Latin America


Cisneros’ Latest Digital Venture – Kontextua

We are excited to announce our latest digital advertising venture with the recent acquisition of Kontextua.  The online advertising company, with an already expansive network in Latin America and Spain, will become the newest part of RedMas.  Read more about this latest venture…  CISNEROS GROUP’S REDMAS ACQUIRES KONTEXTUA

Ai Weiwei’s, Never Sorry and Vik Muniz’, Wasteland

In preparation for my upcoming trip to Brazil for the Sao Paulo Bienal I wanted to write about two artists whose films I have found to be transformative. Ai Weiwei’s Never Sorry and Vik Muniz’ Wasteland   are two films that successfully give you access to the mind of the artist and the world they are […]

Our latest business venture: When the right partner is the ideal partner – Rethinking coupons in LatAm

I am excited to announce our latest business venture: we have partnered with Cuponidad for its launch in Venezuela.  Cuponidad will now offer Venezuelan consumers a place to purchase services, products and travel packages at a huge discount. This is just one of what we hope will be many launches throughout Latin America. Cuponidad, which […]

Top Latin American Brands by BrandZ

I recently attended the presentation of Top Latin American Brands by the talented Sir Marten Sorrell, Chief Executive of WPP, and the team of Millward Brown. Through an algorithm of their own they have come up with a way of identifying the top brands in the world. They do this by using very careful metrics and a unique methodology of taking […]

Latin America: Challenges and Opportunities for Business Development

Read the latest interview I gave on VC in LatAM. Adriana Cisneros – Roundtable Discussion on Innovation and VC/PE Development in Latin America

Demo Day: Digital Accelerator 21.212

On March 16th the digital accelerator 21212 had its first demo day in Rio. I had the honor of mentoring three of the companies that presented – Simpply, Ainda Tem and iTrip.  The event was a great success not just because of the quality of companies that we put forward but also because of the […]

Jesus Soto in conversation with/en conversación con Ariel Jiménez

On  Wednesday, March 7th in Caracas, we launched the book titled Jesus Soto in conversation with Ariel Jiménez – the fourth and latest title of the CONVERSACIONES/CONVERSATIONS bilingual books series published by the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros  [CPPC].   This book presents over 30 years of friendship and interactions between Jesús Soto (Venezuela, 1923-2005), one […]

Because nothing changes if you don’t change…Walk the Walk

About two years ago we set out to develop a new social responsibility program for Venevision, our TV network in Venezuela. Cisneros Group, our parent company, has been “giving back” for over 35 years through the educational programs of the Fundacion Cisneros and as a network, Venevision has always been a responsible company, helping the […]

Breaking new records with El Talisman, the latest Venevision Telenovela

On Monday was the premiere of our most highly anticipated novela, El Talisman, the second collaboration by Venevisión Productions and Univisión. Produced completely in high definition (HD), El Talisman includes a first class cast and production team, and is expected to have full-blown success, as was seen by its predecessor Eva Luna which also broke […]

A great way to start the year

On January 7th I spent the day working at El Guaco School in el Cedro, a small and remote village in the north east of the Dominican Republic. El Guaco is the tenth school that we have helped rebuild through the Fundación Tropicalia. Three years ago, as we began the planning work for Tropicalia, a […]