SURA Ventures, our program, Bancolombia and the Corporación Ventures, join other key companies in the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem of Latin America, to develop the Latin American Venture Summit, an event that brings together influential entrepreneurs and investors from the region and that will take place on October 30 and 31 in Cartagena.

This space for training, interaction and generation of knowledge is a disruptive bet that seeks to support the consolidation of the corporate venture in the region, taking advantage of the great opportunities it offers. Robotics, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, public policies, cybersecurity, analytical and orange economy, will be some of the topics to be developed.

"This event is an ideal space for all actors in the innovative ecosystem to share the objectives of developing a corporate venture strategy and the advantages of boosting the transformation of businesses through this initiative," said Carolina Durán, executive director of Corporación Ventures.

The corporate venture, core of the Latin American Ventures Summit, aims to find businesses and opportunities with a long-term horizon, to understand the new ecosystems and emerging applied technologies and new business models.

"We work with companies that have innovation, generate a disruption, and that are scalable. In addition, all investments must have a strategic component. The most important is the strategic profitability ", assured Tatyana Orozco de La Cruz, vice president of Corporate Affairs of Grupo SURA.

Latin American Ventures Summit is a bet of Latin America for the world, in which it seeks to generate new opportunities for the exchange of knowledge, products and services, with new networks that contribute to the growth and positioning of the region.

According to Gabriel Di Lele, corporate vice president of Innovation at Bancolombia, "we are sure that innovating to contribute to the social, economic and environmental sustainability of the regions where we operate is possible; and that doing so within the framework of an articulated ecosystem gives more impulse to that desire to transform reality. This is how we understand the Summit, as the opportunity to get closer and closer to leveraging organizations, that like us, have the interest to work for entrepreneurs to accompany them in their mission to move the economy with their businesses and the world with their ideas".

The event will also feature international speakers from companies such as FedEx Trade Networks, Airbnb, Discovery Networks Colombia & VP, Sprayground, Google entre otras.

For more information about the event, registration, agenda and other details, visit https://venturessummit.com/