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Mexico City Starts Up: Video Tour of @MexicanVC

Welcome to Chihuahua 230 in Mexico City, home of a mishmash of co-working, MexicanVC companies, StartupWeekend Mexico and all good things startups. The former dance studio has been converted into a two story workspace that’s evolving into the home of some very bright and passionate entrepreneurs that are not only committed to building great companies, but setting the tone of new generation of startup culture, social good, and creative expression. Teaming with 500 Startups On August 7, 500 Startups announced a “hostile takeover” – (in a very nice and kind way )- that the team from MexicanVC would become part of the growing 500 Startups family. Fast facts you should know…. Mexico is the 12th largest economy in the world. At 3.9%, it’s growing faster than Brazil and, unlike the US, has had a manageable debt for more than a decade. In terms of online penetration, Mexico has the 5th largest Facebook user base and the 7th largest Twitter user base in the world. And Mexico is only the beginning. Spanish-speaking Latin America is a 400M speaker market where e-commerce is growing roughly 30% each...

Start Up Weekend Takes Place In San Antonio…This Weekend

Startup Weekend recruits a highly motivated group of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more to a 54 hour event that builds communities, companies and projects.  And this weekend, Startup Weekend comes to San Antonio. Jennifer Navarrete has done a fantastic job of setting up and getting the community together. I am pleased to be a sponsor of this...