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Across the globe. Full-time, part-time, and freelance work is being lost at an exponential pace.

Traditional job-hunting mechanisms have failed us often in the past — during both good and bad times. Now, during this time of great urgency, they will fail us again.

At Torre, we are devastated by the current crisis. Individually and collectively, we’ve received countless requests from friends and family for work opportunities. We’re getting more and more calls every day.

Our commitment is to help as many people as we can — and to do so quickly.

We’re announcing a series of — free — viral job hunting functionalities over the next few weeks, and we’re looking for volunteers who use our technology to help their local communities.

The first viral job hunting tool announced will be community job curation.

To better organize ourselves, we need a centralized repository for all kinds of work: full-time, part-time, freelance, local, or remote gigs, consulting, advising, etc. …

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COVID-19 has forced millions of people to work remotely all of a sudden. Millions more have been fired. If you’re an experienced remote worker or remote leader, you can help others by mentoring them. We are launching this effort to help the community at scale by matching you with a person you can help. You can volunteer as little as 30 minutes.

Would you consider giving/receiving coaching or mentoring virtually? If yes, please sign-up at

Please sign up, share the idea with others, and let us know what else we could do to help people in need.

Stay safe,

Alexander Torrenegra
Torre |
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At Torre, we’re embarking on Remoter: our on-going initiative to provide educational content and resources to encourage the building and scaling of remote-first teams.

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I’ve been working remotely for almost two decades. The companies I’ve either founded or co-founded are currently all remote-first. I’ve truly realized the benefits of this work-lifestyle. Not only for personal reasons (being there for my daughter as she grows up, or having more time with my wife and family) but also the door of opportunities opens wider when you’re looking at all the world has to offer. I have people on my teams from all over the world. We work hard and our creative problem-solving skills become so much stronger with all the perspectives brought to the table.

Something that has always been lurking in the back of my mind, though, is how ‘remote’ remains a relatively new phenomenon. Too few people have realized the benefits; too few have experienced the remote work environment. …


Alexander Torrenegra

CEO of Torre. Author of Remoter. 🦈 in Shark Tank LatAm. Want to join us? Signal me on

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