Ramphis Castro

Ramphis is a serial entrepreneur, a pioneer in cross-platform native mobile technology, and a Kauffman Fellow. His career has spanned multiple industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, government, academia, education, marketing, telecommunications, retail, among others.

He is a founding partner of Mindchemy, which enables most of the relevant tech-entrepreneurship programs in Puerto Rico: Startup Weekend, Startup NEXT, Startup Digest, Hack Puerto Rico, CodeTrotters, Founder Institute, among others.

As a long time volunteer for UP Global, a global non-profit dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, grassroots leadership, and strong communities, he's been recognized as an UP Global Champion and has supported startup ecosystem formation and growth in dozens of cities around the world. He has helped train hundreds of academics and lean startup instructors around the world on the principles and practices used for the Lean Launch Pad and iCorp programs.

He has served as policy adviser on entrepreneurship, technology, and economic development policy to leaders in Puerto Rico, Norway, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Guatemala, among others. He serves as Policy Adviser to the President of the Senate of Puerto Rico, Hon. Eduardo Bhatia Gautier.

You can schedule a time with him at https://calendly.com/jramphis/