Buenos Aires, Argentina and San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2012
FnBox, Inc. (http://www.Fnbox.com), the leading lead generation and ecommerce company in Latin America reaching over 75 million consumers, today announced that it has launched the first annual Latin America Startup Challenge in conjunction with the region’s leading startup investors and technology industry leaders.
The goal of the LATAM Startup Challenge is to find, nurture and promote early-stage startups in the fastest-growing technology market in the world: Latin America.
“Every country in Latin America is growing at more than double the rate of other major international markets and savvy investors and capital are moving into the region to finance, fuel, and capitalize on this amazing growth,” said Rodrigo Teijeiro, Founder and CEO of Fnbox. “To help LATAM startups gain the exposure they need to flourish, we’ve partnered with the ‘Who’s Who’ of technology investors and business leaders to launch the first annual Latin America Startup Challenge. This year, we’re kicking it off with hundreds of participants in the Latin American pavilions at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco—the winners will get unparalleled exposure and access to industry insiders that every entrepreneur dreams of pitching.”
The top 3 startups in the Latin America Startup Challenge will receive broad exposure for their companies and ideas, including $50,000 of online marketing across Fnbox’s network of 75+ million consumers and pitch meetings with Silicon Valley and LATAM tech heavyweights, including:
Latin American startups attending Techcrunch Disrupt from Sept 10-13, 2012 in San Francisco will be automatically considered for the Latin America Startup Challenge. More information can be found at http://www.fnbox.com/latamstartups/
FnBox.com is one of the fastest growing online players in Latin America. The company operates Sonico.com—the leading social network focused solely on Latin Americans, with +53 million users; Recarga.com— a mobile prepaid top-up company operating in Latin America, Spain and the U.S.; DATAM.com—a co-registration and lead generation platform which connects companies to over 75 million consumers in markets such as Brazil and mexico; and Cuponica.com—a group buying platform operating in Brazil, Mexico & Argentina connecting consumers to local merchants for high-quality daily deals. FnBox.com has consistently been chosen by Great Places to Work as one of the 50 best companies to work for in Argentina. For more information please visit http://www.fnbox.com or follow us @Fnbox
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