Dateline: Medellin, Colombia

l to r: Ralph Simon, Mobilium Global chief executive flanked by a Ruta 9 Medellin security man and to the right, Tapio Anttila, the Finnish honorary consul in Medellin & owner of the Nordika business in Colombia – visiting the key innovation hub and fulcrum in Medellin, the driving city of Colombia’s new future as one of the top innovation areas in South America and maybe, in the world. No Narcos or Escobar, just hipsters, geeks and start-up maniacs.