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Randall Castillo Ortega explains how COVID-19 is changing Panama’s commercial scene

2021-01-20T23:03:43+00:00

The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to wreak havoc on trade and the integration process of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In fact, over the past 100 years, the world has seen seven pandemics that have brought supply-side economic effects, such as a sudden reduction in the labor force, and demand, such as consumer [...]

Randall Castillo Ortega explains how COVID-19 is changing Panama’s commercial scene2021-01-20T23:03:43+00:00

Randall Castillo Ortega discusses what 2021 looks like for Costa Rica investors

2021-01-13T23:17:26+00:00

The Costa Rican economy is considered stable with real annual growth of between 3% and 5% in the last five years, and that’s in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. The country has traditionally been an inflationary economy, with an average of 4% and 5% over the past five years – in 2016, it [...]

Randall Castillo Ortega discusses what 2021 looks like for Costa Rica investors2021-01-13T23:17:26+00:00

RACO Investment founder Randall Castillo Ortega talks investing in the new year

2021-01-09T22:43:04+00:00

Many people wait for the start of 2021 to start implementing changes in their lives, renewing plans and goals, as well as applying what they learned during the year they leave. In the case of 2020, we have certainly had great learnings in all aspects of our lives and there is no better opportunity to [...]

RACO Investment founder Randall Castillo Ortega talks investing in the new year2021-01-09T22:43:04+00:00

Randall Castillo Ortega of RACO Investment discusses expanding a business globally in 2021

2020-12-31T14:51:00+00:00

Long ago, taking advantage of market peculiarities in different parts of the world and starting a business abroad was easier, less risky and economically stronger than setting up a business in your home country. There are ample opportunities in emerging markets for small (or large) business owners with a skill set that is different from [...]

Randall Castillo Ortega of RACO Investment discusses expanding a business globally in 20212020-12-31T14:51:00+00:00

Randall Castillo Ortega offers tips for entrepreneurs who need to write a formal business plan

2020-12-23T14:00:53+00:00

Before launching a new company to the streets, thorough planning is essential. One of the pillars of this process is the business plan, a document that describes in detail how the new service or product will work. This is a fundamental tool for the activity to get up and running without negative surprises. Randall Castillo [...]

Randall Castillo Ortega offers tips for entrepreneurs who need to write a formal business plan2020-12-23T14:00:53+00:00

RACO Investment founder Randall Castillo Ortega discusses private investment tools in Costa Rica

2020-12-15T22:14:28+00:00

Costa Rica, a country devoid of strategic raw materials, with a limited territorial endowment and whose main wealth, biodiversity can only be used on the condition that it is not destroyed. This situation places greater relevance on the need to stimulate innovative ventures in order to increase the productivity of its economy and improve the [...]

RACO Investment founder Randall Castillo Ortega discusses private investment tools in Costa Rica2020-12-15T22:14:28+00:00

Randall Castillo Ortega of RACO Investment discusses what to consider when investing

2020-12-08T20:02:55+00:00

Making investments can be a very enriching experience; they can make it easier for us to grow our savings and help meet our financial goals. However, we all have a friend or neighbor who had a bad experience with an investment and sometimes we feel that we do not have enough information and that it [...]

Randall Castillo Ortega of RACO Investment discusses what to consider when investing2020-12-08T20:02:55+00:00

RACO Investment founder Randall Castillo Ortega explains why digitizing business activity is important

2020-12-03T00:48:05+00:00

Black Friday 2020 has been an opportunity to increase consumption in Panama, which is necessary for companies to strengthen their sales through eCommerce. It also gives them an opportunity to prepare the foundations for deeper digitization, which responds to user expectations in terms of shopping experience and security. COVID-19 may have caused the SME ecosystem [...]

RACO Investment founder Randall Castillo Ortega explains why digitizing business activity is important2020-12-03T00:48:05+00:00

Randall Castillo Ortega of RACO Investment discusses the essential topics all SME leaders in Costa Rica should know

2020-11-26T20:55:17+00:00

Continued economic growth is expected for Latin America and this has led small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) to see changes largely in their favor. According to Brother International Corporation's fourth annual "Vision SMEs" survey, the first economic expectations of the 801 executives surveyed between Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador, were mostly positive. 74% of [...]

Randall Castillo Ortega of RACO Investment discusses the essential topics all SME leaders in Costa Rica should know2020-11-26T20:55:17+00:00

Randall Ortega Castillo of RACO Investment discusses investing in businesses in Panama

2020-11-16T22:23:20+00:00

Panama has established itself as an ideal country to do business for a number of reasons. It has been one of the stronger Central American countries during the COVID-19 pandemic, and there are always plenty of options for those looking for investment targets. Randall Ortega Castillo of RACO Investment, a lending company focused on small- [...]

Randall Ortega Castillo of RACO Investment discusses investing in businesses in Panama2020-11-16T22:23:20+00:00
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