Every day, Puerto Ricans board planes at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, making a last-resort, one-way flight to the U.S. mainland. Since 2010, over 200,000 boricuas have moved to the U.S. to escape the grim economic landscape facing Puerto Rico. But a young group of Puerto Ricans has refused to leave, looking for untapped business opportunities in the midst of the crisis. For these entrepreneurs, the future is as bright as they can make it.

Featured image (clockwise): Natalia Figueroa, Moisés Cruz, Alan Tavares, Nestor Tavares (Photos by Andrea González-Ramírez)