Monika Mantilla, founder, president and CEO of New York-based Altura Capital Group said her company's new information platform allows smaller players in the financial world to gain exposure "that would otherwise take millions of dollars and years of time at zero cost." Ms. Mantilla, enthused by the prospect, emphasized her remarks with a dramatic pause, then exclaimed, "Tell me if that's a good value proposition or not!"
Advanced Micro Devices today announced that Dr. Hector Ruiz will be stepping down as the company's CEO. Dr. Ruiz, who, as CEO, was one of the highest profile Hispanics in the tech industry, joined the company as president and chief operating officer in 200 and ascended to the CEO spot in 2002.
MySpace Latino, released in a trial version one year ago, was officially unveiled on April 11, 2008 in a new format. HispanicBusiness.com talked about the new offering with Manny Miravete, vice-president for News Corporation's Fox Interactive Media and the man in charge of building MySpace Latino's audience and corporate relationships. Mr. Miravete, born in Mexico and raised in the United States, came to Fox from previous work on AOL Latino and StarMedia Network. At AOL, he managed corporate partnerships, including media sponsorships, advertising integration, and cross-plat
BeRuby.com is a personalized portal wants to pay you cash back for using its site as a starting point for your daily Internet use. The Santa Cruz, Calif-based company's press release announcing its goals and recent strategies follows.
HipCricket, a pioneering mobile marketing company, recently launched the first-ever comprehensive Hispanic mobile marketing network. The network is composed of a family of Hispanic media properties that can be leveraged by brand marketers to deliver highly targeted and interactive mobile marketing programs directly to the handsets of opted-in, engaged mobile users who are part of the $860 billion Hispanic consumer market.
Hispanics in the U.S. are opening businesses at a rate three times faster than the national average, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. At next week's Microsoft Small Business Summit, issues including access to capital, marketing, and technology solutions be discussed. The free four-day summit is available online and will feature some of the country's leading small business experts who will offer key tips on how to create and maintain a successful business.
QuieroLatino.com, a new online dating Web site for U.S. Hispanics, is hoping to lure single Hispanics away from mainstream dating sites by offering what it says is a "culturally friendly" environment for meeting other Hispanic singles. The San Francisco-based company is targeting Hispanics, both bilingual and English-only speakers, between the ages of 21 and 45.
To help boost their new album launching November 6, Wisin y Yandel collaborated with Microsoft to offer fans a limited-edition Zune music player, pre-loaded with their new album and exclusive tracks, music videos, photos and concert footage -- a week before the album hits store shelves.
Apple Inc.'s latest gadget, the iPhone, is seeing a consumer and media frenzy in the days leading up to its release, and, for the most part, is receiving positive responses from Hispanic companies across the nation.