Posts tagged startups
How Public Relations Can Get you in Front of Venture Capitalists

Media coverage can range from reporters writing a piece about your company to submitting articles and guest posts to top-tier publications. A media campaign can help put your company in front of prominent investors and, ultimately, create future funding opportunities.

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Stats that Prove Startups and Small Businesses Need PR

Public relations is a powerful tool for startups and small businesses trying to compete in marketplaces dominated by larger companies. With small budgets, however, PR can often fall low on the list of to dos. For startups and small businesses that want to gain the attention of potential customers and hold a stronger position in the market, PR can help. Here are # statistics that prove the value of a strategic PR campaign.

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8 Startups Reducing Violence Against Women in Latin America

#NiUnaMenos. This hashtag galvanized a movement across Latin America to push back against gender-based violence and “machista” culture. As the US tackles the #MeToo movement, the #TimesUp protest, and the bro culture of Silicon Valley, Latin America’s tech ecosystem is fighting its own battle against female discrimination.

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10 Cross-Border Latin American FinTech Startups To Watch

Fintech startups are revolutionizing the financial industry across Latin America. These startups are some of the first providers of financial technology in the region and through their cross-border efforts, they are helping both consumers and companies monitor their finances, make payments, and receive loans.

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3 Marketing Tactics that Might be Destroying Your Startup

Marketing is equal parts art and science, requiring constant experimentation and testing to assure it is achieving the desired results. A quick and unprofessional marketing strategy might be worse than not having one at all. Still, your startup needs to get the word out. Here are tactics that destroy any startup looking to brand itself online.

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How to Team Build: Startup Edition

A startup team can triple overnight, which means strange faces can overrun a once small, intimate group. Strong teamwork usually results in more productivity, so startups should try to carve out time for team building exercises. Of course, startups don't want to break the bank on non-essential tasks, so team building usually gets pushed aside.

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The Pitch Decks of 15 Latin American Startups Who Raised Over $1 Million

Raising startup funding in Latin America is hard. Raising over $1 million is even more difficult. But it’s not impossible. We gathered some of the pitch decks that Latin American startups created and used over the years on the road to successfully securing capital for their ventures.

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12 Disruptive Fintech Startups in Mexico To Watch

Fintech continues to dominate the startup scene in Mexico. The country provides fintech startups with the unique opportunity to serve the largely unbanked population that is now coming online. Mexico is also the perfect gateway for expansion into the United States and globally. Here are 12 of the most disruptive fintech startups in Mexico to watch.

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Meet the 12 Startup Finalists of Seedstars World Latin America

The largest global competition for startups in emerging markets, Seedstars World, is bringing together the best entrepreneurs from 12 Latin American countries November 28 - December 2, 2016, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Meet the 12 entrepreneurs that will present their businesses and discuss the challenges and opportunities of launching a startup in Latin America. 

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3 Common Pitching Mistakes Your Startup is Making

Many startups are becoming increasingly bloated throughout their lifecycles, constantly launching new features and services to remain competitive. But as this happens, it becomes increasingly difficult to explain the core concept of a business in a simple manner. As a new company, you must be able to explain your ideas effectively to others however more often than not, this can be a challenge.

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