Cristina Zambrano Restrepo is the new executive director of ACI Medellín.

Connecting Medellín with cooperation and investment opportunities is one of the challenges facing the new director in the internationalization process of the city during the 2024-2027 administration of Mayor Federico Gutiérrez. Her resume highlights her extensive experience in public and … Read More

From miner in Amagá to founder of a large company operating in the United States and Colombia

Carlos Montoya’s life can be summed up in two words: tenacity and discipline. This paisa from Amagá went from working in the coal mines in his hometown to becoming passionate about technology and from there to becoming an entrepreneur operating … Read More

Medellin, ideal destination for BPO operations in Colombia

Manpower Group and ACI Medellin publish this joint report with all the advantages offered by the district of Medellin to attract BPO companies to the territory. The high availability of qualified, young and bilingual talent, low operating costs, and a … Read More

Gorilla Logic, a company based in Medellin, bets on training for women

24 women and 4 men graduated from the program “From Zero to Hero: introduction to software development” where the American company Gorilla Logic, in alliance with the prestigious network Women Who Code Medellín carried out during 6 months. The program … Read More

Free Trade Zones: key spaces for the development of our region

Free Trade Zones in Antioquia, are a fundamental part of the public and private gear to attract Foreign Direct Investment because their location, benefits, infrastructure and ease in costs have made these spaces, an engine for the development of local … Read More

Alliance for education, Germany promotes the development of young people in our region.

Thanks to the international cooperation project, Alliance for Training, led by the AFOS Foundation, supported by the Colombian-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Medellín Chamber of Commerce for Antioquia and financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and … Read More

With the arrival of $836 million in foreign investment, Medellin consolidates its position as a business and innovation district

77 foreign companies in technology, life sciences, manufacturing and commerce, among others, have arrived in Medellín between 2020 and 2023, creating close to 13,000 quality jobs for people from all over the territory, representing $836 million in foreign investment. These … Read More

The Tech Landscape of Colombia and other Latin American countries: a сomprehensive Report released by N-iX

We share a report of the Ukrainian company N-iX, installed in our city, where they talk about the competitive advantages of the most important countries in the region such as Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia. Additionally, they focus on the … Read More

Accelirate, the tech company that promises 100 quality job openings, has just landed in Medellín

Today there are 75 engineers working in the company, and the promise is to reach up to 100 jobs that improve the quality of life of the inhabitants of Medellín. Accelirate operates in different sectors such as banking and financial … Read More

Medellin Fire Department strengthens its canine component with training from the most important expert in the Spanish-speaking world.

The purpose is to strengthen the firefighting and rescue response systems in Medellín, Valle de Aburrá, and other municipalities in Antioquia that are participating in the training. A total of 28 members from official and volunteer firefighting and rescue groups … Read More

Medellín and Rio de Janeiro strengthen international cooperation in security and urban development

In recent years, the bilateral relationship between Medellín and Rio de Janeiro has significantly strengthened. Both cities have collaborated on issues of security, urban development, and technology, which has allowed for the exchange of knowledge and best practices. A delegation … Read More

Mayor of Medellin, Daniel Quintero Calle, received the Luxembourg Peace Prize 2023

The Mayor of Medellin, Daniel Quintero Calle, was awarded this Wednesday, June 14, with the Luxembourg Peace Prize 2023, in the category “Outstanding Public Efforts for Peace”, which recognizes the work of the District Mayor in the struggle for the … Read More

Fusion BPO establishes its first operations center in South America in Medellín

This business process outsourcing company, born in Calcutta, India, currently has a presence in 14 countries on all continents, working for 250 clients from all sectors of the economy and in all languages. In 2021 they arrived in Medellín with … Read More

N-iX, the Ukrainian company arrives to Medellin in search of highly qualified IT talent

This European company arrives to Medellín to offer software development services company focused on expanding companies’ engineering capabilities and developing products in software engineering, cloud services, data analytics, embedded software, IoT, machine learning and other technology domains.  During 2023, it … Read More

Medellin to open consulate general of Argentina to strengthen ties with more than 3,000 nationals living in the district

The Consulate General of Argentina will be opened in Medellín this year, with the purpose of assisting in migratory matters to close to 3,000 people from said country living in the city. This was announced by the Ambassador of Argentina … Read More

