In a part of the world just starting to open up to e-commerce OmbuShop is one of the first online shop platforms in Latin America.
I spoke with co-founder Ernesto Tagwerker over coffee in Buenos Aires over the challenges and opportunities facing them. In particular with an interest in payments.
Tell us briefly what OmbuShop is?
OmbuShop allows people in Latin America for the first time to create a simple on-line store and easily accept payments for their products.
Designers love us as our shops are fully customizable down to the pixel level.
Which countries are your primary focus?
We are currently targeting Argentina, Chile and Mexico. Future markets are Colombia and Brazil. We would also like to eventually expand outside Latin America.
Who are the partners and background?
My partner is Lucas Mourelle who is a very respected graphic designer here in Buenos Aires. He designs both …