millennials challenge of december linking together latino youth entrepreneurs across the americas and through to Rome Nobel Peace Summit and back- if you have a favorite latino peace or entrepreneur network to be in please post its adress

strange but true after a third of a century of unparalled health service to the poorest, boston and other friends of paul farmer built him the best teaching hospital in the world in HA... the pride and joy of the hemisphere- particularly as its also world bank's jim kim favorite space to showcase what millennials can now do -lets hope next tedxwb will linkin

..Chile searches for business schools with a (sustainable) futureENS Global
toplines from superb #demandsolutions summit idb 2 December
Blum has turned global poverty in UC's most popular minoroty option since starting partnership with idp
Gomez startup easytaxi shows how a digital platform can go global wherever a passionate tech entrepreneur starts
cnn gabriella friasmay be interested in linking latin americas to atlantas biggest ever youth celebration
tie up between singularity university, xprize, women@thefriontier
impressive play in vc value chain  by founder  Bedy Yang of 500 startups also started 500women and premoney(and brazilinnovators san fran)

these from december 2014 celebration of millennials entrepreneurial talent latin america development bank dc

chile bottom-up medicine Contreras Retediag - medical millennials

ecuador satellite tracking of healthy cattle alonsoperez ieetech   -women millennials, agriculture millennials, tech millennials

Colombia Gutierrez Sokotext Food safety and small food retailers- womens millennials food millennials sme millennials

Colombia Guaqueta acuacare  - water milennial, health millennial, houing millennails

Argentina Puig Acamica - elearning

mexico Freitas Handtalk - translating hand language for deaf

Brazil enois contenuendo Rahra- elearning/youth media

uruguay Vipermed Oliveri-telemedical knowhow

Brazil  Livox Pereira - App for disabled

Mexico increasing nutrition of processed foods Bonzalez Eatlimmo - health millennials

Peru Guiterrez Duhem -Online store (ethical produce)

Brazil mobile medical Gomes   Plataformasaude medical millennials

Panama Criptext Mazrachi- mobile millennials, security millennials

Venezuela Mara Takehand- 3d printing prosthetic hand

Guatemala Lopez Dplatam - digital game mobile millennial

Chile Correa Copperbiohealth - copper bedstands cause least risk of transmitting diseases -women millennials,health millennials

The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) welcomed more than 30 young rural entrepreneurs from various regions of Colombia.

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chile bottom up medicine 


Physician, PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Chile.

Juan Contreras is a doctor who graduated from the University of Chile. While working as a physician he earned a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the same university. After publishing several studies on immunology and molecular biology, he opted to seek solutions to the day to day needs he observed as a doctor. He concluded that the main health problem in Chile and Latin America in general was not a lack of scientific knowledge. Rather, it was that this knowledge does not reach the poorest people, who, sadly, make up the majority of the population. For instance, in the case of diabetes, it turns out the disease is still the leading cause of blindness in the world even though diabetes can be treated. This is so because early detection of lesions on the retina does not happen in a timely fashion for the country's most vulnerable people.

RetiDiag visits health centers to take photographs of retinas. These are evaluated remotely with software developed by the startup. It allows for generating reports with great efficiency and speed, lowering the overall cost of the process. It also allows ophthalmologists to put their down time to good use. In this way it is possible to detect – in time – patients who have retina lesions that show no symptoms, sparing them from losing their sight over the medium term.

The company currently treats patients in Santiago and other regions of Chile, and has evaluated more than 5,000 diabetics in just five months. But the firm hopes to triple that figure by December of this year.


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Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer.

Victoria is Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer and an entrepreneur. Together with a college friend, Sebastián Berchesi, she co-founded IEETech, a social enterprise that developed Chipsafer, a platform that can track and early detect anomalies in cattle health remotely and autonomously. In 2012 Chipsafer was the winner of the International Telecommunication Union Young Innovators Competition and in 2013 Victoria won the Best Young Inventor Award from the World Intellectual Property Organization.


Maria Victoria Alonsoperez Introduced by Alejandro Toledo. One Young World. October 2014.

Chipsafer: upgrading agriculture. The Huffington Post. October 2014. View Article



Industrial engineer graduated from the University of Chile

In 2008, while Correa was working in the marketing development department of Codelco, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certified copper as the first anti-microbial metal. In the wake of that announcement, she and a team at Codelco began to develop the first project in Chile designed to measure the anti-microbial effectiveness of copper in a hospital setting. To take over the technical side of the project, David Vargas and Christian Larsen joined the project, through their company Duam. In this the way the first prototypes of clinical objects featuring anti-microbial copper were constructed.

