Archive for the ‘Uruguay’ Category

Energy Giants Place Tentative Bets On Oil Finds In ‘Wildcat’ Uruguay

Courtesy of Reuters, an article on firms’ exploration of potential oil finds in ‘wildcat’ Uruguay: Uruguay state-run energy firm Ancap is set to agree to final terms for a record number of seven offshore exploration licenses next month, a senior executive told Reuters, as the frontier market lures bets from global players like Shell (SHEL.L). […]

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U.S. Tech Firms Are Replacing Workers With Cheaper Talent In Latin America

Via Rest of World, a look at how U.S. tech firms are replacing workers with cheaper talent in Latin America: For Andrea Campos, founder of the Mexico-based mental health app Yana, finding developer talent nowadays reminds her of the dating scene growing up in Cancún.  “If you wanted a boyfriend, you had to accept the hard […]

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Uruguay: Plotting To Poach Argentina’s Tech Sector

Courtesy of Rest of World, an interesting report on how – escaping crisis – Argentine tech workers want to recreate their home startup scene just across the river Across the world, the arrival of digital nomads is a sign of issues to come — with “gentrification” being the watchword for a myriad of tensions between […]

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Uruguay: “Among Best Places For Investment In Near Future”

Via MercoPress, an article ranking Uruguay among the best places for investing in the near future: According to one of the world’s leading financial magazines, Uruguay remains “a haven of stability in a volatile region.” The report featured the opinions of experts participating in a regular survey, who were asked to evaluate 174 countries quarterly. The […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.