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The easiest way to set up your online shop in Latin America. We're changing the way businesses sell online once and for all.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Club Hípico de Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

OmbuShop is an eCommerce platform that enables shop owners and designers to create online shops in minutes. Designers can even touch the HTML and CSS to customize the shop to fit perfectly with any brand. Selling online in Latam is a hassle and/or too expensive for small businesses, but our platform allows them to open an online sales channel while protecting their brands at a very low monthly cost.


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    Ernesto Tagwerker
    Founder and CEO

    Ernesto graduated from the UTN in Buenos Aires with a degree in software engineering. He is a Ruby hacker, a second-time entrepreneur and Lean Startup practitioner. Having already co-founded Aycron, a successful software boutique, Ernesto decided to go out on his own to provide a badly-needed eCommerce solution for Latin America. He is an active member of the Argentine Ruby, Lean Startup and Open Data communities.

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    Claire Pelletreau
    Growth Leader

    After finishing her studies, Claire moved to Buenos Aires in 2007 where she eventually founded a language institute, the fruits of nonstop networking as she went about learning Spanish. She then started assisting her contacts in optimizing English-language content for their businesses before pivoting to become a full-time freelance marketing consultant for Argentine and American startups. Currently responsible for OmbuShop's exponential growth.

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    Lucas Mourelle
    Lead Designer

    Lucas is a developer, professor, and currently OmbuShop’s lead web designer. He writes and reads HTML, CSS and JavaScript like native languages. Lucas teaches web design, front-end development and design heuristics at the UBA, Fundación Gutenberg and DaVinci School in Buenos Aires.
    Lucas has also co-founded Estudio Pica, a successful Argentine design studio focusing on web, interactive and editorial design and development.


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