Geeks on a Plane

emerging-market-startups geeks on a planeOrganized by 500 Startups, Geeks on a Plane (#GOAP) is an invite-only tour for startups, investors, and executives to learn about burgeoning technology markets worldwide. We travel by planes, trains, and automobiles to the most exciting international startup scenes with the sole mission of uniting geeks and exploring cross-border opportunities. The result: a lifelong bond with fellow travelers, a wealth of new friends and business contacts in exploding technology markets, and a stronger appreciation for the cultural and economic ties that bind us globally.

Program Goals:

  • Meet startups, geeks, and investors in cities around the world.
  • Learn about trends in internet, mobile, and other tech platforms.
  • Gain insight into local markets, demographics, business models.
  • Meet cool people, new ventures, have fun on planes, trains, buses.

Check out our destinations for 2013 >>

Latin America

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil

Mexico City, Mexico

Bogotá, Colombia

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