Latino Founders to pitch to the top Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors at June 26 conference
NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – As the leading voice for Latinos in the technology innovation and the social media community, LATISM today announced their upcoming conference in the Latino 2 series: Jumpstarting An Innovation Revolution. The landmark event will offer potential entrepreneurs an additional boost through the inclusion of Google as the leading partner in this series of hands-on workshops offering learning, mentoring and networking opportunities for tech startups in the Latino community.
Scheduled for June 26 2013 in Mountain View, California, attendees will have access to a wealth of tools and business advice from industry experts in the fields of Marketing, Access to Venture Capital and Technology. More importantly, individuals will learn first-hand from existing Latino start-ups as well as their investors who continue to support and identify the next generation of emerging entrepreneurs. To view a full agenda and list of confirmed participants, please visit http://latino2.latism.org
“Google is proud to support LATISM in this event. Our mission with Google for Entrepreneurs is to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship around the world and we believe in supporting organizations who empower founders with technology and training,” said Mary Grove, Director of Global Entrepreneurship Outreach at Google.
This conference is the heart of LATISM’s mission. “In today’s digital economy Latinos must moves from simply being consumers to leaders in the technology field. We thank Google for hosting the conference again this year and for helping us build a more inclusive ecosystem,” stated Ana Roca Castro, LATISM Founder.
Those ready to take their entrepreneurial aspirations to the next level are strongly encouraged register for the event today at http://latino2.latism.org/register. Interested parties who wish to participate in the pitch competition can apply at http://latino2.latism.org/Pitch. Investors and organizations interested in donating an in-kind prize can request further information at [email protected].
Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community through technology innovation and social media. LATISM also helps to raise awareness among corporate brands, NGOs and government entities about using social media to reach Latinos. Our partnership initiatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization with over 140,000 members in its network, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. To learn more about the Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) organization, visit http://latism.org
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Latinos in Social Media (LATISM)