"Expanding and succeeding in a 50 million people market like Colombia”
24 October 2017
Gigliola Aycardi - BodytechGigliola Aycardi and her business partner founded Bodytech, one of the most prominent brands of gym studios in Latin America. It operates 140 gyms in Colombia, Peru and Chile with 300,000 members. Gigliola was also awarded the 2014 Ernst & Young entrepreneur award. Bodytech has revenue of over US$ 100 million a year.
Martin Shcrimpff - PayUMartin Shcrimpff is one of the founders of PayU, one of the leading online payment platforms in the world. Martin, together with his investors, was able to grow and transform the company into a world class player with transactions of over US$ 20 billion a year.
Alvaro Hoffmann - CampoaltoAlvaro Hoffmann is a doctor that when faced with the lack of work for physicians in the 1990s in Colombia, built a school with his partners. Campoalto, the school, began training assistant nurses, and now trains 8,000 underprivileged people a year in 7 locations. Campoalto has received 6 purchase offers in recent years.
Juan Carlos Paris - SpiraJuan Carlos Paris is the founder of Spira, which is a company that trains employees to do specific tasks within their companies. Since 2005 he has worked with more than 100 companies training more than 5 million people.
Hans Christian Boehlke - AldeamoHans Christian Boehlke partnered with a Norwegian company to create one of the largest SMS companies in Latin America operating in 11 countries. Hans Christian is one of the managing partners of Makondo, an Impact fund created in Norway to invest in post-conflict Colombia.
Laurids Refslund - Nordic fitness
Laurids Refslund from Denmark started Nordic Fitness 3 years ago in Bogotá, which recently got acquired by Bodytech. Laurids is now Director of Expansion at Bodytechwww.nordicfitness.co
CNCC - Colombian Norwegian Chamber of Commerce
Welcome by CNCC Managing Director
"Aldeamo, a Norwegian start-up success in Colombia. Key lessons a Norwegian company must know to succeed in Colombia".
By Hans Christian Boehlke
Oslo international hub
"Oslo International Hub Project in Colombia”
by Jørn Lein-Mathisen