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Tuesday, April 1 • 8:30am - 9:20am
Entrepreneur Lessons from Silicon Valley

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SESSION OVERVIEW:
This session will provide insights on the lessons that several Latino tech entrepreneurs have learned about joining the startup and investment culture of Silicon Valley.  
 
In this no holds barred panel led by Jorge Consuegra, Partner of The Fearless Group and a former executive who lead Yahoo! en español, we will explore the honest challenges Latinos face to fully integrate into Silicon Valley as well as opportunities that Latinos have to join the fastest growing sector of the nation’s New Economy. 
 
In this session you will learn:
- What can Latino entrepreneurs and investors learn about the entrepreneur mentality of Silicon Valley? 
- Myth or Reality: Does a diversity barrier exist in Silicon Valley?
- How can Latinos integrate into the world of Silicon Valley?  What steps can be taken right now?
 

Moderators
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Jorge Consuegra

Partner, The Fearless Group
Jorge Consuegra is a global business and marketing professional with nearly 25 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies and marquee brands. | Jorge is a Partner at The Fearless Group a full service Marketing Communications firm. At Fearless, Jorge focuses on the multi-cultural segment, specifically by working with clients to capture growth associated with the growing U.S. Hispanic market. | Before joining Fearless, Jorge was... Read More →

Speakers
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Carlos Cueto

Founder, Texter
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Giovanni Dubois

Founder, LAM Network
Giovanni Dubois is the founder of LAM Network (http://lam-network.com). Tagged as the LinkedIn for Latinos, the organization offers educational, social, and philanthropic content and activities for its members. LAM has evolved into the largest, most active and prominent professional network for Latinos in the San Francisco Bay Area. LAM helps major brands, such as Verizon, Ford, Aeromexico, New York Life, connect with this highly educated... Read More →
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Pablo Fuentes

Founder, Proven
Pablo is the CEO and Founder of Proven, a leading mobile jobs company focused on the restaurant industry. He was honored as a Champion of Change and has been invited to speak at the White House about Proven and mentoring minority and women entrepreneurs. Pablo is an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He also enjoys dogs, photography, and reading. Pablo obtained a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate... Read More →
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Laura Maydon

Managing Director, Endeavor Miami
Laura is the Managing Director of Endeavor Miami, a non-profit organization that launched on September, 2013 in the U.S., and which searches and selects high-impact entrepreneurs to help them scale, with the objective of building an entrepreneurial ecosystem in our community. Laura joined Endeavor with more than 15 years of experience identifying new business opportunities and driving growth in various industries, including payments and financial... Read More →


Tuesday April 1, 2014 8:30am - 9:20am
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Attendees (15)