This week, the fifth edition of the South Summit will take place in Madrid, where startups with a high degree of scalability, investors, large corporations and business angels will participate in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Europe and Latin America.
Since Private Equity Funds (PEFs) began operations in Colombia in 2005, they have become key to the development of high-impact projects in the country and in Bogota.
Colombia has now become the fourth largest market for H&M in Latin America, after Chile, Mexico and Peru and is firmly inserted in the global expansion strategy of this important Swedish clothing chain, which in 2017 chose, in addition to our country, to open stores in Kazakhstan, Iceland, Vietnam and Georgia. With its 6,000 m2 flagship store in Parque La Colina, and two more stores shortly to be opened in Centro Comercial Fontanar and Centro Comercial La Felicidad, H&M comes striding into the country’s fashion market, giving a significant boost to the textile industry in terms of
Invest in Bogota, Bogota Region’s promotion agency has been recognized for the third consecutive year as the best investment-promotion agency of Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Site Selection journal.
For the second year running Site Selection magazine highlights the fact that the agency, apart from being one of the best in the world - out of around 50 countries - is the best regional promotion agency in Latin America and the only one in South America that classifies in the ranking released by the publication.
The Bogota Region excels in the annual ranking of the fDi Intelligence research center of the Financial Times, occupying the first five positions in the different categories evaluated and is also noted for having the second best investment promotion strategy.
Arup, a British professional services company offering project design, planning, engineering and consulting services, opened an office in Bogotá in 2014 in order to execute and assist in high-impact engineering projects for the region.
Bogota ranked 4th out of 51 regional cities in the Ranking of Latin American cities most attractive for investment in 2014, a gain of one position over its performance last year. Bogotá now outperforms Lima and is positioned as the most attractive city for investment in the Andean region.
Invest in Bogota executives will travel to Asia, intent on networking and promoting business opportunities in the Colombian capital. They will be meeting with investment decision-makers from Japanese and Chinese companies considering expansion plans that include a presence in the Latin American market.
In 2013, Invest in Bogota facilitated the establishment of 33 foreign-capital companies, which now contribute approximately US $380 million and have generated 2,300 jobs