As the project was a success, Codelco decided to keep investing in the use of copper in Chilean hospitals. All of this work was carried out by Duam through its CopperBioHealth brand.

To boost the business side of CopperBioHealth, Constanza joined the team in October 2012, after spending a year in the United States.

In 2013, CopperBioHealth began direct sales of its products, but ran into the problem that its prices were high. So Correa proposed focusing commercial efforts on hospital bed safety railings and using a leasing model that included maintenance. She decided to zero in on such metal bannisters for three reasons: first, they are the most contaminated surfaces in a hospital room; the company had a competitive advantage at the global level because CopperBioHealth had developed three models of railing; and third, beds are one of a hospital’s main assets and their condition and functionality have a direct impact on patients’ quality of life.

In light of all this, Correa proposed creating a startup called “CopperBioHealth-leasing of bed railings with anti-microbial copper.” The co-founders were Correa, Vargas and Larsen.


Tales Gomes is a social impact entrepreneur born in Brazil and educated in Marketing and Project management in the USA thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship, a grant sponsored by the U.S. Department of State to International students.

He is the co-founder of Plataforma Saúde, a social impact business located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that usesmobile technologies to provide high quality healthcare for underserved communities with limited or no access to basic healthcare.

Currently with 500 users, the main service consists of a set of examsthat identify the degree of risk of Chronic Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) - the majorcause of death in this population. According to the World Health Organization, the four main types of noncommunicable diseases are cardiovascular diseases (like heart attacks and stroke), cancers, chronic respiratory diseases (such as chronic obstructed pulmonary disease and asthma) and diabetes. The result of the exams is delivered to the user at the end of process, which takes only 20 minutes.

Plataforma Saúde started at a Startup Weekend Rio Favela, the first one of this kind held at a slum in the world where it was awarded the first prize, sponsored by Google for Entreprenuers. Plataforma Saúde was selected by two accelerator programs: Endeavor and Estacio de Sá University. Early September 2014, it was also selected as one of the organizations to receive a R$200 thousand reais grant from the Brazil Government program called Startup Brazil.

Thestartup’s methodology is color-based and easy to interpret, and has been designed in collaboration with physicians, nurses andpublic health experts. It is an innovative approach to healthcare worldwide.




Graduated with a degree in economics from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, in Mexico

The goal of Limmo is for all processed foods to be more nutritional, at the same production cost or even lower. The company has concentrated on dealing with obesity. As a child, Gonzalez suffered from this disorder and at the age of 15 was pre-diabetic. From that point on he had to pay very close attention to what he ate and what the ingredients in his food were, so as to avoid developing full-blown diabetes.

Limmo arose in 2013 in a national business-plan competition called Nanotech-Biotech in the city of Monterrey. Along with a partner, Gonzalez analyzed the problem of obesity in Mexico and how waste matter in the value chain is not utilized. The winning proposal was to reincorporate such waste as products that improve processed foods without raising their cost; the goal was for healthy eating to be accessible to everyone.

Limmo developed a process that takes advantage of the most nutritional parts of fruits, which are normally discarded, such as peels and seeds. These are transformed into highly nutritional, functional and inexpensive ingredients for the processed food industry. So far the company has managed to reduce by 40% the use of eggs and fat in the bread-baking industry without changing the food’s taste or smell, and enhancing its texture, flavor and shelf-life. In this way producers can save 5% to 12% in their production costs even as they improve quality. The final result is simply better food.

The startup has already landed its first customers in Monterrey and Aguascalientes. They range from bakeries to hotels, restaurants and manufacturers of processed foods.


Industrial engineer from Xaverian University in Bogota, with an MBA focusing on construction companies from the Catholic University of Chile, a Georgetown Fellow with the Global Competitiveness Leadership Program, and a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum.

AcuaCare began by implementing solutions to treat water with earthworms, allowing for savings of up to 70% in the process. During the sales process, the company developed portable biological treatment kits for families, and realized this could have a major impact on health care in Latin America. But as company officials traveled to rural areas they realized that it was not enough to simply improve health care. Rather, it was necessary to change people’s lives and housing situation in a sustainable way. The idea was to help them take ownership of where they lived and create systems that let them save money and even generate income.

