Patagonian helped IDB build a digital product suite, consisting of 14 applications, and used by 300,000 businesses in Latin America & the Caribbean to promote trade and investment
Financial Services - International Organizations
International Organizations are created to set global policies, agendas, facilitate cooperation and coordination among nations, and promote initiatives that reduce social and economic inequalities throughout the world, usually in forms of financing or technical assistance.
Interamerican Development Bank
IDB is the largest financial institution for Latin America. It funds economic and social development projects led by private and public entities, helping countries eradicate poverty and provide opportunities for lower-income families through education and healthcare.
YEARS OF ENGAGEMENT
Connect Americas started as an online platform to connect companies across the continent. What started as a single network, evolved into a group of products that serve different regions, industries and demographics. The functionalities also expanded including private messaging, communities, online training academy, and a marketplace among others.
Patagonian’s mission was to enhance the product, maintaining the original technical decisions and architecture that were originally intended for a much simpler application.
Design, development, and maintenance
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) partnered with Patagonian to develop the first entrepreneurial social network. ConnectAmericas is a platform that enables companies from for Latin America and the Caribbean to engage in business by promoting foreign trade and international investment.
About the project
We developed the ConnectAmericas core components, as well as a White Label, hosted in the Amazon AWS cloud with continuous integration pipelines implemented with Jenkins, servers managed with Ansible, monitored with CloudWatch with Icinga / Nagios. The infrastructure is highly available with multi-zone redundancy in all its layers.
The platform now allows registered users to enroll in courses related to business and international trade, helping them strengthen their business skills.
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Tech stack used