Carolina Re (@CaroVsCaro)

#PortadaLat Q&A: C. Salazar – Venture Partner, 500 Startups: “Investors need to put prejudices aside and bet on the long run.”

Portada interviewed Mexican entrepreneur César Salazar, Venture Partner of 500 Startups, as part of the #PortadaLat interview series. This is an entrepreneur who “wanted to be a designer (or maybe an architect) when I was a kid – and I became both,” he tells Portada, and who hopes to be able to “transform pre-school education” in the long-term future.

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What Facebook’s revenue growth means for Latin markets

All of the executives interviewed agree that Facebook’s positive results were expected, due to the time and resources spent by the company on advertising. All also agree that after Facebook announced to anyone who would listen that it is “a mobile company,” its earnings gained from mobile advertising are not surprising.

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