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Mexico says “HOLA!” to 15 New Companies

Jess Erickson
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February 20, 2015

Let’s be honest – did you even know we had an accelerator in Mexico City? Well, we do!…and we tend to attract companies from all over the globe. We’re excited to welcome 15 new companies who will be joining us in Mexico City from countries such as Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Spain and of course Mexico.

Fun fact: Juan Eljach, CEO of exploiter.co, is likely to be the youngest founder we have ever invested in. We interviewed him when he was only 15 years old! His company is aiming to raise awareness and teach the art of ethical hacking.

Over the next 4 months (yes, we have a slightly longer program), these founders will be working towards finding sustainable ways to bring in new clients (we love distribution) and validate their business models in order to attract more capital.

Want to know more? Check some of these companies on AngelList or simply get in touch with our team.

Without further ado, here are all the companies in our latest accelerator:

 

BioFab

3D printed prosthetics.

AngelList: https://angel.co/biofab-1

Founders: Cesar Loo

From: Peru

FunFact: When we started printing super-hero prosthetics it was intended for children but as time went by we realized parents really enjoyed them too.

 

CodePicnic

Your code, to go.

AngelList: https://angel.co/codepicnic

Founders: Ángel Velásquez, Alvaro Pereyra, Gustavo Leon, Daniel Subauste

From: Peru

FunFact: Outside of programming, Alvaro’s real passion is writing. He has two half-finished books and promises to finish writing them soon. Gustavo’s real passion isn’t writing but he has already published a book.

 

Cursos Totales

The link between students and educational institutions.

AngelList: https://angel.co/cursostotales-com

Founders: Jorge Mateljan, Arnaud Rijkeboer

From: Peru

FunFact: When they started the company 6 years ago, both founders still had hair.

 

Disenia

Unique design products.

AngelList: https://angel.co/disenia

Founders: Reinaldo Odreman, Rafael Odreman

From: Venezuela

 

Exploiter

Professional computer security training.

AngelList: https://angel.co/exploiter-co

Founders: Juan Eljach, Hernan Alvarez

From: Colombia

FunFact: Juan was only 15 when he got interviewed for 500 Startups!

 

Hitsbook

Video engagement platform for brands.

AngelList: https://angel.co/hitsbook

Founders: Juan Jose Artero, Javier Nievas

From: Spain

 

Incluyeme

Job portal for disabled people in Latin America.

AngelList: https://angel.co/incluyemecom

Founders: Gabriel Marcolongo, Natalia Ca

From: Argentina

FunFact: Natalia and Gabriel crossed the Andes Mountains running in a 3 day 120km ultramarathon.

 

LaMusiquita

Learn music, online, in Spanish.

AngelList: https://angel.co/la-musiquita

Founders: Facundo Basilico, Santiago Bullrich, Federico Viarnes

From: Argentina

FunFact: Our company’s name in English is ‘The Little Music’.

 

Mision Admision

Prepare for your college admission test.

AngelList: https://angel.co/mision-admision

Founders: Javier Cetina, Jose Cetina

From: Mexico

 

Nuvelar

The next step in digital signage.

AngelList: https://angel.co/nuvelar

Founders: José Manera, Jonathan Vainstein, Gastón Ricard, Martín Virdis

From: Argentina

 

Rocket Journey

Achieve a fitness lifestyle for good.

AngelList: https://angel.co/rocketjourney

Founders: Ernesto Cambustón, Pablo Artee, Carlos Ayala

From: Mexico

 

Ropanroll

Buy and sell certified secondhand children’s clothing.

AngelList: https://angel.co/ropanroll

Founders: Diego Hagman, Juan Pablo Gonzalez

From: Argentina

FunFact: Before founding Ropanroll, both Diego and JP only knew five colors. Now, they can tell the difference between baby blue, navy blue and deep sky blue (among other 60 shades of blue).

 

Skydrop

Uber for bike delivery.

AngelList: https://angel.co/skydrop

Founders: Jose Zambrano, Cesar Lozada

From: Mexico

FunFact: The second name for the company was “Brody” for Brotherhood of Delivery.

 

ThinkParametric

Online education for Architecture.

AngelList: https://angel.co/thinkparametric

Founders: Emmanuel Medina, Rodrigo Medina

From: Mexico

FunFact: We cloned one of our founders to be more productive.

 

UnikoDf

Online wedding registry.

AngelList: https://angel.co/uniko-df

Founders: Tere Cremona, Raul Gonzalez

From: Mexico

FunFact: Tere is from Argentina and Rulas is from Mexico. They met via Messenger. Two years later they married and in their honeymoon founded UnikoDF.

 

Recent Media Coverage: Forbes, Xataka, Elfinanciero, Hipertextual, El Economista

 

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