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How #Wayra Starts Up Argentina’s Technology Economy

The first thing I look for when I visit an accelerator is the outdoor deck, the ping pong table, and the coffee machine.   In all three cases, Wayra Argentina passes with flying colors.  You have a greater chance of being accepted to Harvard and Stanford Business School than you do getting into this program.  In this cycle’s class that I met with, some 1,800 applied for 18 spots.   Here’s an after hours walk through of the facility with Lorena Andrea Suarez, Director of Business Development. Housed in a high rise office building in Buenos Aires, Telefonica is backing this facility, along with 11 countries with 12 others around the world.    Related Content: Background on Wayra from Telephonica Wayra on AngelList TechCrunch Story on Wayra...

#AboveTheCode – My Presentation on Startup PR and Strategic Communications at #WayraAR – Buenos Aires

Today in Buenos Aires, I was hosted by the team at Wayra Argentina where I met with startups and presented the latest iteration of my approach to startup PR and strategic communications, Above The Code. Above the code story telling : branded content : wayra – buenos aires from Alan Weinkrantz One slide I added, was at the end of the presentation, I thought it was important to now develop a code of ethics based on the principle of being involved in a startup. Beyond the aspect of starting up a new business, I believe you should also be committed to: 1.  Have Fun 2.  Create Intellectual and Capital Wealth 3.  Do good things that make the world around you slightly better 4.  Help others How about you?  In the mix of your startup, what’s important to you and what are you learning in your life’s value system?...