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LatAm Career Fair

On October 11th 2014, LBS welcomed 12 companies as well as colleagues from INSEAD and IESE. Participating companies included Credicorp, Itaú, Johnson & Johnson, Amazon, Integration Consulting, Ambev, B2W, DirecTV, BRF, L'Oreal, Falconi, and Latam. The Fair, inaugurated in 2013, has successfully established itself as a significant European recruitment event for summer internship and full-time positions for MBA students. Participants had an opportunity to meet recruiters and attend company presentations, and selected students were called back the day after the Fair. 


Speaker Series

 

On September 16th 2014, the LatAm Club welcomed Mr. Ignacio Pinto, social entrepreneur and CEO of the NGO TECHO, “A roof for my country”. He discussed the challenges faced by NGOs and the strategies to achieve fast growth and high net impact.  TECHO is a youth-led non-profit organization present in 21 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Through the joint work of families living in extreme poverty with youth volunteers, TECHO aims to overcome poverty in slums. TECHO has built +100,000 transitional houses and mobilized over 600,000 people.  

 

On October 2nd 2014, the LatAm and Entrepreneurship Clubs of London Business School in collaboration with the Association of Argentinian Professionals in the UK (APARU) brought together a panel of five Argentinian Entrepreneurs. As part of the interactive panel presentation, the speakers shared their experience in launching a start-up company and talked about the strategies employed and the challenges & satisfactions that come with the job. The panel included Diego Meller (Jampp), Fernando Saturno (Moni Technologies), Sebastian Harguindey (Constancia), Mark Garcia-Oliver (The Fresh Pasta Company). Santiago Izaguirre moderated the event. 

 

On December 2nd 2014, Start up Chile came to present to LBS students. Start-Up Chile is a program of the Chilean Government that seeks to attract world-class early stage entrepreneurs to start their businesses in Chile. The program provides US$40,000 of equity-free seed capital, and a temporary 1-year visa to develop your project for six months, along with access to the most potent social and capital networks in the country. This presentation was hosted by Santiago Lecaros, from Prochile.