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Video: Forum on Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation in Argentina

Thursday, November 29, 2018


  • Guillermo Areas, Head Government Relations and External Affairs, Representative Office, Latin America and the Caribbean, The BMW Group
  • Irene Arias Hofman, CEO, IDB Lab
  • Ady Beitler, President & Co-CEO, Nilus
  • Lisa Besserman, CEO & Founder, Startup Buenos Aires
  • Gerry Diaz Bartolome, Deputy Chief of Mission, The Embassy of Argentina
  • Anna Edgerton, Reporter, Bloomberg
  • Nicolás García Mayor, CEO & Founder, Cmax System Inc.
  • Facundo Martin Diaz, Managing Partner and Cofounder, Playonholo
  • Zoe Dauth, Program Manager, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Four of the six Latin American unicorns were born in Argentina. How did the country become the region's entrepreneurial hub? Startup founders and experts on a Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) panel in Washington, DC, shared their perspectives on the current entrepreneurial ecosystem, sectors ripe for tech disruption, and areas of improvement.

Learn more about YPA.