Thursday, October 14, 2010

The growth of venture capital in Latin America

In October's edition, Latino Business Review presents an interesting article about the growth of venture capital in Latin America as a model for emerging business financing. In this article, Norma Hernandez, EGADE professor, gives her opinion about this phenomenon in the region and projects a slow but steady growth of this practice.

Latino Business Review presents the results of a recent survey conducted by The Latin American Venture Capital Association - LAVCA. Despite the decline in fundraising activities and offers in the region, VC has become an increased activity in Latin America.

Also, Mercedes Konin, Director for Mapeo Promoters of CSR, talks about corporate social responsibility in Latin America. She explains about ISO 26000 and the efforts of ECLAC to establish the standards for social responsibility as another quality in their management scheme.

The issue also shows how companies are using social media portals to provide better customer service and the implications that it may have on their corporate image. Additionally, find out about recent cutting edge smart phones released in Latin American.

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