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Wednesday, April 2 • 10:00am - 11:15am
2014 Update to Funding Your Latino Tech Startup

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Funding your business can be one of the most intimidating and
Incubators and accelerators are launching all over the globe daily launching all of over the world. You also have the first U.S. Latino accelerator in San Jose, CA – Manos. What are they? How can they be of help with your startup venture?
In addition, there are all types funding available, new venture capitalists, and many angel investors being created with new wealth …so many terms. What do the all mean?
In this panel session led by Del Medina President of Latino Startup Alliance, you will hear from different Accelerators, VCs, and Incubators. What’s the difference between them and what are they looking for.
In addition, come listen to the first set of 2014 LSA Surveys about Latino Startups and funding. This will become an annual update at Hispanicize.
In this session you will learn:
- Demystifying the Startup Funding Game for Latinos: Myths, Truths and Challenges
- How are Latino tech entrepreneurs doing?
- What are some best practices and tips to share?
- What not to do when applying for a program?
- What are they doing different in 2014 to attract Latino entrepreneurs?

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Deldelp Medina

Co-founder and CEO, Avion
Deldelp Medina is the co-founder and CEO of Avion. The first accelerator dedicated to Latinas in the mobile tech space. She has spent over 10 years working with the Latino community in the tech, arts, humanities, non-profit, and social justice fields. Asking big questions is a passion... Read More →

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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... Read More →

William Crowder

DreamIt Ventures

Ana Diaz-Hernandez

Kapor Capital

Rick Ehrman

EVP Corporate Development, Univision
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Mario Tapia


Wednesday April 2, 2014 10:00am - 11:15am PDT

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