LATISM Announces Last Call to Pitch to Venture Capitalists At Its Latino2 Tech Startup Conference
With the theme “Jumpstarting An Innovation Revolución,” Latino2 will place emerging Latino Technology Startups in front of Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors
June 4, 2012 - PRLog -- Washington, DC – Latinos in Tech Innovation & Social Media (LATISM) today extended a last call for Latino(a) Tech Startups to Pitch to Venture Capitalists. The event, to be held on June 7, 2012, at the Google offices in New York City, will address the needs of entrepreneurs and developers who are launching successful scalable ventures and smart investors who care about diversity. To register, visit http://latino2.org/
The full-day event will offer learning, mentoring and networking opportunities for Tech Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists, including a pitching competition for early-stage Latino tech startups. Confirmed Venture Capitalists participating include representatives from Comcast Venture, Google Ventures, Needham Co, Trinity Ventures, DreamIt, Jaila Ventures, Gust, Arc Angel Fund, Dave Rose & Joanne Wilson and more. For the full list of participating companies, please visit http://latino2.org.
Highlights of the agenda include panels targeting 3 levels of Tech Entrepreneurs:
Beginners Track - The Dream
La Idea: Turn your idea into a concrete actionable project.
El Market: Understanding your target. The good, the bad & the ugly
El Plan: Time to plan! Where to start, next steps, follow up.
Intermediate Track - The Wake Up Call
El Deck: What's in the Business Plan? Best & Worst examples
El Team: Marrying your co-founder - Understand what you have and what you need.
La Grana: How much do you need? How much will you make? How long will it take you? Understanding valuation, forecast in plain & simple terms.
Advance Track - The Deal
El Pitch: Develop a killer pitch that will knock them dead!
El Hunt: You're ready! so now what? Learn where and how to connect with investors.
Mentors & Accelerators:
There will be a pitch competition with a cash prize and many other in-kind prizes. All the attendees and investors are donating towards the prizes. If you are interested in joining the competition or in donating an in kind prize, please contact us at email@example.com
For more information about Latino2, including a full list of speakers, and the full agenda for the conference, please visit http://latino2.org.
Latinos in Tech Innovation & 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://blog.latism.org.
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