About Niels Siskens

Niels brings us his views as technologist and entrepreneur. Niels has been living in Medellín since 2014. Niels is the CEO of a Web and Mobile development company, called Ruby on Rocks. Niels holds an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid and has completed the Technology Bootcamp at Make it Real in Medellín. If you have any entrepreneurial or technological topic, please reach out to his twitter

Vendiste App: Competing with MercadoLibre on Android

In July, two Colombian entrepreneurs launched the Vendiste app, a new Android app to help connect local buyers and sellers of things and services.

AIM Network: Shark Tank Meets Medellín

The AIM Network offers Medellín-based entrepreneurs the chance to get real-world experience pitching potential investors. Attendance is free and open.

Pantrek: A New App to Book Intercity Buses in Colombia

Pantrek is an app that makes it easier for anyone to buy intercity bus tickets in Latin America. It also allows users to choose their own seat.

6 Things to Consider Before Moving a Startup to Medellín

As Medellín continues to attract entrepreneurs and startups, it’s important to keep in mind some of the pro’s and con’s of working in the city.