Medellin, a step forward in investment and development cooperation 2023 trend reports

Trend reports 2023 The Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellin and the Metropolitan Area - ACI Medellin, shares the 2023 trend reports on international investment and cooperation as a means to know the factors that will enable partnerships with … Read More

IQor inaugurates its new BPO office in Medellin to expand integrated digital services worldwide

iQor, a provider of managed customer service and business process outsourcing technology solutions, opens its first office in Colombia, located in the Metropolitan Area of the Aburrá Valley. They expect to hire more than 500 employees this year to respond … Read More

Swedish multinational to develop software and it from Medellín

Solutions with artificial intelligence and research. These are some of the software and IT developments that the Swedish multinational Nexer, which decided to settle in Colombia because of the talent and quality of the work of Colombian engineers and developers, … Read More

Delegates from Chongqing, China visited Medellin to promote high-impact economic, social and cultural development for both territories

As part of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between both cities in 2022, more than 20 delegates from Chongqing, China, visited Medellin for two days with the objective of meeting with businessmen, leaders of public and private entities to strengthen … Read More

Medellín was selected by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for a project that benefits migrants and refugees

With the project “Integrate yourself in the Territories”, the city was selected by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to implement projects that benefit the migrant and refugee population living in the capital of Antioquia. The donation amounts to $4.75 billion … Read More

Legal guidelines for investing in Colombia 2023

The Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellin and the Metropolitan Area – ACI Medellin in conjunction with the Colombian firm Correa Merino Agudelo, prepared a specialized legal guide for the arrival of investment projects in the country. This publication … Read More

30 technology companies arrived from Argentina to learn about the investment ecosystem in Medellín

30 entrepreneurs from Argentina and 20 from Medellín participated in a business roundtable and a forum to reach trade and investment agreements between the two territories. The agenda included the announcement of the creation of the Argentine Digital Hub in … Read More

Singaporean company invests in Antioquian agriculture

DiMuto, a global Agri-FinTech company, strengthens its presence in Latin America with the recent financing of Colombian fresh produce exporter Montana Fruits. The deal will first see DiMuto leverage its AI-powered financing solution to finance Montana Fruits’ exports to Europe, … Read More

Medellin’s inclusion policies are recognized by the OAS Inter-American Award for Innovation in effective public management

Medellin will be recognized by the “Inter-American Award for Innovation in Effective Public Management”, an initiative of the Department for Effective Public Management (DGPE) of the OAS, whose main objective is to encourage, systematize and promote innovations in public management … Read More

Medellín will receive funding from the United Kingdom, with the support of C40 Cities, to implement flagship climate action projects

Medellin is among the 15 cities in Latin America, Africa and Asia that will receive support from the United Kingdom and C40 Cities to implement programs to mitigate Greenhouse Gases in the District, through projects of the 2020-2023 Development Plan … Read More

itel, an international data science company landing on our Software Valley

Since October 2021, this Jamaican company installed an innovation laboratory in Medellin to offer data science services in its different stages (descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive), reporting of financial indicators and operational performance with its due analytics, innovation through software … Read More

The Colombian-Chinese Chamber boosts the economic development of Medellin with the opening of its new office

With the presence of Colombian and Chinese businessmen, personalities from the public and diplomatic sectors of Medellin and Antioquia, the official opening event of the Colombian-Chinese Chamber of Investment and Commerce was held in our city with the aim of … Read More

Todoservy, an ecuadorian company that projects its development for the entire region from Medellín

This technology company has decided to start its expansion in the region from Medellin where they are forming a team of 10 people to serve the other countries of the continent. For Juan Sarmiento, CEO and founder of TodoServy, “we … Read More

Medellin received 20 congressmen of the Andean Parliament for their ordinary sessions

Parliamentarians from Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Colombia held their ordinary sessions of the Andean Parliament in our city between February 23 and 25. Since 2018 the city had not received this prestigious Andean institution to discuss issues related to … Read More

18 airlines enable the best air connectivity in Medellín’s history

Medellín has the best air connectivity in its history, thanks to the work done by the District Administration to promote new routes that expand the connection with the world. The city has 13 international routes to 19 cities and 29 … Read More