Javier Marin trusted his entrepreneurial spirit, and decided to launch his own soccer merchandise store in Chelsea, Massachusetts. As Portada beefs up its content offering on entrepreneurship and innovation. Javier Marin epitomizes our effort. Marin is an American-Venezuelan entrepreneur that has excelled by providing innovative solutions in sports and media.
Private-equity firms KKR and Victory Park Capital will be investing in California-based Hispanic grocery chains Mi Pueblo Food Centers and Cardenas Markets, a KKR spokeswoman announced. According to a statement both companies will continue to work independently.
We sit down with Raul Moas, the managing director of Accelerated Growth Partners (APG), a Miami-based angel investor network that provides capital to entrepreneurs in Miami, to discuss the city’s exciting startup scene, and how it has fostered the growth of Latin American businesses.
Portada tells you how the grocery delivery startup Cornershop came about, and how it plans to grow its team.
WalletHub’s analysts checked the Hispanic business climate in the 150 largest U.S. cities and conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs, to help aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesses find the most fertile ground for their enterprises.
What: Horizon has contributed in the launch of political match making App VoterGuru, which helps people find their top presidential candidate match. Why it matters: VoterGuru Co-Founders, Ben Krakow and Ben Atkins, Seek to Educate Voters and Identify their Closest Ideological Candidate Match. VoterGuru, a New York-based tech startup that matches users with declared presidential candidates, […]
The Jordan Edmiston group is one of the main media and advertising technology investment banks. As such the New York based group, led by its Founder & CEO Wilma Jordan, gets many insights into trends and growth opportunities. We interviewed Jordan about the latest transactions she has worked on and about her evaluation of the M&A scene.
Julian King on PayPal Buying Xoom: “We Plan to Innovate and Bring Improvements to our Products Faster”
Online payments service PayPal recently acquired money transfer company Xoom, for US $890 million. Portada talked with Julian King, Sr. VP Marketing & Corporate Development at Xoom, about the acquisition and its implications for Xoom’s substantial Hispanic customer base and Hispanic marketing.
EC Classifieds’ inaugural edition is hitting the streets today July 1, 2015 with 95,000 copies at distribution points in the areas of Bakersfield, Orange County and Inland Empire. The new publication was created after the Penny Saver closed its doors in late May, leaving more than 678 employees out of work and many companies with decreased options for reaching local customers. Portada talked to Martha de la Torre, CEO of El Clasificado, about the new publication and its growth prospects.
Boyce Avenue, the American rock band (pop-rock, alternative rock) formed in Sarasota, FL, by Alejandro Luis Manzano and his brothers Daniel Enrique Manzano and Fabian Rafael Manzano, was one of the sensations at our #PortadaLat conference in Miami. The band has more than 7 million followers on YouTube. Four Insights from Boyce Avenue that will help you increase your Social Media impact.
Erich Wasserman is not only the Founder of MediaMath, one of the largest global Ad-Tech firms, but also leading the company’s international expansion, particularly into the Latin World. Wasserman will be one of the key speakers at next week’s #Portadalat annual conference in Miami. We interviewed Wasserman to learn about his views on the Global Ad-Tech space.
Wells Fargo recently partnered with Telemundo for the 360 “Conversemos de tus Finanzas” Campaign. Mariela Ure, SVP Hispanic segment strategy lead for Enterprise Marketing, talked to Portada about the effort as well as about other Wells Fargo initiatives in the sports marketing realm.
Juan Galarraga, Vice President of Store Supply Chain and Operations at Target, is the retailers main executive when it comes to pave the way for Latinos within the company and creating strong relationships with Hispanic guests. We talked with Galarraga and asked him how his objectives relate to Target’s overall marketing and advertising strategy.
Latin Interactive World: “Only 15% of job sites allow to complete applications via smartphones” -L. Salazar, Jobaline.
Portada interviewed Luis Salazar, president and co-founder of Jobaline, an application that publishes job offers and sends them to users via mobile phones. Luis talked to Portada about his future plans and why it is essential to have a mobile strategy to reach Hispanic consumers in the US.