Monthly Archives: April 2014

If WhatsApp was a Colombian company

– by María Lucia Castrillón Simmonds – Recently WhatsApp, a U. S. company developer of instant messaging software for smart phones, with less than 50 employees and annual sales of USD$20 million, was acquired by Facebook for 19.000 million dollars. The … Continue reading

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Could crowdfunding fill the funding gap for SMEs?

– by Cathie Sellars – With the economy still recovering from recession, many assume that the funding gap for new businesses has arisen solely as a result of banks being unwilling to lend money to new ventures, which are perceived … Continue reading

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