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Feelsgood and Lenovo

“We are very thrilled to anounce our strategic partnership with Lenovo which will enable us to have a Latam presence once we start selling our services “ said Geraldine Guzmán cofounder of Feelsgood. The company received seed capital from a strategic investor in Brazil and launched of its first VR health related product to the health professional community in Lima, Peru. At today’s event...

707% growth and $400,000 for Diloo

Diloo delivers just about anything to anyone in Lima, Peru with a smartphone.  In that growing city of 10+ million, with a fast-growing middle-class, and traffic like you can’t imagine, deliveries are a popular service. Over the past year, Diloo’s usage has grown 707%, and to keep up with that growth, the company has just closed a $400,000 investment round. Co-founder/CEO Jose ignacio...

Meet the Fledge10 Fledglings

The fledglings are back in Lima, from Monday, July 3rd through Friday, September 1st. Seven exciting startups from five different countries: AESA Foods grows bees in Nicaragua and sells honey and other bee-related products. Nicaragua. www.facebook.com/pg/AESAFOODS AMIntegrated Aerial radically improves agricultural yields in Nigeria and beyond through the use of aerial robotics in crop dusting...

Peru, Chile, Ecuador, and Mexico fledglings

Fledge8 is the first session of Fledge in Lima, Peru (and the first of many upcoming sessions outside of Seattle). Eight impactful LatAm startups based in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, and Mexico.
Sustainable fashion, sustainable agriculture, clean water, clean homes, and an amazing traditional spirit. See how the best way to do good for Latin America is through business.

Aceleramos’ start-ups que quieren cambiar al mundo

elcomercio.pe/economia/peru/fledge-aceleramos-start-ups-que-quieren-cambiar-al-mundo-noticia-1943331 Translation: The impetus for social enterprises in the region is reinforced by the arrival of American accelerator Fledge to Peru Marcela Saavedra P. Periodista @hamham26 Doing good doing business. That is the premise that led to the American entrepreneur Michael “Luni” Libes to found...

Introducing Ayni… today for you, tomorrow for me

Fledge8 includes Ayni, a Peruvian fashion company who’s name comes from a local turn of phrase meaning “today for you, tomorrow for me.”  A fashion company integrating sophisticated Danish design with a distributed production model promoting conscientious living through high quality Peruvian fibers and ancient handcrafted practices. Or in simpler words, beautiful handmade pima cotton and...

X-Shirt, sustainable fashion for passionate people

Fledge8 brings you X-Shirt, whose vision is to bring full transparency to the textile supply chain by creating “Small Nations” of passionate people that join to share their passion through exclusive, high quality t-shirts 100% made from Peruvian cotton, in Peru. Click on any of these first four “nations” to join in: The impact of t-shirts?  Textiles is a big industry in Peru.  Pima...

Meet the Fledge8 Fledglings

Fledge8 begins October 10, 2016 in Lima, Peru.  The eight participants include: [hr] AgroAudit – Streamline and automate agricultural decision making in real time through a mobile app or web app, increasing quality and production.  Ecuador [hr] Agua Piedra Mezcal – Sold in hand made bottles, labeled with agave paper, fused with 80% clean energy, and made by artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico...

2017: the year of the take off for Sustainable Fashion brands?

Two of our impactful startups from Fledge 8 in Lima: Pieta and Ayni expanded into retail this year. They’ve also have had international Press recognition ( see Bloomberg and Press Pieta ). Pieta opened 3 Popup Stores in Lima and expects to open 2 more in 2018 plus a store in Cusco. Ayni on the other hand, opened a store in Lima this year with 2 more to come next year. They also have plans to...

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