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Nelson Duboscq

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Nelson Duboscq Nelson Duboscq

Impact metric

1,270% growth in jobs since selection
“I saw an opportunity to pioneer the executive education sector in Latin America.”
Country
Argentina
Industry
Prof. Services
Employees
1,000
Year selected
1999
partner
Eduardo Bruchou
Website

Company Snapshot

Nelson and Eduardo left their jobs to launch a venture that provides executive management education in the form of seminars, magazines, videos and conferences. The company develops and delivers management courses for elite multinationals and produces a three-day event, attracting 50,000+ executives each year. The company is a leader in its field, with a network of speakers including Henry Kissinger, Bill Clinton, and Bill Gates. The company has entered the Spanish and US markets, and continues to build a successful online presence. HSM runs the World Business Forum in New York City, attracting close to 5,000 business leaders every year.

Since selection by Endeavor, company revenues have grown by 397%.

Endeavor and HSM Group

The Entrepreneurs have benefited from local and global networking and introductions (leading to investment), and workshops.

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Endeavor Investor Network's Latin American Venture Forum Gathers 160+ Entrepreneurs and Investors in Bogotá

September 16th, 2014 — by admin

Last week, Endeavor Global and Endeavor Colombia hosted the inaugural Latin American Venture Forum in partnership with Bancoldex. This event gathered over 30 of the most active regional funds in Colom…

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