in English Si pudieras escoger un momento y un lugar para comenzar un negocio, probablemente Argentina en 2009 no estaría en el primer lugar de tu lista. La crisis … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Jóvenes Emprendedores: Leila Velez

Este artículo es parte de un reportaje especial sobre los top cinco jóvenes emprendedores latinoamericanos seleccionados por AQ. Haga click aquí para ver el resto. Read in English A pesar de lo sabrosas que puedan ser, las hamburguesas de McDonald’s no son lo que propulsaron al gigante de los restaurantes hacia la cima de la … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Jovens Empreendedores: Leila Velez

Read in English Por mais saborosos que sejam, não foram os hambúrgueres do McDonald’s que impulsionaram o gigante da comida rápida ao topo da cadeia alimentar. Os fundadores da empresa  — e mais tarde Ray Kroc — transformaram a rede de lanchonetes em um ícone global graças ao foco incansável na eficiência, a testes meticulosos … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Jóvenes Emprendedores: Andrés Moreno

Este artículo es parte de un reportaje especial sobre los top cinco jóvenes emprendedores latinoamericanos seleccionados por AQ. Haga click aquí para ver el resto. Read in English Es casi engañoso decir que Open English es una startup latinoamericana. La financiación original que la convirtió en uno de los servicios de aprendizaje de idiomas en … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Jóvenes Emprendedores: Jimena Flórez

Este artículo ha sido actualizado Este artículo es parte de un reportaje especial sobre los top cinco jóvenes emprendedores latinoamericanos seleccionados por AQ. Haga click aquí para ver el resto. Read in English La historia del éxito emprendedor de Jimena Flórez comienza, inesperadamente, con una cerveza fría en Alemania. Después de graduarse de bachillerato en … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Jóvenes Emprendedores: Yondainer Gutiérrez

Este artículo ha sido corregido Este artículo es parte de un reportaje especial sobre los top cinco jóvenes emprendedores latinoamericanos seleccionados por AQ. Haga click aquí para ver el resto. Read in English Para muchos, la palabra “Cuba” evoca una era ya desaparecida: un lugar atascado en una época de autos clásicos y arquitectura descolorida. … Read more

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Next Up: More Young Latin American Entrepreneurs to Watch

This article is adapted from AQ’s print issue on entrepreneurship. To see our AQ Top 5 list of young entrepreneurs in Latin America, click here. Latin America is brimming with entrepreneurial talent, and the list of exciting new ventures in the region doesn’t end with our AQ Top 5. That’s why we asked Endeavor, an … Read more

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5 Steps to Getting Venture Capital in Latin America

This article is adapted from our print issue on entrepreneurship in Latin America. To see our AQ Top 5 list of young entrepreneurs, click here. Raising venture capital (VC) is never easy, no matter how innovative the idea. Here are five steps to consider before taking the plunge. 1. Ask yourself if VC is right … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Young Entrepreneurs: Andrés Moreno

This article is adapted from our AQ Top 5 feature on young Latin American entrepreneurs. To see the rest of our list, click here. Leer en español It’s almost misleading to call Open English a Latin American startup. The initial funding that turned it into one of the most widely used online language-learning services in … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Young Entrepreneurs: Yondainer Gutiérrez

Correction appended below This article is adapted from our AQ Top 5 feature on young Latin American entrepreneurs. To see the rest of our list, click here. Leer en espanol For many, the word “Cuba” brings to mind a bygone era: a place stuck in a time of classic cars and faded architecture. But bubbling … Read more

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AQ Top 5 Young Entrepreneurs: Maximo Cavazzani

This article is adapted from our AQ Top 5 feature on young Latin American entrepreneurs. To see the rest of our list, click here. Leer en español If you could pick a time and a place to start a business, Argentina in 2009 probably wouldn’t top your list. The global economic crisis was raging. Argentina … Read more

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