Fifteen startups graduating from Founder Institute Bogotá’s 2019 class

By May 22, 2019

Founder Institute Colombia announced this week its second class under Director Mads Schmidt Petersen.

Founder Institute is the world’s largest accelerator program. It maintains chapters in over 180 cities and more than 65 different nations across the globe.

The Colombian Founder Institute chapter was amongst the most successful out of all of the locations.

Said Director Mr. Petersen, “We are graduating companies in fintech, AI, healthtech, blockchain and agrotech, who are already now disrupting industries, but will positively impact the country in the coming months and years.”

“After working the past 3 months with these founders, going from 49 enrolled in the program to now graduating 16, I am certain that these entrepreneurs will grow their companies and change industries.”

The accelerator will be hosting its graduation on Wednesday, May 22nd at 6pm at Domo i – Centro de Innovación Grupo Bolívar.

Founder Institute Bogotá has fifteen startups graduating, including:

Portunus: Offering personalized medicine to optimize health treatments through the use of patient DNA.

COMUNTI: Changing the way users save and donate money in Latin America.

Crearte: Helping companies of all sizes find promotional material quickly and effectively.

MAAYA: Transforming how suppliers and buyers connect in Colombia’s agriculture industry.

Litmoi: Enabling fans to buy and sell content creator shares. The startup aims to become the first stock exchange for creators of digital content.

Beecky: Helping to manage medical appointments via chatbots.

Nexhom: Enabling individuals to more effectively buy and sell real estate.

Linxe: Providing online credit to lower income employees. In Colombia only 40% of the population has access to credit.

Voice Feeling: Helping businesses increase sales via online support. For its current clients the company has increased NPS scores by up to 30 points and customer satisfaction by up to 98%.

Arpón: Helping financial institutions increase sales by alleviating concerns of clients. Arpón’s co-founder has spent five years developing and researching consumer psychology.

Finbox: Connecting users and companies with products and services in order to boost their finances.

Plani: Sending contraceptive medicines directly to homes each month via its subscription model.

Cannvest: Connecting investors with cannabis producers.

Docdoc: Facilitating access to general medical practitioners by either video call or home visits.

Questips: Networking for travelers.

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