500 Mexico City unveils startups


500 Mexico City has announced the 17 new companies that will be part of its acceleration process for Latin America. There have been 45 companies that have gone through the selection process in the offices in Mexico City.

PRESS RELEASE

500 Mexico City announces the 17 new
companies that will be part of the batch Winter 2013 being the third on of its
Accelerator for Latin America. With this Startups, there has been 45 companies that
have gone through this process in the offices in Mexico City such as Cine+,
Rubberit, Yaxi, Conekta and MyCoffeBox.
Of the total number of applications received through Angelist, only about the 5%
were accepted after been interviewed by the investment team, trying to find the
best entrepreneurs in the region.
Each batch of companies has unique characteristics that separates them from
earlier, with a group truly diverse and international, with founders from around 20
cities of Latin America such as Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Bogotá, Mexico
City, Hermosillo, to mention some and also the first company founded entirely by
women.
The 17 selected companies will go through a acceleration process of 5 months in
the coworking space Chihuahua 230 where will work with the 500 Mexico City
team issues of distribution, product and fundraising, will also have weekly meetings
from the network of more than 200 mentors who share their knowledge both faceto-
face and remote.
Juan López Salaberry the accelerator manager comments “We are very
excited about what is happening. We have companies from such different
places as Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, San Luis Potosí or Bogota
working under one roof and all looking to solve important problems, not
only for their own countries, but also understandin the impact for the
region.
Mexico today offers companies a macroeconomic stability, allies of the
private sector, qualified and competitive talent and of course the largest
Spanish-speaking market that all companies eager to conquer. That is
why Mexico becomes a strategic place for the development of their
business, with proximity to the United States and a privileged context
from which they can lead regional operations.”
Link to the video of the announcement of the portfolio (Visible to media Wednesday
13 at 22:00)
www.vimeo.comchannels500mx
Here they are 17 companies:
Company Descriprion Link
Soukboard El asistente de ventas y marketing online
inteligente para las tiendas en línea.
http://soukboard.com/
Cotiza &
Contrata
Plataforma que contacta personas que
necesitan un servicio con profesionistas que lo
realizan.
http://cotizaycontrata.com
Growlers Te lleva las mejores cervezas de barril
nacionales e importadas a la puerta de tu casa.
https://growlers.mx
Aiotra Producción de videos publicitarios de marcas
de consumo masivo a través de una comunidad
curada de productoras audiovisuales.
http://aiotra.tv
Nubity Plataforma que permite integrar nubes públicas
y privadas como AWS Amazon, Rackspace,
Softlayer con el concepto de: “una nube para
todas sus nubes”.
http://nubity.com
Auto
Chilango
La aplicación para conductores con todo lo
importante: alertas de circulación, gestión
n de tu seguro y consultas sobre infracciones y
reglamentaciones.
http://autochilango.com
Survmetrics Aplicación web para crear encuestas
interactivas y análisis de resultados con
herramientas de georreferenciación y
visualización de datos en tiempo real.
http://survmetrics.com
Novelistik Herramienta para crear y publicar libros
electrónicos sensoriales junto con una red social
para acercar lectores y escritores.
http://novelistik.com
FirstJob El marketplace de jóvenes profesionales de
Latinoamérica. Facilitamos la entrada al mundo
http://firstjob.me
laboral de estudiantes y egresados.
Compañía Descripción Liga
99 Minutos Un marketplace con una promesa: envío a
cualquier lugar del DF en 99 minutos.
http://99minutos.com
Obzes Tienda online con las mejores soluciones y
productos de belleza a un click de distancia.
http://obzes.com
Wavestack La primera herramienta en línea que permite la
colaboración musical de artistas de todo el
mundo.
http://wavestack.com
Liichi Los analytics del mundo offline al servicio de
cualquier negocio.
http://liitchi.com
Fullbox Conecta personas que necesitan muebles de
manera temporal con aquellos que tienen
extras: el AirBnB para muebles.
http://fullbox.mx/es
Geniously Proporciona a pequeñas y medianas empresas
de logística una herramienta para evaluar y
minimizar los riesgos de su envío.
http://geniusly.co
Relevant Links:
Sitio web: http://500mexicocity.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/500MexicoCity
!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/500MexicoCity
Media Contact
Paulina Arreola, Events & Marketing Manager
Teléfono: 5555021254
!Email: paulina@500.co