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Women entrepreneurs are the engine that drives the post-pandemic economic recovery in Latin America, according to study

The 2020 edition of the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) reveals that clearing the way for female entrepreneurship contains the economic and cultural keys to resurgence.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.


By Janet Rivera – Hernández, Vice-president of Communications for Mastercard Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • The COVID-19 pandemic negatively affected 87% of the world’s companies led by women.
  • 42% of female entrepreneurs moved their business models to the online universe this year, while 37% are developing new businesses that respond to the needs of the place and the moment, and 34% identified new business opportunities during the pandemic.

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Verdemed Is Unlocking Opportunities In Latin America’s Cannabis Market

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with THE cannabis movers and shakers from across the globe during Benzinga’s first Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference on June 1. Among the attendees is Verdemed.
 
Verdemed, a Canadian pharmaceutical cannabis company, is on a mission to bring medicinal cannabis to Latin America.
 
As the studies on the effects of medicinal cannabis continue to grow, it’s benefits are becoming more well-known. Verdemed works to make these pharmaceuticals more accessible to other parts of the world, specifically Latin America.
 
Verdemed’s Managing Director, Fabio Lampu Gnani, and its Head of Legal Affairs, Werner Buff, will be speaking at Benzinga’s upcoming Virtual Cannabis Conference.
 
The pair will be presenting an overview of the company along with an investment opportunity for attendees. 
 
“Latina American market is an uneven and heterogeneous landscape, where some countries already regulated medicinal and pharmaceutical cannabis and some others are at an inflection point

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