• NEXSO & Demand Solutions

    Gather the 15 most disruptive start-ups in Latin America and the Caribbean

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  • BizCorps

    Leveraging MBA talent for social Enterprise in Colombia

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  • New call for proposals

    Remittances and savings program in Mexico

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October 8, 2015

¿Tienes o conoces un proyecto que mejore vidas en las ciudades de #Venezuela? ¡Ya quedan pocos días para enviar tu solución a través de NEXSO! El equipo que resulte ganador recibirá 9 meses de membresía en el Impact Hub Caracas, mentoría especializada, y formación para tres miembros de su equipo. Además de Bs. 100.000 como capital semilla para su iniciativa. http://www.nexso.org/es-es/c/ImpactHub2015

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Oct 1, 2015

Demand Solutions and NEXSO partner to identify the most “disruptive” startups addressing urban challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean

Yves Lesenfants

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Oct 1, 2015

Springing up the education ladder in Haiti: From brain drain to brain gain

Nara Meli

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Sep 30, 2015

Redefining property: The sharing economy

Fernando Jiménez-Ontiveros

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Sep 23, 2015

Step No.1 to win low-income customers: discard your stereotypes


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Sep 16, 2015

Social entrepreneurship enters the mainstream

Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen

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Sep 15, 2015

Microfinance places hope in big data, but other things are also needed

Fermín Vivanco

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Carbon finance in Mexican households

In the Valley of Mexico and in Northern Baja California, residential water fixtures are typically inefficient, using about 40% more water and 25% more energy than more modern, water-saving devices available on the market. The MIF partnered with Camino Sabio Azul to achieve economic savings for low-income residents through reduced water usage by implementing water- and energy-saving devices using financing from carbon credits.

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