This foundation seeks to protect the members of the community who are most in need by supporting, promoting, and developing social and educational initiatives. The fight against poverty is the focus of the foundation’s work, and it leverages a unique social model in Argentina with governmental and private sector partnerships and an approach of comprehensive and multidisciplinary intervention, providing effective and efficient responses to thousands of citizens.
Called the “AirBnB of creative spaces,” this is Latin America’s first online marketplace that allows people to publish, discover, and rent unique spaces for meeting, events, and productions. The company connects professional and creators who need a special space so that their ideas can come to life, providing access to previously unavailable and undiscovered spaces. The company’s mission is to be a source of inspiration that helps businesses and people to find, create, and live memorable experiences in one-of-a-kind spaces.
This innovative blockchain startup provides solutions for transparency, authentication, counterfeit-proof certification, and data integrity using blockchain technology. The products allow for digital signatures and certification of documents, and their API can certify any type of information using Blockchain. Their solutions are primarily used for compliance, legal tech, banking, education, government, and energy.
This firm is dedicated to providing knowledge, methodologies, and software technology solutions in human capital management for leading companies in the market. It is a Latin American company, with 25 years of experience and presence in more than 10 countries. The company’s goal is to guide and operate the intellectual and human capital of organizations.
The mission of the business school is to train responsible leaders who contribute to the integral development of society, through quality and demanding teaching, supported by the investigation of the problems inherent in the management of organizations. The business school’s research center combines in its research the impact of economic and social phenomena on Uruguayan companies.
This major association of Information Technology and Communication (ITC) companies in Uruguay is currently composed of more than 350 companies that offer products and services to more than 52 markets. Its mission is to promote the development and growth of Uruguay's technology industry. As the main spokesperson of the ITC industry, the association is recognized both within Uruguay and abroad. It is a reference center and active partner of institutions that integrate the ecosystem of the Uruguayan technological industry, such as business incubators, academic-industrial centers, universities, technology parks, government institutions, and business associations. This association is at the center of the technological industry of Uruguay.
The foundation manages a network of twenty-four Catholic educational institutions and seeks to improve these schools’ academics and provide quality education for over 4000 students of disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. Reading, Mathematics, and English are the three main axes of pedagogy. To monitor the students’ improvement, standards are being applied in all participating schools, and practices are being systematized in the different school grades.
Located in Montevideo and other cities in the country, this is the oldest private university in Uruguay with the widest coverage within the national territory, and it represents the main work of the Catholic church in Uruguayan higher education. Its commitment to academic excellence, ideological pluralism, ecumenism, and inter-religious dialogue has made it a leading institution in Uruguay’s cultural life.
This online applications allows both national and international tourists to access nautical activities and experiences in order to enjoy spending time on the water year round in all places where nautical options are offered. The online application links owners of nautical artifacts with tourist users, who have the convenience of searching and comparing prices from a cell phone at any time of the day.
This award-winning fintech startup company is dedicated to providing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with solutions to short-term financing problems (working capital), using technology and innovative business models. While SMEs benefit from better solutions for financing their businesses, investors will also gain new investment opportunities that were always controlled by a few institutions.
The dynamic tech startup offers an online tool to provide comparisons of insurance offers. The site connects the user with the offers of all insurers in the market in order to not only compare their products but also eventually contract their services in the same online platform. The goal is to bring transparency to the insurance market in Uruguay, helping to provide symmetry to an otherwise complex market. This startup seeks to provide Uruguayans with a way to buy insurance outside of the traditional office of a broker, where incentives are given that benefit the broker and harm the client. For this reason it works to bring all the insurance information to the end user, in a simple way to understand, so that the client can purchase insurance by making decisions adapted to his own needs and not to those of an intermediary.
This digital marketing firm started in 2015 with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for staying on the cutting edge in the industry. The goal is to go further than the competitors to identify what the clients need by getting to know their business and finding the best strategy to help them achieve their desired results. This is achieved through diligent research about the brand, the competition, and the industry. In-depth analysis of the market enables the firm to define a work route in which to present actions in the both the short and the long term to reach the proposed goal.
This daily news cooperative was created as an alliance between journalists and critical citizens and as such is managed in a cooperative way. It is the second newspaper in sales in Uruguay, and 80% of its income comes from membership fees. In its twelve years, it has proven itself to be an innovative information company, not only because of its journalistic approach but also for having created its own a marketing channel that allows it to control the entire chain.
The civil society organization seeks to overcome the situation of poverty for millions of people living in popular settlements, through the joint action of their inhabitants and the young volunteers who work with the organization in 19 countries in Latin America. The organization works together with impoverished communities to improve their habitats and living conditions, to promote economic and social development, and to encourage civic action and advocacy.
This coworking space is located in a AAA category building in the downtown Retiro area. It offers entrepreneurs and professionals a first rate space at very low cost, with options for shared spaces, fixed desks, and even exclusive offices. This coworking space stands out for its excellent work climate, professionalism, and great sense of community for its members.
The tech startup focuses on creating and enhancing brands through technological tools and communication. The expert team works closely with brand clients to increase their followers, achieve more sales, and strengthen their brand recognition. They use market segmentation, brand positioning, audience strategy, and system optimization to reach the clients’ goals.
This software startup was born in 2014 with the mission of helping entrepreneurs to execute innovative and creative projects. With that goal, the startup started working with small, local companies and then grew into working with larger companies and international startups. The focus is on software development, with the vision to develop incredible products that people enjoy seeing and using.
The focus of this creative communication agency is sustainability projects. The mission is to use creativity as a tool to boost the positive impact of organizations and thus contribute, together, to achieving the objectives of sustainable development. The agency believes that measuring and reporting are the foundations for a more profitable and sustainable business. Therefore, they seek to take the Sustainability Report to another level, integrating the business objectives in a compelling way that people want to read.
This environmental nonprofit works to promote sustainable development through educational programs, advocacy, and special projects. The organization is composed of over 100 volunteers who are passionate about trying to improve the world through small, multipliable actions that make a big difference when taken together.
Global company that farms, distributes, and markets organic consumer foods, including fresh produce, plant-based prepared foods, healthy beverages, and snacks. During its 18-year history, the company has remained committed to rigorous standards of worker health and empowerment, while amassing an impressive list of household-name clients, such as Whole Foods, Kroger, and Trader Joe’s.