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Our American Dream: The Latin Mark Zuckerberg
Colombian-born Andres Barreto launched his first Internet-based business when he was 18; his latest venture recently raised $6 million in capital.
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Colombian-born Andres Barreto, 25, is the co-founder and president of OnSwipe, a software platform that enables publishers and advertisers to reach large audiences through touchable devices.

(Mariana Cristancho-Ahn)

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Barreto is known as the Latin Mark Zuckerberg because of his entrepreneurial achievements.

(Mariana Cristancho-Ahn)

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OnSwipe recently raised $6 million in venture capital. It has 30 employees.

(Mariana Cristancho-Ahn)

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Barreto founded his first company while in college. He has founded several companies since then. Four survive.

(Mariana Cristancho-Ahn)

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He often travels to Latin America to meet with local technology entrepreneurs and sponsoring "hackathons" (collaborative computer programing sessions).

(Mariana Cristancho-Ahn)

Our American Dream: The Latin Mark Zuckerberg

Colombian-born Andres Barreto launched his first Internet-based business when he was 18; his latest venture recently raised $6 million in capital.

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