Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.


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41 Entrepreneurs Share Their Unusual Hobbies

Hobbies are activities, interests, and pastimes that we tend to undergo for our pleasure during our free time. They are fun and we easily obsess about them because they are our escape from the stress and pressure of startup life. Bill Gates, for example, collects...


NerdWallet Raises $64M in Series A Funding

San Francisco-based NerdWallet announced a $64 million Series A funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) with participation from RRE Ventures, iGlobe Partners and additional angel investors. This is the first venture capital round for NerdWallet, the fintech ...


AOL is Acquired by Verizon For $4.4 Billion

AOL Inc. will be acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. for $4.4 billion dollars in cash. The acquisition was announced today by AOL's CEO Tim Armstrong. According to Verizon, this acquisition further drives its LTE wireless video and OTT (over-the-top video) strategy. The ...


What Makes some Teams Better than Others

Putting together a team that will work and grow together is tough. Are there certain factors that help people work together more effectively? According to business leader and author Margaret Heffernan, there is one essential ingredient that makes some teams better than others: ...


Start-Up Chile to Gives Startups $1M in Follow-On Funding

Chile's national startup accelerator, Start-Up Chile, announced that it will make follow-on investments in nine of its top alumni startups. This is part of the accelerator's brand-new SCALE Program that help bridge the post-accelerator venture funding gap in Latin America, by ...


12 Chicago Food Startups that Make You Go Yum

Sure Chicago is known for their deep-dish pizza, hot dogs and Italian beef. But the city's culinary scene offers more than what is considered Chicago staples; it's really a Foodie haven. Chicago is a city of many neighborhoods, all of which come with their own...


From Boxing to Business: Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao is one of the most anticipated matches in the history of boxing. The media is calling it “the fight of the century,” as the two legendary boxers fight for a ridiculous amount of money (An estimated $180 million for Mayweather ...


No More Secret App For Online Haters

No one in the tech community is happy to see a startup fail. It's an emotional ordeal where jobs are lost and lives are disrupted suddenly. So when news broke that anonymous sharing app Secret shut down, there was disappointment. Secret's founder David Byttow wrote a...


How Mentorship Boosts Your Startup Culture

The term mentor comes from Homer's classic The Odyssey. During the ten years that Odysseus struggled to return home from the Trojan wars, Mentor served as a surrogate father to Odysseus’s son Telemachus. Most entrepreneurs understand the value mentors have in their careers. ...