Buenos Aires Tech District Now Home To 155 Companies

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New construction activity may have ground to a halt in more developed areas of Buenos Aires, but that’s not the case in the Buenos Aires Tech District.. The Buenos Aires Tech District and the generous tax incentives associated with launching or relocating a company in the district are spurring new commercial and residential construction, as well as the renovation of …

Startups, Seed Accelerators Gravitate To Palermo Hollywood

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Lights! Camera! Seed Capital! The path to becoming the next Instagram or Twitter may pass through perennially cool and increasingly tech-centric Palermo Hollywood. Silicon Valley Is Emerging In The Coolest Neighborhood In Buenos Aires is the headline of Fernando Gutiérrez’s report in today’s El Observador chronicling the recent influx of tech startups and seed accelerators in Palermo Hollywood and simultaneous surge in the …

2013 Brings New Ownership, Trains & WiFi For BA Subte

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After a tumultuous 2012 marked by a record number of strikes including the marathon 10-day work stoppage last August, the City of Buenos Aires officially assumed control of the Subte on New Year’s Day 2013, and the City wasted little time in announcing long overdue equipment upgrades. This is good news considering the positive correlation between BA property values and …

Buenos Aires Tech District Welcomes 100th Company, Property Values Rising

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The Buenos Aires neighborhood of Parque Patricios is quickly becoming a hip haven for tech companies, young professionals and small service-oriented businesses hoping to cater to the new incoming wave of tech talent. At the core of the barrio, the City of Buenos Aires Technology District is the magnet which is attracting the talent and simultaneously revitalizing the neighborhood. Clarin’s …

iPlaya: Uruguay Tourism Campaign Merges Smartphones and Digital Cards

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The Uruguay department of Rocha, home to seaside towns like La Paloma and some of Uruguay’s most beautiful beaches, will be the first tourist destination in South America to experiment with a revolutionary new tourism information campaign. With summer vacations just now heating up in Uruguay, Rocha officials are distributing digital multimedia cards loaded with information about tourist destinations, hotels, …