BNamericas and iCrowdNewswire launch Latin America network hub


iCrowdNewswire – Dec 21, 2015

BNamericas and iCrowdNewswire in agreement to launch Latin America press release and corporate communications distribution network hub

SANTIAGO, Chile & MIAMI – BNamericas and iCrowdNewswire announce an agreement that will provide multinationals and the leading global and regional companies with the most effective press release distribution network targeting key financial and consumer media, high net worth individuals, decision makers and government leaders. As part of the agreement, BNamericas and iCrowdNewswire will deploy a fully integrated and managed software-as-a-service (SaaS) corporate communications and press release distribution network hub publishing news releases in English and Spanish.

Founded in 1996, BNamericas delivers on-the-ground insight and trusted business intelligence to companies and investors active in and entering Latin America. BNamericas is the most valuable resource for identifying opportunities early on and connecting clients with decision-makers. BNamericas is the authoritative research source for investment in 12 key sectors: Oil & Gas, Electric Power, Mining, Infrastructure, Banking, Insurance, Petrochemical, Water & Waste, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Privatization and Metals.
Latin America has 500 million inhabitants, a $9.5 trillion-dollar economy and is a critical economic region for global multinationals and large companies and institutions operating in various countries. “Over the last 20 years we have come to understand the news, intelligence and research needs of global multinationals and the media industry of the region,” commented Greg Barton, Founder and CEO of BNamericas. “We are thrilled to partner with iCrowdNewswire to provide the most effective news distribution capabilities in the marketplace.”

The SaaS network platform will be launched in February 2016 and will allow users to choose from a variety of news distribution options taking advantage of state-of-the-art dissemination platforms that include guaranteed web postings, RSS directories, databases and content aggregators, social media networks and bookmarking sites, and email distribution. Initially available in English, the SaaS platform allows a user to go from Sign Up registration to checkout in less than five minutes and includes a variety of security measures to guarantee the source of information.

“BNamericas is The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Reuters and Bloomberg of Latin America rolled into one organization,” said Hector Botero, President and CEO of iCrowdNewswire. “This joint venture fits perfectly into our strategy to grow in emerging markets ignored by the press release industry by partnering with leading media groups.” BNamericas receives in excess of 5,000 unsolicited press releases monthly from leading multinationals and regional companies. iCrowdNewswire is comprised of a team of senior news, financial services and corporate press release distribution services executives with extensive experience working with Dow Jones, Thomson Reuters, Business Wire, PR Newswire and Marketwired, among others. The highly experienced team is global in nature and based in Berlin, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Paris, Santiago, Sao Paulo and Singapore.

About BNamericas
BNamericas delivers on-the-ground insight and trusted business intelligence to companies and investors active and entering Latin America. In addition to project-focused news and data, as well as C-level events, BNamericas analyzes macro movements that affect everyday business and future developments, including social, political, economic, regulatory, technological, financial and labor-related coverage. Connecting our clients with trustworthy and timely insights, BNamericas has been shaping the development of Latin America for 20 years. Committed to helping businesspeople make more informed decisions about their operations, investments and movements in the Latin American business world, BNamericas delivers clients field-proven business intelligence packages including daily sector news, project and company databases, monthly analysis, key data and indicators for each industry, and executive-level networking events.
BNamericas products include:

Daily News
Over 300 weekly news articles

Company Profiles
4,500 companies
24,000 key corporate contacts

Project Profiles
Over 3,000 projects

Intelligence Series
Country/Thematic reports, covering 6 key sectors

BNamericas Data
Unlimited access to key data and indicators for each industry

BNamericas events 2016

  • 4th Mexico Electric Summit, Mexico City, February 10 – 11
  • 5th Mexico Infrastructure Summit, Mexico City, April 20 – 21
  • 4th Mexico Oil & Gas, Mexico City, June 15 – 16
  • 6th LatAm Power Generation Summit, Santiago, August 10 – 11
  • LatAm Leaders Forum, Miami, September 14 – 15
  • 2nd LatAm Mining Innovation Summit, Santiago, November 16 – 17

About iCrowdNewswire
Launched in 2015 by a senior team of corporate communications, news and financial news services executives, iCrowdNewswire is a marketing technology, software and newswire company deploying communications software and technology with key partners in specialized market segments including markets that are largely underserved. These segments include alternative finance and crowdfunding, civil society, regulatory disclosure, and global emerging markets. As part of its strategy, iCrowdNewswire licenses software, technology, support and management services, and operational know-how and experience through white-label solutions empowering partners to launch and grow their own communications services units.

You can see the iCrowdNewswire team at Since launching in May of 2015, iCrowdNewswire has been able to enter into more than 20 white-label licensing agreements, ending first-year operations ahead of full-year 2016 goals.

Hector Botero, President and CEO Tel.: (305) 851-2068

Greg Barton, Founder & CEO  Tel: +56 2 2941 0300 (Chile)