South America

STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS  -- In its early days, the founders of MercadoLibre wanted to ensure that their online company, considered the eBay of Latin America, just survived. The e-commerce enterprise, founded in 1999 by several Stanford Graduate School of Business alumni, has not only...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Increased competition and falling prices of its signature products will nick this year’s financial results for Cosan, one of the world’s top growers and processors of sugarcane and ethanol. However, the Brazilian company will continue to work toward “...
Shingo Kobayashi, Sloan '08; William Shaw, Sloan '08; Rhyan Uy, MBA '08
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS —Some of this spring’s Business School graduates are embarking on a nontraditional job search. A four-member team with a dream class project drew up plans to launch a no-frills airline in Colombia. And just to make it really interesting, they intend to promote...

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