The entrepreneurs behind a technology boom in Argentina

Americas Now

Two years into the government of President Mauricio Macri, Argentina’s technology industry is experiencing huge growth. His pro-market and pro-business policies are aimed at opening up and modernizing the country’s economy.

Some sectors have resisted President Macri’s changes. But others are benefiting such as tech start-ups.

Correspondent Joel Richards met with some entrepreneurs in Buenos Aires who are creating a regional hub for innovative technology in a variety of fields.

Argentina is expecting many more changes to the economy with labor and tax reform being discussed. But as the economy opens, so does competition from established international companies. Many Argentine companies will have to update their skills to stay ahead of the game.

Watch Joel’s report from Buenos Aires to find out more about the technological innovation taking place in Argentina.