First Tuesday UFM: El lema detrás de Yokomo Sushi, aciertos y desafíos

¿Buscas inspiración para iniciar tu negocio o recomendaciones para mejorarlo? Como cada primer martes de mes, la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas organizó el evento First Tuesday y en esta ocasión Andrés Batres fue el invitado especial para compartir los aprendizajes, desafíos y aciertos que ha tenido liderando el startup Yokomo Sushi. Andrés inició su charla […]

Towards a Microeconomic Theory of the Finance-Driven Business Cycle

Alejandro Jenkins, theoretical physicist, analyzes business cycles from a microeconomic point of view by making analogies between physics theorems and the business cycle theories from the Austrian and the Neoclassical economics. Jenkins studies the four known responses of the Great Depression, by Hayek, Keynes, Schumpeter, and Fisher.  Also, he explains the famous Arrow-Debreu welfare theorems, […]

First Tuesday UFM: Social Capital, Networking and Entrepreneurship

Peter Klein was invited by Facultad de Ciencias Económicas to participate in First Tuesday UFM, where he shared his experience in the importance of social capital and social networks for the development of entrepreneurship in society. He introduces the theme by narrating a anecdote that proves that in social capitals, it is more important «who […]

IE International Venture Day Guatemala, 2017: La nueva revolución tecnológica industrial

Venture Day Guatemala 2017 organizado por la Universidad Francisco Marroquín, a través de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, en colaboración con el Centro de Emprendimiento Kirzner y IEBusiness School, es una competición entre proyectos de emprendimiento que conecta a los mejores emprendedores con inversionistas locales. Juan José Güemes como representante de IE Business School, escuela […]

First Tuesday UFM: Be Different, Be Scalable, Be Great

The School of Economic Sciences trains responsible professionals and entrepreneurs, able to face future challenges in the areas of economics, business administration, accounting and business engineering. First Tuesday Guatemala is a project of the School of Economic Sciences to strengthen the environment and the culture of entrepreneurship in Guatemala through physical and virtual meetings between […]

First Tuesday UFM: Tools for Entrepreneurs

Para celebrar el V Aniversario de First Tuesday Guatemala, se llevó a cabo una edición especial donde Felipe Torres y Rocio Pinto dieron a conocer dos útiles herramientas para emprender: Elevator speech, una técnica que permite a la persona explicar rápidamente su idea de negocio y presentarla a inversionistas que estén dispuestos a aportar el […]

MIT GSW 2015: First 30 Days beyond the Idea

What are the challenges that any business encounters in its first 30 days? Which key elements help you move forward? In this panel, Chris Howard is accompanied by Juan Fermín Rodríguez – co-founder of Quetsol and Kingo – , Andreas Mjelde – founder of Linio -, and Arthur L. Chait – President of Antigua Forum […]

IE International Venture Day Guatemala, 2014: presentación de proyectos

Venture Day 2015 es una actividad que se realizó en colaboración con IEBusiness School y la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de esta casa de estudios, la cual combinó conferencias, espacios para redes de negocios y presentaciones breves donde los participantes dieron a conocer sus proyectos de emprendimiento, ante un grupo de inversionistas potenciales y miembros […]

Presentación IE International Venture Day

Juan José Güemes del Centro de Emprendimiento e Innovación de University IE, Business School, presenta los programas que ofrece dicha institución académica, la cual cuenta con dos campus ubicados en Madrid y Segovia, España, respectivamente. Asimismo, explica acerca de Venture Lab y de las actividades que se realizan a través de Venture Days, donde se […]

IE International Venture Day 2014: Felicidad y emprendimiento

Paris de L’Etraz comparte su criterio sobre la incertidumbre y papel que juega en el pensamiento, la filosofía, pero particularmente en el emprendimiento. También, explicaacerca del miedo que experimentan las personas cuando salen de la zona cómoda en que se encuentran y comparte experiencias del momento en que decidió abandonar la comodidad de un trabajo […]

Paul Polak: The Business Solution To Poverty

Paul Polak speaks on creating solutions to poverty situations through profitable, sustainable business ventures. Years of experience on rural settings have convinced Polak that enterprise opportunities have significant potential to improve people’s livelihoods. Cosmetic corporate social responsibility and impact investing are not the answer. It is also clear that conventional development aid has failed so […]

First Tuesday: Entrepreneurship Explained in Six Learning Lessons

Arnoud De Meyer shares six lessons he has learned in his entrepreneurial journey. He explains entrepreneurship goes beyond doing business and mentions the significance of creating value and the importance of cash in a company; as well, he talks about different business models and about the effort required to be an entrepreneur and the need […]

First Tuesday UFM: El lema detrás de Yokomo Sushi, aciertos y desafíos

¿Buscas inspiración para iniciar tu negocio o recomendaciones para mejorarlo? Como cada primer martes de mes, la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas organizó el evento First Tuesday y en esta ocasión Andrés Batres fue el invitado especial para compartir los aprendizajes, desafíos y aciertos que ha tenido liderando el startup Yokomo Sushi. Andrés inició su charla […]

Towards a Microeconomic Theory of the Finance-Driven Business Cycle

Alejandro Jenkins, theoretical physicist, analyzes business cycles from a microeconomic point of view by making analogies between physics theorems and the business cycle theories from the Austrian and the Neoclassical economics. Jenkins studies the four known responses of the Great Depression, by Hayek, Keynes, Schumpeter, and Fisher.  Also, he explains the famous Arrow-Debreu welfare theorems, […]

