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For the 5th year, WeXchange is bringing together women entrepreneurs who are transforming the world

The largest event for women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean, will be held in Santiago, Chile, December 4 and 5

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The importance of having a network of contacts

Since she started her company, Komal Dadlani, has been recognized as one of the youngest innovators in Latin America by the MIT Technology Review, and she won the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards 2015.

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7 Reasons to take part in the pitch competition

In this blog we offer 7 reasons why you should not miss out on this opportunity.

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Win a trip to silicon valley and take part in the pitch competition

This is the grand prize of the 2016 Pitch Competition, a business contest that rewards the most dynamic and innovative women entrepreneurs in the region.

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Paving the way for more women STEMpreneurs

When we thought of the theme for this year’s WeXchange, Women Entrepreneurs in STEM Careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), STEMPreneurs, came to mind.

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Meet Susana Balbo

A conversation with Susana Balbo

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Meet Alejandra Mustakis

A conversation with Alejandra Mustakis

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I am my mother’s daughter

By Alexandra de Haan, Founding Partner of Copacabana House Ventures

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Are women left with the short end of the stick when it comes to financing their startups?

By Susana García-Robles, WeXchange Co-Founder and Principal Specialist at the Multilateral Investment Fund

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Standing Stronger and Stronger: High-Impact Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Susana García-Robles, WeXchange Co-Founder and Principal Specialist at the Multilateral Investment Fund, and Gyoung Joo Choe, MIF Senior Associate

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Meet Claudia de Heredia

A conversation with Claudia de Heredia

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Fearless Facing Failure: How Wexchange helped me to overcome my fears

By Nichole Crawford-Thompson, Co-founder and CEO, Niritech Limited

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Three Reasons Why Behind Every Great Entrepreneur There is a Great Mentor

By Luz María de la Mora Sánchez, Founder, Vital Voices Mexico

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3 Key Tips to help you on your Funding Journey

By Anne Ravanona, Founder and CEO of Global Invest Her

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I, Entrepreneur

Gabriela Alvarado, Paraguayan entrepreneur. Founder of Negociable.com.py

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Men vs. Women: Why Pitching your Startup is Like Dating

By Rania Anderson, Founder & President of The Way Women Work. International speaker and author. Foremost expert on the professional advancement of business women in emerging economies. Executive coach. Former corporate leader. Angel investor. Author of UNDETERRED: The Six Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies.

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​Not Afraid of Dreaming Big-Not Afraid of Failing Fast

By Susana García-Robles, WeXchange Co-Founder and Principal Specialist at the Multilateral Investment Fund

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WeXchange, the Sequel

WeXchange was born, with the idea of bringing members from different entrepreneurial communities together with two objectives: highlighting women entrepreneurs; and giving them access to mentors, investors, role models, and other successful entrepreneurs.

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Four Tips for Being the Perfect WeXchange Entrepreneur

Here is what you need to know to make the most of this event.

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WeXchange story competition: You inspired us!

The WeXchange team has chosen their favorite entrepreneurial stories!

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WeXchange pitch competition goes into the second round

As it was last year, the pitch competition, organized with our partner NXTPLabs, will be the highlight of WeXchange.

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A country is hit by the entrepreneurial bug and start-up culture

September 9th: Arriving at my destination to speak at a Venture Capital conference sponsored by a local government agency.

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How to apply for the Pitch Competition

You have time until August 30th!

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Do you want to become a trendsetter in the entrepreneurial world?

IDB/MIF (the Multilateral Investment Fund of the inter-American Development Bank) and NXTPLabs announce the launch of the Pitch Competition to elect the brightest Women Entrepreneurs with companies operating in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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So then, why aren’t more women succeeding as entrepreneurs?

Susana García-Robles, Principal Investment Officer in charge of MIF Early Stage Equity Group, MIF/FOMIN (Multilateral Investment Fund), explains in PulsoSocial which are the obstacles that women face in their entrepreneurial career.

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Meet the six finalists will make their pitch in WeXchange Miami

After a thorough selection process in which 18 investors took part and entrepreneurs worldwide with a focus on the Latin American market apply, ”Ellas Conectan: Financing Special” has 6 finalists.

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WeXchange: creating strong networks for entrepreneurs in Latin America

Wexchange is Latin America’s first pitch conference focusing on women entrepreneurs. Taking place December 12, 2013 in Miami, Florida, Wexchange is a platform allowing LAC’s (Latin American Country) female entrepreneurs to connect one on one with investors, mentors and experts.

The object of this event is to strengthen the networks and kick off an annual exchange of LAC’s women entrepreneurs. Wexchange will feature Latin America’s most promising women founders, investors and international investors as well as so much more.

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