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Winning Peruvian startup in Peru hopes to help to eliminate food waste
Posted by Lisa Shipley on Nov 29, 2017 Leave a comment

Winning Peruvian startup in Peru hopes to help to eliminate food waste

In 2016, Co-Founder and CEO of Bio Natural Solutions Peru Ximena Adriazola Du-Pont joined the ranks of the 3% of startups worldwide that have a female CEO. 2 weeks ago,  Full Article »

Arequipa’s UNSA and Purdue University team to accelerate sustainable solutions
Posted by Jess Rapp on Nov 2, 2017 Leave a comment

Arequipa’s UNSA and Purdue University team to accelerate sustainable solutions

A research and innovation alliance between the Universidad Nacional De San Agustin (UNSA) in Arequipa and Indiana’s Purdue University is in the works.

3 Peruvian NGOs shortlisted for Desafío Google 2017
Posted by Jess Rapp on Oct 17, 2017 Leave a comment

3 Peruvian NGOs shortlisted for Desafío Google 2017

Three Peruvian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been selected as finalists for Desafío Google 2017 (Googles Impact Challenge), an initiative that seeks to support non-profits in five countries across Latin America; Colombia,  Full Article »

Google picks Peruvian startup Latin Fintech for new accelerator program
Posted by Jess Rapp on Oct 6, 2017 Leave a comment

Google picks Peruvian startup Latin Fintech for new accelerator program

Google selects Latin Fintech, a Peruvian fintech startup, to be part of its new Campus Latam Exchange Founders program.

Peru soccer fans irate over Teleticket website crash, unable to deal with demand
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 5, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru soccer fans irate over Teleticket website crash, unable to deal with demand

Peruvian soccer fans were left disappointed Tuesday morning when trying to purchase tickets for the upcoming World Cup 2018 qualifying game against Colombia after the Teleticket website crashed.

New report finds Peru needs to bolster cancer control efforts
Posted by Zac Laval on Oct 3, 2017 Leave a comment

New report finds Peru needs to bolster cancer control efforts

In a recent report by The Economist, commissioned by multinational healthcare company Roche, Peru was ranked eighth among 12 major countries in Central and South America in regard to the  Full Article »

Peru invests in innovative technology for natural resources
Posted by Nic Waddell on Oct 2, 2017 Leave a comment

Peru invests in innovative technology for natural resources

The Peruvian Ministry of Production announces the start of the Reto Bio, a program that will look to make the most of the country’s natural resources and promote innovative projects  Full Article »

Ten Peru startups to participate in first-ever Pacific Alliance South Summit
Posted by Daniel Sanchez on Sep 27, 2017 Leave a comment

Ten Peru startups to participate in first-ever Pacific Alliance South Summit

The first edition of the Pacific Alliance South Summit, to be held on November 30 in Bogota, Colombia will attract promising startups from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and of course Peru.

Peru looks to space for Malaria cure
Posted by Jess Rapp on Sep 25, 2017 1 comment

Peru looks to space for Malaria cure

The Peruvian government and NASA researchers are now using data from Earth-observing satellites, that track human and environmental events, to help prevent outbreaks of Malaria.