“You have to reach for the stars. For me, it’s kind of literal because I want to have a company in aerospace. People need to invest in technologies that will make the world better. Many entrepreneurs have their eyes set on being an impact business. I would like to see more dreamers like that.”
In 2001, there was an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) amongst livestock in Uruguay. By the time the outbreak was controlled, Uruguay had suffered millions of dollars in economic losses and thousands of animals had died. Given that cattle products make up Uruguay’s largest export, this was particularly devastating for the country. At the time, Victoria Alonsopérez was in her early teens and living in Uruguay.