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  The PIVOTEA 1 program to finance companies with high innovative enhancer has ended successfully, they have been evaluated

  26 companies  participated in which 6 managed to be benefited

We invite you to participate in the PIVOTEA 2 call for companies with a sustainable vocation and in need of working capital  

 

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Benefited Companies 

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The largest competition for University graduates on the coast  

A program designed to help you be successful with your SME or entrepreneurship, aimed at graduates of the best universities on the coast, limited places

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OUR PROGRAM HAD 26 PARTICIPATING COMPANIES
AND 6 SELECTED 

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Do youWhat is this opportunity for University graduates about?

  • This call is made through the Universities that have agreed to participate.

  • We work intensively with companies for three months to put them in the best possible shape and perfect their value offer to make a high quality pitch.

  • The program includes a Demo Day where startups present their companies to a carefully selected audience of investment funds or Angel investors and by invitation only.

  • Universities will nominate their companies and a  total of 2 companies per participating University, Pivvot with the  Alliance 2030 for Progress , and Hubspot for Startups will offer a scholarship of 80% of the value of the program for selected companies, the discounted value of 80% is COP $ 900,000 + vat

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  • But Pivvot  Demo Day is not over, we and the alumni network continue to help the founders throughout the life of their company and beyond.

  • Apply with a team of at least 2 people, if your university is not yet available, register it

  • When applying, we will ask for a summary of 3 slides explaining your value offer, business model and work team and a video pitch of maximum 1 minute.

  • The selected teams will be divided by their level of growth as follows:

    • Early stage projects

    • Companies with traction

THE INVESTMENT FUNDS THAT WE WILL BE AIMING TO ACHIEVE INVESTMENT:

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CLARIFICATION: PIVVOT IS PART OF  OF THE 2030 ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS, AND HANDLES ITS OWN CRITERIA TO SELECT BENEFICIARIES. THE ATLÁNTICO ACCELERA FUND IS AN EXTERNAL FUND THAT MAY COMPLEMENT THE INVESTMENT MADE BY THE ALIANZA 2030 FUND AND WE WILL BE SIGHTING THAT COMPANIES RECEIVE INVESTMENT FROM BOTH SOURCES.

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What is the HubSpot for Startups program?

  • EDUCATION RESOURCES AND TAILORED TRAINING |  Content, masterclasses, and 24/7 support to get your business growing. From board deck templates to quick tips on customer acquisition, this content is made just for you. Plus, you'll have access to world-class support from HubSpot experts and a personalized onboarding experience.

  • PROFESSIONAL SOFTWARE, EXCLUSIVE PRICING | Access to HubSpot Growth Platform, a full suite of software for marketing, sales, and customer service, with a completely free CRM at its core, to help you grow and scale better. The software grows as you do, so you have access to in-person product training, too.  

  • INTEGRATED PLATFORM FOR ENTREPRENEURS | Access to over 500+ software integrations, as well as the opportunity to build an integration on the HubSpot platform.

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Compete with other companies

Compete with startups or SMEs graduated from other universities, after a selection process 2 places per university will be chosen, being the winner of this competition catapults investments and sends a message of "who is the best"

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Innovate and Create Community

Starting a business is lonely and challenging. Working with other people who are going through the same challenges makes a huge difference. Founders who have been through our program tell us that the community is extremely valuable.

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Earn Experience and incentives

In this program you will receive:

  • Free growth software sponsored by HUBSPOT and PIVVOT

  • Toolkits and business plan templates,  pitch decks and much more

  • Friction in competitions that catapult to international experience

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The best of Latam

The program's consultants are former CEOs and experts advising fortune 500 companies and many startups and SMEs.

 

Get advice from the best innovation consultants in Latin America, take advantage of this unique opportunity to create.

Meet other entrepreneurs who have been successful in our programs

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Has moved 19 billion in the last year 

It received financing for 1.2 billion and now makes more than 80 thousand homes a month in Colombia

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It has exported to more than 6 countries in the world, has 7 patents

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More than 50 stores created and an alliance with Coca Cola femsa and Finsocial to finance entrepreneurs

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Electrical systems design and assembly company, turnover of 350 million between 2019 and 2020 

What are you going to learn?

Our alliance with Hubspot allows us to train in the Pivvot + Hubspot methodology, Innovation + Growth.

