During 1999 in Chile, Nicolás Boetsch together with Santiago Muzzo, believe the first companies in Latin America, guided to the office of services by Internet.
Bazuca.com, is born with the idea of providing a great variety of entertainment products, food and convenience, which is guaranteed that it is carried out in less than one hour.
This way they begin their activities and in less than 15 months, they closed three capital beats obtaining 6.5 million dollars. To that which sinks the construction of a solid mark, a great base of clients, a sophisticated distribution system and a strong managerial team.
Overcoming any expectation that you/they had, at the moment has forty and two thousand inscribed partners and during the first three months of operation, they began the expansion to Argentina. Today they have a team of 120 people, and their annual sales reached to a million dollars.
Studies: Commercial Engineering, University Diego Portales.
Office phone :(56-2) 208 0525
Office adress: Jean Mermoz 4048, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
UNIVERSIDAD DIEGO PORTALES, Business Administration.
Bachelor´s Degree in Business Administration. Highest grade in final exam. Elected vice president of Student Association (CAIC in Spanish) and representative of the Federation of University Students (FEDEP in Spanish).
BAZUCA.COM, INC. Co-Founder & Co- General Manager
Led 100 day process of forming the company, during which time we developed the business plan, increased capital to $6.4 million, built the first distribution center, developed the computer systems, recruited the key area managers and developed the marketing strategy.
Created a leading Internet brand with a core constituency of 43,000 members and a team of 120 people. Reached annual sales of $1million in the first year.
BD Productions. Co-Founder & General Manager
Led and developed this leading company in producing high impact events. Each event included a large number of specialized individuals and a tight organization in short periods of time with a high level of customer satisfaction. The company began with initial capital of $2,000 and in the last two years sold projects valued at $ 1,000,000
R&B Ltd. Co-Founder & Co- General Manager
Led and developed this leading company dedicated to the installation and administration of publicity in producing high impact events. The company began with initial capital of $2,000 and in was sold 16 months later for $ 42,000
Mission: To provide a wide variety of home entertainment, food, and convenience products delivered in under a hour.
- December 1st, 1999, the entrepeneurs decided to start up an e-commerce company.
- March 27th, begining of operations.
- After 15 months, Bazuca has closed three financing rounds for a total of U$ 6.5 millions, and has built a solid brand, large customer base, sofisticated distribution system, and a strong managment team.
Bazuca in Numbers
- 1 warehouse.
- 43.000 register users, 22.000 customers.
- 13.500 orders per month.
- 130 employees.