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Wednesday, April 2 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Latino Startup of the Year Finals Competition (sponsored by Strayer University)atino Startup Finals Competition

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Sponsored by Strayer University, the first annual Latino Startup of the Year competition concludes with a four-way competition featuring national finalists: Crowdismo, LAM, Interesante and Oye!.    


The four Latino startups will compete for a grand prize that includes online university credits worth thousands of dollars from Strayer Univeristy, a package of multimedia press releases worth $2,500 from Hispanicize Wire and the right to be named the 2014 Latino Startup of the Year.


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Derek Beckmann

Partner, Plura Ventures
Derek Beckmann is a Partner at Plura Ventures and experienced technology entrepreneur, having launched several successful startups within the past 12 years. Derek was the CEO of DescuentoLibre, a group shopping platform for the Latino community in the US and Mexico which was sold to LivingSocial.  Prior to DescuentoLibre, Derek was the President and co-founder of Eats Media, which was sold to Delivery.com, a subsidiary of Cantor... Read More →

William Crowder

DreamIt Ventures

Rick Ehrman

EVP Corporate Development, Univision
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Cristina Henley

Director of Public Relations, Strayer University
In her role as director of public relations for Strayer University, Cristina Henley collaborates across numerous departments within her organization – Academic Programs, Faculty Affairs, University Development, Institutional Research, and Marketing among others – to develop strategic communications programs that touch all internal and external stakeholders and serve to raise awareness of Strayer University’s 120-year history and... Read More →

Jonathan Nelson

Founders Co-op, Hackers
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Mario Tapia


Wednesday April 2, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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