How Peru's startup ecosystem is unlocking talent and driving inclusive growth


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According to a story in Impact Alpha, one in four working-age individuals in Peru was involved in an early-stage company last year. A growing number Peruvian startups are using innovation to drive social progress and economic inclusion.

A healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem—and one taking aim at inclusive growth. Thanks to its fast-moving economy, active government support, and increasing international investment, Peru now hosts a thriving startup scene.

Peru's startup economy appears to be playing a role in improving the nation’s overall social development. Read the Entire Article


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