IndusLatin.com is an information resource to facilitate trade and investment between Latin American and Indian companies.
We connect Indian companies, entrepreneurs and investors to opportunities in Latin America.
We bring Indian products and technology to Latin America.
We focus on highlighting Latin American agriculture opportunities and farmland investments.
Our guiding principles:
1) Affordable technology –
2)Appropriate design (or Frugal engineering) “combining irreverence for conventional ways of thinking with a frugality born of scarcity”. Functional product and services designed for underserved segments in emerging markets.
3) Moving beyond ideology to bring about human development.
4) South-South cooperation – Have entrepreneurs in emerging markets share successful products and services among one another.
Dave Ramaswamy, Founder
Dave has over sixteen years of work experience as a management consultant, business manager, cross-cultural training seminar leader and management faculty. Born in Florida, he has worked and lived in the United States, Argentina, Germany and India. He seeks to enhance business deal-making through cultural understanding and has traveled to almost 50 countries on 5 continents. He currently divides his time between India and Latin America.
Dave is a Latin America enthusiast, speaks Spanish and is passionate about the opportunities for Indian companies to do business in the region. He has traveled extensively in the region including to Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.
He holds an MBA in International Business and Marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He was selected as a Marshall Memorial Fellow by the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
Contact: dave AT induslatin DOT com
I am a Partner at Allied Venture and work with a team that has a team with over 50 years of collective experience, consulting and advising in Latin America.
Land acquisition – advice in purchase of land and plantations in Latin America for food crops, forestry, horticulture, biofuels
Agribusiness management – post-acquisition management of operations