Guest Post Disclosure: Alan Colmenares is an advisor to Magnolia, but does not currently hold shares in the company.
Guest Post Unbeknownst to many, Colombia is positioning itself as the Silicon Valley of Latin America, vying against Chile and Brazil for this title.
Guest Post Alan Colmenares is facilitator for the Founder Institute program in Colombia, a contributor to VentureBeat and writes about Latin American startups at TropicalGringo.
Zio Studios, a 45-person animation and gaming startup based in Bogotá, Colombia, has announced that local venture capital firm Promotora, has invested $1.3M in the company in a first round of institutional funding. According to CEO Alejandro Gonzalez, the new funding will allow Zio Studios to execute on its vision of combining social media and 3D gaming.
Guest Post Alan Colmenares is the Facilitator for the Founder Institute program in Colombia, South America, a contributor to VentureBeat and writes about Latin American start-ups at TropicalGringo.