Nilus

Nilus has delivered over 3 million plates of food to more than 200,000 people in Argentina, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

Nicolas Manes, Co-founder, CSO & CFO
Nico.manes@nilus.org
For-profit 2019 27 (as of 10/2020) 10,000 (2019)
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Headquarters: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Regional offices: Mexico, Puerto Rico
www.nilus.online
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Since COVID-19 erupted in February 2020, the Nilus team has been busy with demand for their services growing by over 2,000%.

What we should know about you

Questions answered by Nicolas Manes, Co-founder, CSO & CFO
1. Imagine yourself/yourselves 5 years ago in comparison to the situation you are in today. Which achievements surprise you the most?

Our biggest dream is social enterprises become the norm rather than the exception and that everyone understands that sustainable businesses can be even more profitable than any other company.

2. What is your biggest success as an entrepreneur?

Our biggest success as a start-up is being able to attract the best people available.

3. What is the best thing about being a member of empowering people. Network?

The best thing about being a member of the epNetwork is the continuous support of the staff and the amazing peers we get to know at every event.

Additional achievements

Awards

  • epAward Winner 2019

Affiliations

  • April 2019 – Included in the 2019 World Changing Ideas by Fast Company magazine
  • August 2018 – Admitted to the Harvard Innovation Labs one-year incubation program (Launch Lab X)
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Nilus

Nilus has developed a digital marketplace that connects food producers and retailers with excess food inventory for distribution in low-income communities.
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Profile last edited on: June 10, 2021