2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Insights from Latin American Accelerators


Latin America's leading accelerators come together to discuss the state of entrepreneurship and acceleration programs in the region. Argentina and Mexico join on a unique panel that will go inside Latin America to discuss the opportunities, the challenges and the success stories of the region. On this panel the leaders of Latin American accelerators will exchange their views on the future of a fast-growing ecosystem.



Antón Chalbaud


The Fan Machine

Anton Chalbaud is a serial entrepreneur who started his first Startup in 1999 and in the last five years has been devoted exclusively to social platforms. Sonico.com was Director, and currently serves as CEO of Altodot, his latest venture, a strategy to implement technology for marketing on social platforms, working mainly on Twitter and Facebook company.


Marcela Gutierrez

Managing Dir

Naranya Labs

Marcela Gutierrez is Managing Director at naranya*LABS, the global leading mobile commerce startup accelerator.

She has experience in entrepreneurship and project management. Previously, she worked as MD at Monterrey Tech's Business Incubator.

With a versatile profile, Marcela has worked in private industry for companies such as Cemex and Naranya; the academic sector for Monterrey Tech; and also has collaborated in projects with the public sector, like the Innovation and Technology Transfer Institute of Nuevo Leon and the Economic Development Ministry.

Sergio Romo

Naranya Ventures


Ulrick Noel

Managing Partner

Venture Institute

Ulrick is a multitasker and avid learner by nature; he currently leads Venture Institute a seed acceleration program in Mexico, serves in four Board of Directors and supports multiple Endeavor Entrepreneurs. Previously he launched 14 companies across Latin America related to Web to Consumer as the CEO and Managing Director for Rocket Internet. Ulrick has also experience in management consulting where he developed as manager for Bain & Company and A.T. Kearney; he has MBA from The Massachusetts Institute Technology and B.S. from ITESM Campus Monterrey. Follow him @ulrick

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