David Assael and David Basulto: Building the World’s Largest Architecture Community from Chile

David Assael and David Basulto are the cofounders of Archdaily, the world’s largest architecture website in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese. They’ve built the business 100% boostrapped from their home base in Santiago Chile. If you liked this podcast, please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher and check out the first five episodes […]

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Nicolas Shea: Startup Chile, Eclass, Cumplo, Todos Chile

Nicolas Shea is a Chilean serial entrepreneur who has started multiple businesses and non profits. He’s also the brainchild of Start-Up Chile and was it’s first leader. If you liked this podcast, please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher and check out the first five episodes with other top entrepreneurs doing business in […]

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Adrian Fisher: From Selling Hotdogs to Raising $3M in Venture Capital

Adrian Fisher, founder of ProprtySimple, is a US entrepreneur who spent more than 7 years in Latin America, split between Argentina and Chile. He’s been building technology since he was 15 and now is the founder of Magma’s fastest growing portfolio company. If you liked this podcast, please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes […]

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David Lloyd: Building An International Education Company from Latin America

David Lloyd is a British entrepreneur and the cofounder of The Intern Group, an education company with offices in 12 countries. He’s built much of his business from offices in Latin America…this is his story. If you liked this podcast, please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes or Stitcher and check out the first five […]

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TechCrunch: A New Era For Latin American Startup Investing

I wrote a guest column for TechCrunch about the new opportunities for investing in startups in Latin America and why we’re betting heavily on these markets. From the link: Startups in Latin America are using creative solutions to address not just local but also global problems. For investors outside the region, the prospect of working […]

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GroupRaise

I’m excited to finally be able to announce our investment in GroupRaise. We first invested in GroupRaise in early 2016 after I’d been trying to convince Devin Baptiste, GroupRaise’s cofounder and CEO, to let us invest since we started Magma back in 2013. After watching Devin, Sean, Kevin and Paul and the rest of the team set milestones and execute against them, while usually blowing them out of the […]

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PortalFinance is our Fintech Contest Winner

PortalFinance, a Chilean/Colombian startup that provides a SaaS product as well as an evaluation decision making algorithm for the factoring industry. I’m really excited to welcome Diego and Felipe to our portfolio. If you want to read a more in depth analysis about why we invested in PortalFinance, check out my blog post on my […]

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Chile Tech Visa

Chile just launched a new tech visa that allows startup founders or tech workers to get visas approved within 15 business days. We think this is a game changer. As countries like the US are making it harder for people to come and work in the US, Chile is opening its arms to people with […]

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Raising money from the US if you’re from Latin America

Note: A version of this article originally appeared in Inc with the title How to Raise Venture Capital if You’re Outside the United States and on Nathan Lustig’s blog. Over the past three years, I’ve been working with 30+ companies that have their bases across Latin America build their businesses. Many of these companies are really US […]

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Work for a tech startup in Latin America

I wrote a blog post about how expats are finding jobs in startups in Latin America and how they can find the startup job openings in places like Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico. Another version also appeared in VentureBeat. Check out this excerpt and read the entire post on my blog: I get multiple emails […]

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