Puentes in Uruguay

Daily News Cooperative

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.

Human Capital Management Firm

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.

Insurance Tech Startup

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.

Digital Marketing Firm

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.

Nautical Rental Startup

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.

Finance Tech Startup

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.

Prominent Private University

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.

Educational Support Foundation

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.

Association of Information Technology Companies

Association of Information Technology and Communication (ITC) companies in Uruguay. 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.

Business School Research Center

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.

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