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Entrepreneur of the Month - November 2015
CEO at Comparamejor
FIRST OFF, CAN YOU GIVE US A BIT OF BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF?
I was born in Venezuela where I lived until I was 17. Finished high school in the US and completed bachelors (engineering) and masters (economics, finance & management) degrees in the UK. Worked in retail, manufacturing, banking and ecommerce in Venezuela, Germany and UK, before moving to Colombia to start ComparaMejor.com
TELL US ABOUT YOUR CURRENT BUSINESS.
ComparaMejor.com is the insurance supermarket of Colombia. We allow customers to compare and buy insurance online, via the phone, live chat or email. We have a brokerage business model where we receive commissions from insurance companies, including upon renewals. We’re planning to expand soon to credit & banking products.
HOW DID THE IDEA FOR YOUR CURRENT BUSINESS COME ABOUT?
At the EYES even in Munich we started discussing different ecommerce ideas for Latam, one of which was comparison sites ...
Tarek Müller, Nils Seebach and Alexander Graf