The imperative of innovation 2.0: An interview with IDB’s Jose Miguel Benavente

What’s new about entrepreneurial innovation in Latin America in this Interview with José Miguel Benavente. BY SANTIAGO GUTIÉRREZ Have you heard about Crystal Lagoons? asks José Benavente, chief of the Competitiveness and Innovation division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and co-author of the book, “The New Imperative of Innovation: Policy Perspectives for Latin America and the Caribbean,” which was published in February. What’s certain is that for whoever is interested in corporate innovation, this real estate company of Chilean Fernando Fischmann, who in just seven years has placed his projects in 60 countries, is a must-see reference. Imagine: a biochemist who bought 60 hectares in Algarrobo, Chile to develop a vacation home project. The main attraction on the site, […]

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