Tag: Company

Blumer raised $5 million in the starting round

Blumer raised $5 million in the starting round

The Blumer startup, considered to be Web 3.0’s first social network, raised $5 million in its first week of its launch round with a valuation of $150 million. “We are very happy because this round allows us to open offices in Mexico, Argentina and Brazil and close 2023 with at least 5 million active users. […]

The largest scaffolding factory in Latin America is located in B/quilla

The largest scaffolding factory in Latin America is located in B/quilla

With an initial investment of USD 4 million and generating more than 80 direct formal jobs, Stepup scaffolding productionone of the largest manufacturers of multidimensional structural scaffolding and aerial work platforms in the United States, inaugurated its manufacturing facility in Barranquilla on Friday. The arrival of this international company to the La Cayena Free Trade […]

President of Bancolombia will be part of ‘The B Team’

President of Bancolombia will be part of ‘The B Team’

Juan Carlos Mora, President of Bancolombia, was invited to join The B Team, a global group of business and civil society leaders who work to advance leadership with transparency and accountability. Founded 10 years ago by Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz, this collective works to redefine the way business is done so that business success […]

Nine companies reported increases in energy rates despite Petro measures

Nine companies reported increases in energy rates despite Petro measures

The increase in energy rates had a major impact on the quality of life of Colombians in 2022. So much so that all users in the country gathered by department to demonstrate against the upward trend. “It’s not fair that I pay 217,000 pesos a month for electricity while I’m working all day. If I […]

In 2022, more than 310,000 companies were founded in Colombia

In 2022, more than 310,000 companies were founded in Colombia

In 2022, 310,731 new companies were created in Colombia, 1% more than in 2021 when 307,679 productive units were born. This is evident in Confecámaras’ report on Business Creation Dynamics, based on information from the Single Business and Social Registry (RUES), which consolidates information from the Mercantile Registry of the country’s 57 Chambers of Commerce. […]

Short-time work: everything you need to know about your application

Short-time work: everything you need to know about your application

Vicente Umaña, in turn, said that whether it is viable or not, it is an obligation to implement the new working hours in Colombia with a gradual reduction in the coming years.“There are many companies that even since last year have started adjusting their schedules to the reduction of hours in anticipation of this,” said […]

3,725 businessmen benefited from the CREEce program

3,725 businessmen benefited from the CREEce program

Due to the great successes achieved last year with the Business Growth Program for the Formalization CREEce, an initiative of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, led by the Chamber of Commerce of Barranquilla, in collaboration with the Chambers of Valledupar and Sincelejo, there are great expectations in 2023 among those called to benefit. […]

Ísimo: the new hard discount chain led by Olímpica

Ísimo: the new hard discount chain led by Olímpica

Ísimo, the new commitment to hard discount stores, arrives in Colombia, whose work will begin with the opening of 420 outlets between December 2022 and March 2023. This announcement comes after the Grupo Empresarial Olímpica reported in August this year that they were structuring a new hard discount concept in the country in partnership with […]

Business development, key to poverty alleviation and social progress

Business development, key to poverty alleviation and social progress

The determining role of entrepreneurs Referring to her experience in bringing local businesses to the global market, Bisila Bokoko, Founder and CEO of BBES, emphasized: “The key to internationalization success is knowing your target market, the legal environment and the culture of the country, a mental based on the local with a global vision and […]

The US authorizes Chevron to resume extraction operations in Venezuela

The US authorizes Chevron to resume extraction operations in Venezuela

The US government announced this Saturday that it is authorizing the Chevron oil company to resume limited extraction of natural resources in Venezuela as a result of the resumption of dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the opposition. Read also: The Venezuelan government and opposition hope to release funds abroad The measure, according to the […]

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