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Siglo: The Startup That Brings Affordable, Pay-As-You-Go Internet for Latin America

How do you bring reliable, high-speed internet connectivity to millions of underserved households across Latin America?
Isaac and Joel Philips, the founders of Siglo, share their inspiring journey of creating a revolutionary internet service provider (ISP) that’s making a real difference in people’s lives. In this thought-provoking episode of The Lobster Talks podcast by Lobster Capital, the Philips brothers discuss how they identified a significant gap in internet connectivity across Latin America and their innovative approach to solving it. From their early days of going door-to-door to sell their service to overcoming numerous challenges along the way, Isaac and Joel offer a candid look into the world of entrepreneurship and the relentless pursuit of their vision.
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EPISODE IN A GLANCE
00:29 Introduction to Siglo and its Founders
03:41 The Innovative Technology Behind Siglo
05:09 The Revolutionary Approach: Pay-as-You-Go Internet Service
15:01 Challenges and Overcoming Adversity: The Journey of Siglo
25:58 Siglo’s Strategic Moves, Business Model and Growth Strategy
31:23 Siglo’s Y Combinator Experience
32:10 The Global Stage and Networking Power of YC
34:48 The Future Vision for Siglo
38:50 Balancing Reality and Vision
40:39 How to find Siglo
ABOUT GUESTS
Joel & Isaac Philips are the brothers behind Siglo the startup that provides internet access at an affordable price and pay-as-you-go in Latam.
CONNECT WITH JOEL AND FIND MORE ABOUT SIGLO:
joel@siglo.com
Website → https://siglo.com/
LinkedIn → https://www.linkedin.com/in/joelwp/
LinkedIn → https://www.linkedin.com/in/isaacphillips/
X/Twitter → https://twitter.com/joelwp
ABOUT GABRIEL JARROSSON
Gabriel Jarrosson is a seasoned investor and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in the startup space and the General Partner of Lobster Capital. He has invested over $25M in Y Combinator startups. Having sold three of his own startups, he shares his expertise in his books “My Investor Secrets” and “Investing in Startups: x100 or Nothing.”
CONNECT WITH GABRIEL JARROSSON
YouTube → https://www.youtube.com/@lobstercapital
Website → https://www.lobstercap.com/
LinkedIn → https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrieljarrosson/
Instagram → https://www.instagram.com/lobstercapital/

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