AcuaCare has a partnership with Benhabitat, which for more than 30 years has been building housing in rural areas. The companies formed a team of experts to focus on creating housing solutions that were adequate, sustainable and adaptable to different needs and climates. It all began with the following question: what if we designed a home that a woman who is the breadwinner in a family could put together without expert-level skills.

The Habitat business line is a simple system of build-it-yourself houses. Each part of the house is conceived so that it does not require more than two steps to assemble. It features systems to capture and store rainwater and a system to treat water with earthworms (an award-winning technology). Also, each component of the packaging that the pieces of the house come in have a use as well, such as growing food or improving the local flora and fauna.

The Habitat system generates savings of up to 40% compared to traditional houses, and provides a new construction method based on the IKEA do-it-yourself model. It also creates the possibility of integrating community, environment and economy. The kind of construction used in the Habitat line has been used two develop two houses, and the water treatment technology has been installed in more than eight homes.


After living for a decade in the Dominican Republic, Medina returned to her native Colombia to study political science at the University of the Andes. With a passion for designing and carrying out mobile solutions for poor people, she earned a Masters at the London School of Economics in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies.

Taking on the challenge of the Hult Prize 2013 on food safety in poor urban neighborhoods, Medina co-founded her socially-oriented company, SokoText, along with four classmates from the LSE. SokoText has two social goals: empower small shops in marginal neighborhoods and contribute to improving food safety at the base of the economic pyramid. In order to do this SokoText creates a virtual purchasing group via cell phone which aggregates orders from small shop owners in poor areas, so they can buy at wholesale prices. The savings can then be passed on to consumers. SokoText now has three distribution centers that supply 85 small stores in Nairobi, Kenya. They sell discounted products to more than 6,000 final consumers.

Medina has three years of domestic and international experience in consulting, market research and social innovation. Her current project is to repeat the SokoText Kenya model in Latin America, starting in Colombia. She has the backing of the Bavaria Foundation, Social Lab Colombia and Meiko. Over the long term her career goal is to create various not-for-profit companies that contribute to the development of Colombia and Latin America.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance, American University 2010, Master of Science of Finance, American University 2012.

The idea for Criptext came as we saw a dire need for secure communications in the political atmosphere in Panama. As my team and I were developing an app for a presidential candidate in Panama in 2013, we saw firsthand how a screenshot to one of his messages was leaked to the press and taken out of context. We realized then the lack of a platform that protected the privacy and security could be developed into an enterprise. We built first a secure messaging platform for business and launched it in May 2014 and by September 2014 we developed a secure email platform that would complement the business communication platform that we had created.

In the 3 months of operations Criptext has over 1000 paying users focused exclusively on Government entities in Latin America. By the Fall 2014 the goal is to broaden Criptext market to include large corporations in the financial services industry.


Graphic design, digital television production and advertising.

After working for several companies for nearly 10 years, Monroy decided to create his own business. The goal was to develop independent projects that would have a positive impact using technology and digital media as a conduit for reaching everyone. Initially the plan was to be a digital partner of clients in Guatemala. Thus, the name “Digital Partners”.

It was not until just two years ago that he shifted course and moved to truly realize his goal, which was to design a game for mobile phones called “Mayan Pitz”, meant to preserve cultural heritage that is being lost in Guatemala. The tool for doing this was to be a Mayan Indian game played with a ball. While working to provide digital services such as Web development, Facebook applications and digital creativity, which the company continues to do, the team set aside time to develop the Mayan game project.

Once this project was completed, Monroy realized that there is great potential in the use of entertainment to promote culture and education and transmit messages via games in a creative way. So far the project has reached some 18,000 people around the world. The company continues to work to improve it and reach even more people. Digital Partners seeks to be a creative technology company that builds independent and innovative products and digital solutions for brands, companies, educators and governments. It aims to do so by using entertainment as a cannel for communication that connects with people and leaves positive messages for future changes in the new generations using technology.


Degree in Industrial Design from the University of the Andes, in Venezuela

Co-founder of the ergonomics laboratory at that university and RedParaCrecer ( ), as well as other startups of nationwide scope.