Through a program of  2 modules we will be able to increase the quality and accelerate the business ideas of your project , so that they generate solid bases to pitch to investors

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Innovate value chain

Minimum Viable Product v1

Create artifacts

Prototype

Accelerate adoption

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JUAN JOSÉ SARUE

Senior Competitiveness and Innovation Consultant

MBA - Master of Business Administration.  University of  North

  International Business and Marketing Specialist.  University of  North

Postgraduate in Strategic Management. University of Pittsburgh

BS  Business Administration.  University of Florida

AA Associate of Arts.  Tallahassee Community College

More than thirty years of experience in the manufacturing industry of plastic, Styrofoam and paper products. CEO for 30 years of Productos Unidos, a company that exported to more than 30 countries  in the world packaging made of sugar cane pulp.

Extensive experience in Competitiveness, Logistics, International Trade, Marketing, Sales, behavior of human talent and organizational transformation, process optimization. Analysis of competitiveness and market gaps. business and company valuation.

 

Deep knowledge in research, innovation, technology and private and public competitiveness. University professor of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Negotiation and business development skills. Excellent interpersonal relationships, leadership, adaptability to change and openness to continuous learning. Optimization of resources, generation of ideas, plans, execution, achievement and evaluation of results.

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ARTURO JIMÉNEZ DÁVILA

Senior Innovation and Strategy Consultant

Master of Business Administration: Hult IBS
Industrial Engineer: Universidad del Norte

Executive Education: Harvard Univ, Product Design and innovation ecosystems

Arturo has more than 10 years of experience doing consulting, and since 2014 he has worked in  IXL Center a multinational company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts specialized in Innovation, strategy and leadership consulting. He is a consultant coach, and has worked with more than 105 companies in the United States, Colombia, Spain and other countries around the world.

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LAURA DUARTE

Service Design Consultant

Service Design Master at University of the Arts London, United Kingdom

International Relations Universidad del Norte, Colombia

Laura is an expert in service design using various techniques such as customer journey mapping. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies leading the transformation of internal processes and services and redesigning customer experiences. In England he has written several articles on reimagining the future and how to start today to generate changes in society to a more sustainable one.

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MAIER AVENDAÑO

Guest Master Speaker

 S (Ph.D.) Harvard University, Field Of Study Systems Biology (Research on nanotechnology and super-resolution microscopy) PHD, Co-founder & Head of Innovation, invaio Co-founder & CEO, Clubes de Ciencia Colombia

 

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ARNALDO ARNAL

Guest Master Speaker

Master of International Business from Hult International Business School

BS Industrial Engineering Metropolitan University of Venezuela

Arnaldo is an Innovation Consultant  Senior with experience working Fortune 500 companies in Latin America, the US, Asia and Africa, helping executives find new growth ideas and accelerate their way to market. Currently Arnaldo also holds the position of Disruptive Innovation Manager at National Grid power transmission company in Cambridge Massachusetts, he is a former Innovation Consultant at IXL Center.

Questions? Write to us at info @ pivvot.in

  • 1) Conocemos de las becas que ofrecen, pero mas allá de eso ¿hay otro tipo de financiamiento? ¿Hay inversión para las Startups participantes?"
    1) Si, el El fondo de inversiones Alianza 2030 para el Progreso cuenta con 40 millones de dólares para invertir este año, dejamos aquí información en este vinculo acerca de la Alianza 2030 que es nuestro aliado en este proceso https://forbes.co/2020/09/23/actualidad/corporacion-alianza-2030-para-el-progreso-destinara-us40-millones-para-las-regiones-colombianas/
  • 2) Quisiéramos saber quienes son los mentores que estarán con las Startups. De ese listado ¿Los founders podrán escoger los mentores o ustedes los asignan?
    2) En nuestra pagina web esta el listado de consultores que van a trabajar en el programa con cada empresa, a continuación el vinculo https://www.pivvot.in/acelerador
  • 3) ¿Ustedes pedirán participación en la Startup?
    No, nosotros ni el fondo de inversiones Alianza 230 pedirá acciones de la empresa. La modalidad de inversión es po proyecto en el esquema de cuentas por participación.
  • 4) En el escenario que queden mas de 2 Startups por parte de la Universidad de la Costa, ¿Cómo seria el proceso para definir quienes obtendrán las becas?"
    Nosotros le concedemos la potestad a ustedes las universidades de seleccionar las empresas que serán beneficiadas con la beca en las dos categorías : etapa temprana o empresa con tracción
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