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Silicon Valley’s top investors have started investing in Latin America?

Latin America just might be the most overlooked emerging market on the planet. The venture dollars in Latin America can’t hold a candle to India or China (compare China’s US$11.8 billion in new VC funds for the first half of 2016, down 14 percent according the Wall Street Journal, to Latin America’s US$218 million), and the region’s 600 million inhabitants get overlooked by investors who think that you need to reach a billion users to be a “real startup.” But with debut investments from Andreessen…

The Argentine North West Bi-Oceanic Corridor Ruta 150 is now complete

The Argentine Bi-Oceanic Corridor Ruta 150 is complete From the outstanding  viewpoint  called ‘Colorado’, in the  Quebrada Agua de la Peña, the tunnel Exit 5 is the view of one of the most important road openings in San Juan Province in recent years: Route 150. This new highway of mountains and precipices, whose construction took seven years and an investment of just over 1,200 million pesos opens up a number of new investment opportunities. This route has great importance because it was the…

Valuable information for new investors coming to Argentina

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When President Mauricio Macri was elected last year, he outlined a clear plan to integrate Argentina to the world. In his first six months, the President took several measures not only to normalize the economy, but also to rebuild trust and confidence. Some of these measures include: lifting currency restrictions, reaching an agreement with holdout creditors, lifting restrictions to capital inflow/outflow, returning to the international capital markets, removing or reducing export duties, gradually removing…

French Architecture in Buenos Aires

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French architecture in Buenos Aires was developed under the auspices of the government of the nation. In the first years after independence from Spain, the new country needed professionals and naturally would not bring them from the country from which it had recently gained independence. This is how, during the first half of the nineteenth century – a turbulent and dangerous time in Europe – many renowned architects and French engineers, who were very eager to be hired to work away from the danger…

World wine output nears 20-year low as rain, frost, and trends hit vineyards

World wine output may fall 5.3 percent this year because of excess rain that spoiled grape harvests in South America and adverse weather in French vineyards, resulting in one of the smallest vintages of the past 20 years, according to an intergovernmental group. Wine volume may fall to 259.5 million hectoliters from 273.9 million hectoliters last year, according to estimates from the International Organisation of Vine & Wine, a Paris-based group known by its French acronym OIV. Estimated output is equivalent…

New Zealand Opportunities to invest in Argentina

New Zealand has opportunities to invest in Argentina ?  Really. During the Kirchner Administration (2003 – 2015) Argentina was a risky and difficult place in which to do business due to expropriations, regulatory uncertainty, foreign exchange restrictions, virulent inflation and opaque, often misrepresented economic data. The election of tycoon Mauricio Macri as president in December 2015 has markedly improved the business landscape for New Zealand exporters and investors who now have access to a range of…