A specialist in 3DPrinting (since 2010) and 3D Biomodelling. Focused on achievement and making a contribution to society through his work. Founder and Product Development Manager of TakeaHand.

TakeaHand was created with the idea of achieving a world in which everyone has the hands that they need, regardless of their physical, biological, economic or social conditions, keeping in mind that everyone’s needs and conditions are different.

With the challenge of meeting this need from the perspective of designers, the company set out to find unconventional solutions in the design of personalized and affordable prosthetic devices for hands, using new technologies, 3D printing and crowdfunding through a cloud platform.

Right now two prototypes are being tested as the company assesses progress in the Minimum Viable Product – the bare essentials for it to be valuable before delivering it to final users.


Degree in Systems at ORT University.  The idea behind ViperMed arose after Oliveri fractured his leg and was temporarily disabled. During rehab, he observed how the education he received was key in the recovery process. He also saw that many times a patient does not receive this instruction because of conditions that may exist at a given time in countries’ health care systems. Enduring this dilemma helped him empathize with more than 85 million people in Latin America and 10% of the world population who also suffer from this problem.

ViperMed is a tele-education platform that lets patients and care-givers receive education from the world’s top medical institutions so people can take better care of themselves. The solution has yielded a positive impact on the therapeutic and financial bottom line of health care systems by improving people’s quality of life and cutting costs stemming from misuse of services, transport to hospitals and recurring medical conditions.

Now ViperMed is involved in projects with private and government institutions and foundations, which estimate that more than 100,000 patients have benefited from the program in such disparate areas as maternity, infant and adult disability, diabetes, obesity, breast cancer and liver transplants.

Ignacio was Awarded by the MIT TR35 award as one of the young entrepreneurs under 35 in 2013, also recognized by MIT with the award for social innovation. He took courses at Stanford University, Columbia University and Singularity University.


Peña is co-founder and commercial director of DUHEM, Peru’s first online store for responsible, healthy and eco-friendly consumption. She has a degree in business administration from the University of the Pacific (Peru’s top business school), and has also studied business at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

In 2012 she led one of 10 teams chosen by Wayra Peru (an incubator of tech businesses, run by Spain’s Telefónica group) to receive seed money and consulting from various experts in the eco-system of startups. It was with this prize that, along with her three partners, she launched DUHEM, the original idea for which came in a university classroom.

With more than a year of experience in the Peruvian market, DUHEM has consolidated its position as an online hub that brings together a varied supply of healthy, responsible and eco-friendly products. At DUHEM shoppers can find organic food, accessories that contribute to the development of the production chain of small-scale artisans, even clothing for children, proceeds from which contribute directly to an operation for children born with cleft lip. DUHEM has become a must-stop site for consumers who want to go beyond products that are simply attractive and of good quality and demand ones that are socially responsible. DUHEM has also had an impact on the development of small business owners by offering them the possibility to upgrade their commercial transactions and consulting on how to manage their businesses.

In recent years Peña has served as an adviser to various socially and technologically oriented projects along with the entrepreneurship center at the University of the Pacific. And in addition to her work at DUHEM, she is the commercial director of her family´s textile company, which illustrates her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the business world.

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TECH - What is IT? and which exponential multipliers most impact human and natural futures?

AI   >. silicon chip singularity (ie when one chip > one brain in pure analytical capacity) - science fictiion no moore

who programs the ai - the race to include lost6 voices eg girls- the world of statistics re=-examined like never before (eg previously mass statistics very weak at coding meaining from numbers)

Biotech  >> Affective science (loveq and emotional intelligence remains human's unique edge over artificials for at least 10 more years!)

G5 nothing is too big to share universally>>> IOT which things will now have brains and be as mobile connectyed as you are

Cyber >> Drone - opportunities and threats of public spaces being 100% public - good and bad hacs- note context matters - context 1 smart city context 2 isolated vilalge no moore context 3 make a huge land safe at borders

3D printing aka additive engineering

Big Data Small by market tech sector Leapfrogging

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Continental agrarian keynsianism

Diaspora 3rd richest;

Moon landing

intel starts up 68 moores-law doubling of chip capacity every 2 years

Satellite age lifts off

If societies around the globe are spending 4000 times more on global village connections (#2030now versus 1946) then it stands to reason that sustainable millennials will need to demand 10 times more value from community networking and mobile open source services such as health education local value chained markets/banks, energy, safety and peace


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