2014 Conference

About

The Latino Startup Alliance (LSA) 1st Annual summit in San Francisco that brings together Latino tech entrepreneurs for two days of startup pitches, keynotes, lighting talks, workshops, networking, and the fostering of both partnerships & friendships to help support Latino startups globally. Learn more about LSA.

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Access Acceleration Awareness

The LSA Innovator Summit will focus on three principals: Access, Acceleration, and Awareness. This summit will be the catalyst in providing a platform for startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and partners to connect and take action.

Agenda – Day 1 – Dec 5th, 2013

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Registration + Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:50 AM

Welcome Remarks

Jesse Martinez
Founder, LSA

8:50 AM – 9:10 AM

Keynote

Kety Esquivel
Principal, Esquivel McCarson Consulting

9:10 AM – 10:10 AM

1st Set of Startup Pitches

Cultural-Focus Startups

Investor Hours 1

Mentor Hours 1

Crowdfunding Workshop

Crowdismo

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Lightning Talks One

Rebecca and Antonio
Founders, Interesante

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Accelerator Talks

500 Startups
WebFWD
Lean Launch Pad
H/F

Investor Hours 2

Mentor Hours 2

11:30 AM – 12:10 PM

Keynote

Mitch Kapor Kapor Capital, Partner

12:10 PM to 1:10 PM

Lunch

Fisher Room

1:10 PM – 1:30 PM

Lightning Talks Two

Pablo Fuentes Founder, Proven

Getting Funding Done

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

2nd Set of Startup Pitches

Social and EdTech Startups

Investor Hours 3

Mentor Hours 3

How to Raise Capital and Maintain Control of Your Company

Lili Balfour CEO, Atelier Advisors

Creating Valuable Relationships

Giovanni Dubois

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM

Lightning Talks Three

Alex Torrenegra Founder, Voice Bunny

Funding

2:50 PM – 3:50 PM

3rd Set of Startup Pitches

Mobile Startups

Investor Hours 4

Mentor Hours 4

How to Build High-Performance Teams

Jim McCarthy

3:50 PM – 4:10 PM

Lightning Talks Four

Giovanni Rodriguez CEO/Cofounder, SocialXDesign

Latinopreneur

4:10 PM – 4:25 PM

Coffee and Snack Break

4:25 PM – 4:45 PM

Lightning Talks Five

Janice Fraser CEO/Cofounder, LUXr

Customer-guided design

4:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Accelerator Talks (40 mins)

NewME – Angela Benton
500 Startups – Santiago
Manos – Ed Avila
Entre – Jason Rosado

Making Food Personal Again (20 mins)

Alex Velez Cofounder, Back to the Roots

Investor Hours 5

Mentor Hours 5

Building Sales Teams

Armando Mann
Sales operations at top companies like Google, Dropbox and now RelateIQ

5:45 PM – 6:05 PM

Lightning Talks Six

Ingrid Avendano CODE2040 Fellow

6:05 PM – 6:25 PM

Closing Keynote

Santiago Zavala 500 Startups Mexico

6:25 PM – 8:00 PM

Cocktail Reception

Startup Demo Tables

Startup and Partner Tables All Day

Agenda – Day 2 – Dec 6th, 2013

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Registration + Continental Breakfast

8:45 AM – 9:10 AM

Welcome Remarks

Welcome Keynote

Lesa Mitchell Kauffman Foundation

9:10 AM – 9:50 AM

Latino Investor Panel

Luis Robles
Ariel Poler
Santi Subotovsky
Ivan Gaviria
Ricardo Garcia-Amaya
Santiago Zavala
Tom Cervantez
Yolanda Ruiz

9:50 AM – 10:10 AM

Tech Chat with Latino Techies

Angel S. Moreno,
Ricardo Rodriguez

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Fireside Chat

Luis Grandos
MEDA/Mission Promise Neighborhood

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

Announcement

Manny Ruiz
Hispanicize 2014 and Hispanicize Wire

10:50 AM – 11:10 AM

Lighting Talks One

Oscar Menjivar
Empowering our Youth through Technology

11:10 AM – 11:30 AM

Fireside Chat

Harlyn Pacheco EdTech
Jason Rosado Social Entrepreneurship

11:30 AM – 11:40 AM

Lightning Talks Two

Emerson Malca
Study Room, My Entrepreneurial Journey

11:40 AM – 11:50 AM

Lightning Talks Three

Fernando Estrada
BAMM TV/My Entrepreneurial Journey

11:50 AM – 12:25 PM

Accelerator Talks

Mario Tapia/Momentum
Fabian Olivia/Fiverun

12:25 PM to 1:25 PM

Lunch

Fisher Room

1:25 PM – 1:45 PM

Keynote

Chris Yeh, VP Marketing @ PBworks
Startup Investor and Advisor

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM

Global Latino Entrepreneur Landscape Panel

Mexico – Jorge Zavala
Chile
Argentina
Colombia – Alex Torrenegra
España – Jose Mateos
Global – Jonathan Nelson

2:15 PM – 2:50 PM

Latina Entrepreneur Panel

Estefania Ortiz
Deldelp Medina
Reina Cabezas
Ingrid Avendano

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM

Lightning Talks Four

Carolina Huaranca and A.J. Huaranca
Secure, Risky or Both – Choosing the Startup Career Path

3:10 PM – 3:40 PM

Non-Techie Educational Panel

Lisa Lee
Diana Mazuera
Francisco Cruz
Ghisly Echezuria
Nuritzi Sanchez

3:40 PM – 4:20 PM

Crowdfunding Panel

Indiegogo – Kate Drane
Crowdismo – Jose Huitron
CrowdFunder – Pepe Villatoro

4:20 PM – 4:35 PM

Coffee and Snack Break

4:35 PM – 4:45 PM

White House

Brian Forde
Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer Tech Inclusion

4:55 PM – 5:35 PM

Closing Keynote

Robin Farmanfarmaian
VP of Strategic Relations, Singularity University
Founding Executive Producer, FutureMed

5:35 PM – 7:00 PM

Six Finalist Pitch/Awards

Judges/Audience/twitter Favorite
Innovator Awards Ceremony

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cocktail Reception

Demos and Accelerator Tables

Speakers, Mentors

Office Hours with Investors

Registration

Location
Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF
1675 Owens St , San Francisco, CA

Pitch Competition

Apply to pitch at the 1st LSA Startup Pitch Competition. Selected startups will have a chance to pitch onstage Thursday December 5th in their respective categories: 4 mins (without a powerpoint), followed by four mins of feedback & Q&A from the panel of judges; Best startup pitches will advance to the final round on Friday December 6th following the same format with an opportunity to win prizes and meetings w/investors.

Sponsors

Kauffman Foundation

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Gunderson Dettmer

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Partners

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Startup Angels

BlogHer

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LUXr

500 Mexico

El Camino Group @ Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

El Camino Group @ Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Media Partners

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El Mensajero

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Community Partners

 

Latinas Think Big

Silicon Valley Latino

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CODE2040

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ELLAS II

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USHCC Foundation

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Impact Hub Oakland

NewME

Yes We Code

Latinos in Finance

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Latino Community Foundation

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Latinas in Computing

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Black Founders

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Diverse Scholar

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