2018 was a year of great media coverage for Belatrix. We were highlighted by a wide variety of media outlets such as Forbes, Talent Economy and Developer Economics, amongst others. It is important for us to acknowledge how the feedback from journalists, analysts, and the broader industry helps us constantly to improve and build a unique value proposition. Now that 2018 has come to an end, we have compiled those highlights that we consider deserve to be once again in the spotlight.
Without further ado, the selected highlights are:
Media outlet: Thrive Global
Date: January 17
In this Q&A format article, Alex Robbio, Co-founder and President of Belatrix, talks about his experience as an entrepreneur during the economic crisis of Argentina, as well as the challenges he had to overcome in order to become one of the region’s leading software companies.
Media outlet: Developer Economics
Date: August 10
In this article, Belatrix’s expert in UX, Alejandra Rodriguez, talks about the importance that User Experience has for companies that are interested in developing products that meet the demands of their customers. It is an interesting overview that has its foundation on the UX design week Belatrix had a couple of months ago.
Media Outlet: Talent Economy
Date: March 20
For this article Silvana Gaia, Belatrix’s VP of Customer Experience, shares how she is working to change the stereotypes of women in a male dominant sector such as technology. Also, she talks about how today is a great time for women to empower themselves in order to succeed in the tech industry.
Belatrix is not only about developing the best software; it is also about caring for our employees. This is the reason that drives our efforts in consolidating the best workplace possible. That is why we have been distinguished a couple of times for our top-notch infrastructure. Let the snapshots from our offices speak for themselves:
Media outlet: Forbes
Date: November 16
The Big Data landscape just had a big change, when two of the leading Hadoop providers, Cloudera and Hortonworks, announced that they would be merging. In this article by Alex Robbio, President and Co-founder of Belatrix, he shares his thoughts about the upcoming future of Big Data for enterprises. As part of the Forbes Technology Council exclusive content, this article has reached over 37,000 views within a month. A must read.
Media coverage in Latin America
In addition to the media coverage in the US, we have also been mentioned in important media outlets throughout Latin America. The journey from being an Argentinian startup to one of the top technology leaders in the region is often featured by the press. Read on to check out the highlights of this coverage (note the articles are in Spanish).
Media Outlet: Ecocuyo
Date: July 19
In this article, Ecocuyo highlights the importance that Belatrix has had as a leading software provider in Latin America, especially in the province of Mendoza, Argentina. It also takes into account certain aspects such as the strength of the US Dollar, which in the long run ends up being a competitive advantage that allows cutting edge results under reasonable prices.
Media Outlet: MDZ Online
Date: December 12
Being a technology leader also means developing an organizational culture within your employees. This article serves as an entertaining walkthrough of Belatrix’s evolution from a small idea to the technology “giant” it is nowadays, and how training your staff should be an important component of your HR strategy.
Media Outlet: Canal AR
Date: May 28
The “plan 111Mil” is an Argentinian initiative that trains people that are interested in programming under a free, internet-based platform. Thanks to this initiative, Matias Aporta, a former pet groomer, had the opportunity to learn about software development and offer a much better future for his family. A heart warming article that talks about the willingness of Matias to surpass economic struggles and be able to become part of the Belatrix family.
Media outlet: Infobae
Date: May 11
This article offers 5 very simple, yet important key terms to understand how bitcoin’s underlying technology, Blockchain, with its Smart Contracts capability, can shape the technology industry. The article features Juan Diego Bonelli, who is part of the blockchain innovation lab at Belatrix.
Media outlet: Ambito.com
Date: July 25
Luis Robbio, CEO and Founder of Belatrix, talks with Ambito.com about what it was like to start a software company in the middle of the Argentinian economic crisis, how he managed to expand the companies’ presence to other countries, and his perspective on entrepreneurship, education and technology.