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LaFamilia Austin Hispanic Heritage Month Celebraci贸n

Hosted by VCFamilia & 4 others
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Hola Austin Familia!

鈥婮oin us in celebrating this year's Hispanic Heritage Month in style! 馃帀馃コ馃巿馃帄. The Latine community is known for its vibrant culture, delicious food, and infectious music and this Hispanic Heritage Month we're coming together to celebrate everything that makes us unique as founders and investors.聽

Please join LaFamilia (VCFamilia + FounderFamilia) at our 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebraci贸n in Austin, to elevate the local ecosystem of Latine founders and VCs!

馃搷 Location: Downtown Austin (details on exact location will be revealed upon approval)

馃搮 Date: September 20th, 2023

鈴 Time: 6:30-9:30pm

馃憢 LaFamilia Hosts: Alejandro Lozano (VCF) and Ivan Huerta & Alonso Mujica (FF)

鈥婻SVPs will be approved on a rolling basis. Please contact us with any questions.

A very special thanks to our sponsor of this event: J.P. Morgan

We鈥檙e grateful to J.P. Morgan for their continued support of our mission. As a primarily volunteer-led organization, support from valued partners like J.P. Morgan enable us to create a powerful impact for Latines in the ecosystem and continue to catalyze opportunities for our community.聽

To see a complete list of all HHM 2023 events, click below!


This Year's Theme: Elevar

The chosen theme for this year's Hispanic Heritage Month is "Elevar," meaning "rise" in Spanish. It is a fitting theme considering the challenges faced by the venture capital and startup industry this year. We aim to celebrate our Hispanic heritage and acknowledge our community's resilience in the face of economic hardships and industry setbacks.

The theme of "Elevar" serves as a reminder of the potential and untapped talent within our community. It reflects the collective efforts and accomplishments of Hispanic entrepreneurs and investors who have refused to be deterred by challenges. Let us come together to honor our Hispanic heritage, celebrate the achievements of our community, and embrace the spirit of "Elevar" as we recognize this community that continues to rise and shape the future of the venture capital and startup industry.

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About LaFamilia Foundation:

LaFamilia Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that seeks to close the resource gap for Latine founders and investor by bringing together Latine startups, venture capitalists, and aligned ecosystem partners. We aim to empower this community through first-of-its-kind programs that tackle the various components of network inequity while reshaping and normalizing the Latine experience, culture, and community in the venture ecosystem. LFF includes both the largest community of Latine founders in the United States, FounderFamilia, and the largest community of Latine venture capitalists, VCFamilia.