The Forum will focus on identification, structuring, and the growth process of local business opportunities by speakers and panelists from Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, Ecuador, and more.

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The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and the Latin America Business Club, will host the 4th annual Latin Entrepreneurship Forum on Friday, April 20th, 2012.
The Latin Entrepreneurship Forum is the largest among U.S. universities dedicated to entrepreneurial activities in Latin America. Participants will learn about the challenges and opportunities for starting and growing businesses in the region from top Latin American leaders, entrepreneurs, and business people. The Forum will focus on generating insightful debates about the identification, structuring, and growth process of local business opportunities.
Watch a video invitation!
Speakers & Panelists
  • Carlos Guzman - General Secretary of Mexico; and CEO, ProMexico
  • Jaime Chico Pardo - Chairman Telmex and president ENESA; Mexico
  • Dr. Franklin Chang Diaz - former astronaut and president Ad Astra Rocket Company; Costa Rica 
  • Juan Domingo Beckman - CEO, Jose Cuervo Co., and President, Proximo Spirits
  • Alberto Vollmer - Ron Santa Teresa; Venezuela
  • Andrés Barreto - Grooveshark; Colombia
  • Jaime Gilinski - JGBBank/Panama Pacifico; Colombia
  • Isabel Noboa - Consorcio Nobis; Ecuador
  • James Fendell - Aeropost; Costa Rica
  • Eduardo Erana – President Visa, Inc. Latin America and The Caribbean Region
  • Enrique Yamuni – Founder and General Director, Megacable; Mexico
  • John Cullen – General Manager - Latin America, New Balance Athletic Shoe
  • Leonard Schlesinger – President, Babson College 
Register here.  Follow the event on Facebook and Twitter.
Last year the Forum reached 27 universities and more than 1,000 students through live streaming in countries such as Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Peru, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Spain and Puerto Rico. More than 500 people attended the event on the Babson campus.
Babson’s Latin America Business Club is for MBA students who have an interest in doing business and developing relationships in Latin America. The club encourages an understanding of the Latin culture, promotes networking activities, and enhances entrepreneurship opportunities there.

By Nancy Sullivan, | 04/12/2012 04:00