A day-long seminar focuses on accelerating Latino tech start-ups

A day-long seminar focuses on accelerating Latino tech start-ups

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Conference, General

A day-long seminar focuses on accelerating Latino tech start-ups

GritoBlast! — Accelerating Latino tech start-ups is the focus of a day-long seminar on September 16 (Tuesday) sponsored by Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM).

Latino 2.0 features a full day of speakers, a pitch contest and breakout sessions for networking and finding project collaborators.

Though the event takes place in New York City, live streaming of the event is available courtesy of GOOGLE.

A few of the speakers slated to present are:

Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Federal Communications Commission

David S. Rose (@davidsrose) is a serial entrepreneur and active early-stage investor who has founded or funded over 90 pioneering companies. He has been described byBusinessWeek as a “world conquering entrepreneur”, by Forbes as “New York’s Archangel”, and by Red Herring magazine as “patriarch of Silicon Alley”.

Tanya Menendez is the COO and Co-Founder of Maker’s Row. Maker’s Row is a Brooklyn-based online marketplace for American manufacturers.

Alex Diaz-Asper is a co-founder and a principal of Venture Count. Venture Count offers outsourced CFO and accounting services to venture backed start-ups.

Harlyn Pacheco is CEO and Co-Founder of Qlovi, winner in the Gates Foundation LiteracyCourseware Challenge.

Oscar Torres is a co-founder of Minerapp.com, a location-based mobile commerce platform, where he oversees product development, design & branding.

In addition to the live streaming, an ongoing conversation will take place on Twitter: #LATISM #LATINO2