First Tuesday UFM: Social Capital, Networking and Entrepreneurship

Peter Klein was invited by Facultad de Ciencias Económicas to participate in First Tuesday UFM, where he shared his experience in the importance of social capital and social networks for the development of entrepreneurship in society. He introduces the theme by narrating a anecdote that proves that in social capitals, it is more important «who […]

IE International Venture Day Guatemala, 2017: La nueva revolución tecnológica industrial

Venture Day Guatemala 2017 organizado por la Universidad Francisco Marroquín, a través de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, en colaboración con el Centro de Emprendimiento Kirzner y IEBusiness School, es una competición entre proyectos de emprendimiento que conecta a los mejores emprendedores con inversionistas locales. Juan José Güemes como representante de IE Business School, escuela […]

First Tuesday UFM: Be Different, Be Scalable, Be Great

The School of Economic Sciences trains responsible professionals and entrepreneurs, able to face future challenges in the areas of economics, business administration, accounting and business engineering. First Tuesday Guatemala is a project of the School of Economic Sciences to strengthen the environment and the culture of entrepreneurship in Guatemala through physical and virtual meetings between […]

First Tuesday UFM: Tools for Entrepreneurs

Para celebrar el V Aniversario de First Tuesday Guatemala, se llevó a cabo una edición especial donde Felipe Torres y Rocio Pinto dieron a conocer dos útiles herramientas para emprender: Elevator speech, una técnica que permite a la persona explicar rápidamente su idea de negocio y presentarla a inversionistas que estén dispuestos a aportar el […]

MIT GSW 2015: First 30 Days beyond the Idea

What are the challenges that any business encounters in its first 30 days? Which key elements help you move forward? In this panel, Chris Howard is accompanied by Juan Fermín Rodríguez – co-founder of Quetsol and Kingo – , Andreas Mjelde – founder of Linio -, and Arthur L. Chait – President of Antigua Forum […]

IE International Venture Day Guatemala, 2014: presentación de proyectos

Venture Day 2015 es una actividad que se realizó en colaboración con IEBusiness School y la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de esta casa de estudios, la cual combinó conferencias, espacios para redes de negocios y presentaciones breves donde los participantes dieron a conocer sus proyectos de emprendimiento, ante un grupo de inversionistas potenciales y miembros […]

Presentación IE International Venture Day

Juan José Güemes del Centro de Emprendimiento e Innovación de University IE, Business School, presenta los programas que ofrece dicha institución académica, la cual cuenta con dos campus ubicados en Madrid y Segovia, España, respectivamente. Asimismo, explica acerca de Venture Lab y de las actividades que se realizan a través de Venture Days, donde se […]

IE International Venture Day 2014: Felicidad y emprendimiento

Paris de L’Etraz comparte su criterio sobre la incertidumbre y papel que juega en el pensamiento, la filosofía, pero particularmente en el emprendimiento. También, explicaacerca del miedo que experimentan las personas cuando salen de la zona cómoda en que se encuentran y comparte experiencias del momento en que decidió abandonar la comodidad de un trabajo […]

Paul Polak: The Business Solution To Poverty

Paul Polak speaks on creating solutions to poverty situations through profitable, sustainable business ventures. Years of experience on rural settings have convinced Polak that enterprise opportunities have significant potential to improve people’s livelihoods. Cosmetic corporate social responsibility and impact investing are not the answer. It is also clear that conventional development aid has failed so […]

First Tuesday: Entrepreneurship Explained in Six Learning Lessons

Arnoud De Meyer shares six lessons he has learned in his entrepreneurial journey. He explains entrepreneurship goes beyond doing business and mentions the significance of creating value and the importance of cash in a company; as well, he talks about different business models and about the effort required to be an entrepreneur and the need […]

First Tuesday UFM

¿Buscas inspiración para iniciar tu negocio o recomendaciones para mejorarlo? Como cada primer martes de mes, la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas organizó el evento First Tuesday y en esta ocasión Andrés Batres fue el invitado especial para compartir los aprendizajes, desafíos y aciertos que ha tenido liderando el startup Yokomo Sushi. Andrés inició su charla […]

First Tuesday UFM

Peter Klein was invited by Facultad de Ciencias Económicas to participate in First Tuesday UFM, where he shared his experience in the importance of social capital and social networks for the development of entrepreneurship in society. He introduces the theme by narrating a anecdote that proves that in social capitals, it is more important «who […]

First Tuesday UFM

The School of Economic Sciences trains responsible professionals and entrepreneurs, able to face future challenges in the areas of economics, business administration, accounting and business engineering. First Tuesday Guatemala is a project of the School of Economic Sciences to strengthen the environment and the culture of entrepreneurship in Guatemala through physical and virtual meetings between […]

First Tuesday UFM

Para celebrar el V Aniversario de First Tuesday Guatemala, se llevó a cabo una edición especial donde Felipe Torres y Rocio Pinto dieron a conocer dos útiles herramientas para emprender: Elevator speech, una técnica que permite a la persona explicar rápidamente su idea de negocio y presentarla a inversionistas que estén dispuestos a aportar el […]

MIT Global Startup Workshop 2015

What are the challenges that any business encounters in its first 30 days? Which key elements help you move forward? In this panel, Chris Howard is accompanied by Juan Fermín Rodríguez – co-founder of Quetsol and Kingo – , Andreas Mjelde – founder of Linio -, and Arthur L. Chait – President of Antigua Forum […]

First Tuesday UFM

Arnoud De Meyer shares six lessons he has learned in his entrepreneurial journey. He explains entrepreneurship goes beyond doing business and mentions the significance of creating value and the importance of cash in a company; as well, he talks about different business models and about the effort required to be an entrepreneur and the need […]