Gonzalo Charquero (EN)

Gonzalo Charquero (EN)

Reporter in Uruguay

Uruguayan journalist specialized in political area. Gonzalo was editor of Actualidad in El Observador and worked in El País. He also worked as a professor of journalism at Universidad Católica del Uruguay.
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Uruguayan Startup Founders Launch Platform to Nurture New Businesses

Ariel Burschtin and Álvaro García, co-founders of PedidosYa, have launched Orok Ventures, with which they are seeking to give a boost to more startups in the region

Tech & Funding

Latin American Tech Firms See Salary Raises Ongoing Amid Stiff Competition

Tech companies in the region foresee salaries continuing to rise, as well as a globalization of remuneration irrespective of location, but also advise caution amid times of lower investment

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Itaú Targets Tech Clients, Startups in Uruguay As Demand for Credit Still Strong

The Brazilian bank’s CEO and wholesale banking director in Uruguay talk about its Tech Nucleus, dedicated to serving technology companies and fintechs, and how more interest rate hikes are likely

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How Uruguay Became a Cluster of ‘High Quality’ Startups, Talent

Paulo Passoni, an investor and former Softbank executive, talks to Bloomberg Línea about how the South American country is attracting the best companies, and the best talent, in Latin America

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Uruguay Presents Roadmap for Green Hydrogen Generation, Exports

The government has presented a plan that envisages positioning itself as an exporter of the fuel, creating up to 34,000 jobs

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Uruguay’s Government Courts Amazon, Netflix in Bid to Expand Entertainment Exports

The government is aiming to develop its audiovisual sector, and the country’s minister for industry has met with entertainment company executives in Los Angeles

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