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50 Start-ups Participate in the World Economic Forum in Brazil in the framework of a New IFC and WEF Initiative

50 Start-ups Participate in the World Economic Forum in Brazil in the framework of a New IFC and WEF Initiative

The World Economic Forum and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) selected 50 leading start-ups from Latin America, to be part of a special program during the annual regional meeting of said forum in Brazil. During the Forum, you will be able to take advantage of a wide network made up of investors and business leaders from all over the world and some of the main responsible for formulating the policies of the region. 

The participation of these companies in the Forum will help explore mechanisms to strengthen technology start-ups in Latin America and determine the measures that can be taken to overcome some common obstacles faced by entrepreneurs in the region, including obtaining funds and expand beyond its borders to expand its operations. 

The companies were selected by IFC, the World Economic Forum and a committee of leading experts in the start-up ecosystem of Latin America, taking into account factors such as income generation, sources of financing, possibilities for expansion and the degree of consolidation of companies based on technology in their countries of origin. The selected companies will be part of a specific program at the World Economic Forum on Latin America, which will take place in São Paulo from March 13 to 15, 2018.