GIST Investors: Colombia
Attend the continuation of the GIST Investors training series as we delve deeper into science and technology investing topics, including due diligence, portfolio management and exit planning. Also come meet and network with like-minded investors.
When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: HOTEL PARK 10 - Grand Auditorio | Dirección: Carrera 36b #1112, Sector Poblado, Medellín
- Rhys Williams, Angel Resources Institute
- Eli Velasquez, VentureWell
To regsiter for the GIST Investors training, click here.
About GIST Investors: Colombia
Today, Medellin, Colombia is becoming a powerhouse for innovation in South America. Medellin, the second largest city in Colombia, was named the most innovative city in the world in 2013 by the Wall Street Journal and Citibank. The city was also host to the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Congress, an international entrepreneurship gathering of entrepreneurs, policymakers and ecosystem leaders.
The GIST Investors program in Colombia will be conducted in partnership with Ruta N, a local incubator and innovation driving force in Medellin.
If you represent a formal investor network, venture capital firm or investment fund and are interested participating in the GIST Investors program in Colombia, contact Eli Velasquez at [email protected].
About Ruta N
"We are the center of innovation and business in Medellín."
Ruta N develops different programs and services to facilitate the economic evolution of Medellin, Colombia, towards intensive business in science, technology and innovation, in an inclusive and sustainable way. In this way, Ruta N seeks to articulate and energize Medellin's innovation ecosystem, emphasizing four key ingredients:
- The formation of talent
- Access to capital
- The generation of the necessary infrastructure
- The development of innovative businesses.
Through these four key ingredients, Ruta N promotes an innovative culture, the generation of employment, the strengthening of institutions, the training of talent and access to markets.
To learn more about Ruta N, click here.
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