Unveiling Latin America’s tech talent

The mega-conference in Miami Beach to promote South Florida as a technology hub for tech business in Europe, North America and Latin America After five consecutive years of eMerge Americas conferences, most attendees agree that the event is helping the greater Miami area to consolidate as a marketplace for tech busines. “Miami is starting to be seen as an innovation hub,” said Melissa Medina, Executive Vice President, eMerge Americas, in an exclusive interview with Latin Trade.   Medina also highlighted the emphasis that the event gave this year to the presence of Latin American speakers and entrepreneurs. Indeed, one of the most awaited conferences was that of Marcos Galperín, CEO & Co-Founder of Mercado Libre, the most popular and used […]

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