GlowDx Opens Latin America HQ in Mexico City

GlowDx is proud to announce the opening of our Latin American HQ in Mexico City, with the purpose of supporting product launches in August and November this year. Our aim is to grow our marketing & sales team here in Mexico for operations throughout Latin America. With amazing support from the Irish Embassy in Mexico City, the Irish-Mexican Chamber of Commerce, the Local Enterprise Office in Kilkenny & of course Enterprise Ireland, we are very excited in this new chapter of our journey.

This is to be an exciting year for GlowDx with product launches, current fundraising campaign progressing & our team expanding steadily.

MassChallenge Mexico

“Congratulations! Your startup – GlowDx – is invited to participate in MassChallenge Mexico Round 2 judging.”

On the 15th of May 2018, we are pitching in Mexico City in the Final Round of Judging for a place in MassChallenge Mexico.

“On its first two years, MassChallenge Mexico has accelerated 64 startups which have raised over $19M USD. This shows how successful the acceleration process has been. We have attracted the best talent from the region with startups from Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, and Colombia. Through our four-month acceleration program, we help startups maximize their potential and sustainably – all without taking equity,” said ” said Camila Lecaros, Managing Director, MassChallenge Mexico.

For the 2018 cohort, MassChallenge Mexico is looking for startups across all industries with high growth and high impact potential from all over the world.

Selected startups participate in a four-month accelerator program where they receive hands-on support from top mentors and experts, free co-working space, access to MassChallenge’s unrivalled network of corporate partners, tailored workshops, and office hours. At the end of the program, top startups will compete for $2 million pesos (€87,000 EUR) in zero-equity prizes.

MassChallenge Mexico Partners

Facebook, Nestlé, Axtel, Fiinlab by Gentera, Promotora Social México, CEMEX, Aeroméxico, Bosch, INTER Protección, Greenberg Trauring, Baker & McKenzie, HDI Seguros, , Rassini, Simon Kucher, INADEM, and SEDECO CDMX – FONDESO.

New Team Member

Our ever-expanding team!

We have appointed Rodrigo Cervantes as Commercial Director, bringing years of experience in diagnostics and the Latin American market to GlowDx.

Rodrigo joins GlowDx to lead its commercial operations, with a focus on building the molecular diagnostics market in emerging markets through GlowDx’s molecular diagnostic assays menu and molecular Point-of-Care platform. Rodrigo will be a member of the GlowDx executive management and be responsible for the commercial development of GlowDx’s infectious disease molecular diagnostic products.

Rodrigo joins GlowDx with substantial experience in both oncology and infectious disease healthcare markets. At Leica Biosystems, a Danaher company (NYSE: DHR), Rodrigo has been General Manager for LATAM and Brazil, Responsible for Sales and Operations in Latin America, based in Sao Paulo. Prior to this, he was marketing & sales director of Mexico and Central America for Abbott Diagnostics, also holding senior commercial roles with Fresenius Medical Care, Baxter and Johnson&Johnson.