Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez

General Information about Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banesco

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: 696 People Benefited by the Banesco Microentrepreneurs Training Program

Banesco Banco Universal, financial institution leaded by [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]and which Corporate Social Responsibility policy has as a base education, health and financial inclusion of Venezuelans, reported this month that it has graduated a total of 696 small entrepreneurs from Miranda State, Venezuela in the Microentrepreneurs Training Program. Today, [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodrtíguez] brings all the details about this program and the successful numbers it has launched in Miranda State. Keep reading and know more.

Contribution to the country

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Contributions to Venezuela

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Contributions to Venezuela

According to interventions of Norberto J. Mendez, Banesco’s vice president of Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility, the Microentrepreneurs Training Program is always at the disposition of those who need to approach the managerial and financial knowledge, to develop their skills in an increasingly competitive environment and thus contribute to the growth of the national economy.

Structure of the program

The course, which is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility Programs of the financial institution, includes two modules: Administrative and Technological modules. Among the topics that the participants learn in the Administrative Module we can find:

  • How to lead my business?
  • How to know the market?
  • What is a budget?
  • How do I calculate my costs?

Once this last level is approved, they can carry out the Technological Module in which they are taught how to market through MercadoShop, a MercadoLibre tool that allows them to sell products and services in their own online store, in addition to learning the use of social networks.

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Previous microentrepreneurs in Miranda State

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Previous microentrepreneurs in Miranda State

Business initiatives

Finally, Maria Isabel Diaz, who is coordinator of Fundación Social in Miranda State, said that they are sure that Venezuelan people is proactive and hardworking. According to her opinion, with the Microentrepreneurs Training Program, the team is convinced that they bring value to those business initiatives, in terms of market strategies, administrative tools and leadership.

By [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez].

IMPORTANT! [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Know More about Great Projects by ABANCA Innova

ABANCA Innova, an initiative through which ABANCA will invest 10 million euros in the development of new technology companies, closed the previous phase of its process of start-ups acceleration. As a result of this iniciative, the financial institution, which for the acceleration management of companies has the collaboration of Connector Startup Accelerator, has already preselected 13 projects among the set of applications received. Today, [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez], vice president of ABANCA, brings more details about these interesting projects and initiatives.

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Supporting different iniciatives. Juan Carlos Escotet and Francisco Botas

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Supporting different iniciatives. Juan Carlos Escotet and Francisco Botas

About the selection process

 

These 13 projects go to the next phase, called Start-Up Day and which is celebrated today,, March 10th, from which a panel of experts formed by partners and mentors of Connector and executives of ABANCA will choose the definitive list of projects that will participate in the Acceleration Program ABANCA Innova by Connector.

The companies that are selected for the program will have the support, experience and know-how of the directors of the entity, as well as Connector and the mentors assigned to this project.

Supporting the value of technological entrepreneurship

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez], vice president of ABANCA

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez], vice president of ABANCA

The ABANCA Innova by Conector Acceleration Program is one of the fundamental components of ABANCA Innova, an initiative launched by the financial institution with the aim of promoting the development of new technologies and entrepreneurship around them.

Located in the business ecosystem of the Polygon of Pocomaco in A Coruña, ABANCA Innova develops several actions of connection between technological knowledge and the market, such as the implementation of centers of excellence in emerging technologies, the development of training and mentoring actions, the collaboration with networks of diffusion of knowledge, universities and entrepreneurs, and the activity of incubator of companies.

The startups selected will get up to € 20,000 through a participatory loan. Also, the accelerated projects will benefit from the help of the companies that collaborate with the accelerator, will have access to the network of Connector, receive weekly training talks and have their own board of mentors, made up of experts in different areas.

By [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez].

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: What to Know about Loans: Easy Tips to Consider

Loans are borrowing options for those people who need some extra money to manage short or even long term financial responsibilities. Financial institutions or individuals offer loans borrowed at an interest rate that we call an annual percentage rate (APR) and are repaid, usually in monthly installments. Today, [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez], leader of Banesco Banco Universal, brings some interesting information about loans as well as some easy and basic considerations and tips in case you are questioning about this economic option.

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Previous considerations

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Previous considerations

First, ask yourself this question: should I take out a loan? You should know that loans can be handy for those people that really need a large sum of money in a very short time. So, consider that whether you have a financial emergency or want to make repairs to your home, loans are good options, since they give you the flexibility to afford financial responsibilities you are probably unable to meet.

What to know about loans

Before giving that first step, you should learn a little bit about loans. So, please, take a moment and explore, study and make a previous research about some of the tools and resources:

  • About possible promotions on loans: it is great idea if you take some time to explore about promotions on loans offered by different financial institutions across your country.

    [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Different options offered by Banesco

    [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Different options offered by Banesco

  • Recommendation for personal loans: If you are not sure about how to find the right loan or if you want to learn how to select the best offers, there is a bunch of great information on this topic all over the Internet in trusted web pages.

  • About loan rates: other good idea is to look up loan rates available in your area from local banks and credit unions or even compare loan rates from other national financial institutions.

By [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez].

IMORTANT! [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Banesco and Its Contributions to Cardioamigos Foundation

Banesco Banco Universal, Venezuelan financial institution leaded by [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez] and which policy of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has as its bases the education, health and financial inclusion of all Venezuelans, contributed in January this year to the Cardioamigos Foundation the amount of Bs 82.752,77, which will be destined to surgical interventions of people with cardiac pathologies and who do not have resources for any intervention. Today, [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez] brings all the details regarding this important contribution to the Cardioamigos Foundation. Keep reading and know more.

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Cardioamigos Foundation

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Cardioamigos Foundation

The Cardioamigos Foundation has been part of the most important Social Partners of Banesco since the year 2006. More than 250 patients are on the waiting list for surgery. Today, the budgets for these interventions are very high and impossible to pay for many patients; in this case, with the contribution of Bs 82.752,77 Banesco supports a group of professionals who, with great social sensitivity, dedicate their best efforts in saving lives. Know two of them below.

Carmen Lorenzo

Executive Director of Banesco

For more than 10 years, Banesco has supported Cardioamigos. To the date, the financial institution has contributed to this foundation a total of Bs. 327,751.

According to Carmen Lorenzo, Banesco is an institution that has always given its support, for which the team is extremely grateful. This contribution will help these Venezuelans who go to the institution and lack the financial resources to face the treatments of cardiovascular diseases.

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Banesco and its contributions to health

[Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]: Banesco and its contributions to health

Alexis Bello

President of the Cardioamigos Foundation

This non-profit organization has dedicated its efforts to saving the lives of low-income patients with heart disease. Since 1989, it has assisted more than 3,800 people, of whom more than 800 have been operated, returning them to a useful and productive life in society. On the other hand, it carries out a support program in the training and professional updating of doctors and paramedics, who are in charge of surgical treatments.

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