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Mexican Government Warns That COVID-19 Poses Risk For Mexico’s High Concentration Of People With Diabetes

The Mexican government recently released a report sounding the alarm that a high concentration of people with metabolic dysfunction — such as diabetes or obesity — could be problematic as the nation faces down the novel coronavirus outbreak.  According to the report, of the Mexicans that have died from COVID-19, 44% reported having pre-existing hypertension and 40% reported

Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil announce Founder Institute early deadlines

Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute has announced that April 26th is its early admissions deadline for its chapters in: Belo Horizonte, Brazil Santa Cruz, Bolivia Sao Paulo, Brazil Medellin, Colombia Those who apply by the early deadline will receive a discounted rate and an improved chance of acceptance.  All individuals who are looking to develop technology

Latin American startups featured in Silicon Valley titan’s latest report

This past week Silicon Valley Founder introduced its 10 Year Impact Report, featuring insights on its Latin American startups, among other topics. Highlighted in the report were: ComparaMejor, startup based in Colombia’s capital that was acquired in September of 2018. Polen, Brazilian platform to facilitate connections between waste creators and those that can use the materials,

Horasis Global Meeting to Host Latin American Leaders Alongside Prime Ministers

Colombia’s Minister Jonathan Malagón will be a speaker, alongside other Latin American leaders, at Horasis Global Meeting in 2020. Malagón will be speaking on Colombia’s vision for the future and the nation’s recent success stories. For multiple days the coastal resort town of Cascais will thus see the arrival of a wave of diverse participants, including government

Big Tech To Partner-Up In Latin America

Talos Digital, which has multiple offices in Colombia and North America, has announced a partnership with Fortune 500 company Adobe, the Silicon Valley-tech giant that employs over 21,000 individuals. Talos Digital will become the twelfth in Latin America that is a certified business solution partner for Adobe Magento. The certification is a recognition of years