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Leticia Leite
With a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Leticia Leite is the head of corporate communications for Peixe Urbano, a leading local commerce website in Latin America, focused on helping people explore the best things to do in each city. Leticia is one of five entrepreneurs who founded the company in March of 2010. Less than two years later, Peixe Urbano became the first Latin American company named “Best International Startup of the Year” at the Crunchies Awards. Previously, Leticia collaborated with other startups and also worked for multinationals, such as Visa International and Burson-Marsteller in the United States and Organizações Globo in Brazil.

Blog Entries by Leticia Leite

The Parallels Between Motherhood and Startuphood

(4) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 5:30 PM

So one more year comes to an end and a new one begins. And those of us who work at a startup know that one year in the "Startup World" is the equivalent of at least two or three in the "Corporate World." I guess it's a bit like dogs...

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The Stanford Duck Syndrome Applied to Startups

(3) Comments | Posted August 29, 2012 | 12:04 PM

I just learned about the famous "Stanford Duck Syndrome" the other day from a friend who mentioned it over dinner. Intrigued by it, I came home to find several posts and articles explaining the phenomenon, which apparently is very common at the university -- and probably not just...

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The Pros and Cons of Startup Life

(3) Comments | Posted August 6, 2012 | 4:18 PM

"Startup Life" is definitely not for everyone. Neither is working from home. So "working from home for a startup company" must require some sort of special gene. The kind that allows people to be unstructured enough yet disciplined enough at the same time. Call it insanity or passion or a mix...

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