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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Puerto Rico Debuts At SXSW

From Caribbean Business:

A delegation of five Puerto Rican entrepreneurs will participate
for the first time in the technological innovation event South by
Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals in Austin, Texas,
until March 17, said Francisco Chévere, executive director of the
Puerto Rico Trade and Export Co. (CCE by its Spanish initials).

"Participation in this important event is part of the work plan
outlined when the PRO-TECH program, which seeks to develop
business  ideas driven by technology, was launched last year.
This is the first time Puerto Rico officially participates as an
exhibitor, where five Puerto Rican startups, all graduates of the
Founders Institute, Puerto Rico Chapter, program will be,"
Chévere said.

Through the Founders Institute, a four-month training, or boot
camp, program was organized back in August with the partici-
pation of world-class mentors...[CONTINUE READING]

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