Disruptive business models: Uber in Latin America

Digital technology creates not only new products and services, it changes the rules of competition, spinning off disruptive business models that may eventually clash with local institutions. Spotify has changed the music industry, Airbnb has changed the hospitality industry and Uber is causing turmoil in Latin America’s transportation industry, provoking either strong positive or negative reactions from customers and local cab drivers. Read the full, exclusive column by Maria Tereza Fleury, Dean of the Business Administration School at Fundação Getulio Vargas. Brazil readies $18.5 billion public spending plan Brazil plans to invest $18.50 billion in public funds by the end of 2018 to accelerate the economic recovery and bolster aging infrastructure, newspaper Valor Econômico said today. More than a third […]

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