Cubazon. Kewelta. Knales. These aren’t home maintain names in the US but they are at the vanguard of entrepreneurship in Cuba and they’ll be becoming a member of us on phase at Disrupt New York.
We’ll be conversing with Bernardo Romero Gonzalez, CEO & founder of Cubazon, an on the web retail outlet for the Cuban diaspora that lets them mail goods to their kinfolk back again property. He attained his MBA at the Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia in Spain and researched engineering in Cuba. His organization received the 10x10KCuba initiative as one particular of the country’s most promising tech organizations.
We’ll also be joined by Carlos Manuel García Vergara, the founder of Kewelta, an promoting network for Cuban artists. He is one particular of the initially Cubans to take a look at adtech on the island. Eventually, we have Diana Elianne Benitez Perera, founder of Knales, a organization that sends information and details to cellular users in Cuba. She sends NBA, MLB and soccer league scoreboards as very well as temperature forecasts in a place exactly where details arrives in at a trickle.
We’ll be conversing at 11:30am on Monday, May well fifteen and these will, very practically, be the initially Cuban startups on the TechCrunch phase. It is an fascinating time and a intriguing matter and I look ahead to finding out what their world appears like from a specialized and political standpoint and exactly where they are headed in the foreseeable future.
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