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Carlos Cardona

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Residence  Miami, United States
Role  Entrepreneur
Name  Carlos Cardona
Partner(s)  Humberto Gomez
Occupation  Entrepreneur

Carlos Cardona httpslh6googleusercontentcomEx775YhX0kAAA
Full Name  Carlos Alberto Cardona Ospina
Born  7 March 1974 (age 41) (1974-03-07) Pereira, Colombia

Episode 265 - (Featuring Roberto Carlos Cardona)

Carlos Cardona (born 7 March 1974) is a Colombian internet entrepreneur best known for his Web 1.0 star-up Yupi Internet. He started his first company at the age of 18. His company went on to raise US $150 million from venture capitalists including Sony, Comcast and News Corp. Later sold to a joint venture between Microsoft and Telmex after the Dot-com bubble crash.


Internet entrepreneur

  • Founder of several start-ups including Yupi Internet ( (later sold to Microsoft / Telmex) Now
  • Co-Founder of Welltok Inc
  • Professional recognition

  • Carlos Cardona, influential Hispanic for 2000 -
  • Received both 1999 and 2000 Hispanic Entrepreneur Award “100 Most Influential Hispanics” by Hispanic Magazine, sponsored by IBM.
  • Need an Internet Expert for Y2K? Carlos Cardona, Founder and CTO of
  • Newsweek: Critical Mas: 20 For 2000
  • Newsweek: Latin U.S.A.: How Young Hispanics Are Changing America
  • Carlos Slim (Telmex) and Bill Gates (Microsoft) buy *Spanish
  • Microsoft Press: Microsoft and Telmex Joint Venture, T1msn, to Acquire Yupi Internet
  • Microsoft Press: Getting in the Head of 26,000 YupiMSN Users
  • Microsoft Press: YupiMSN Introduces MSN Explorer in Spanish
  • New York Times: Business; "What they are reading"
  • References

    Carlos Cardona Wikipedia