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Founder School Summit: Guests

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Miami, Florida
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About the Summit

Join us for an invite-only event for accredited investors, organized by Founder School, with pitch sessions, panels, and a final happy hour with live music from DJ Buba.

🗓️ Thursday, June 20th, from 8:30 AM - 7 PM.

📍Hosted at Mana Tech.

Speakers and Judges

  • Juha Mikkola - 3x founder, 2 exits.

  • Anisa Mirza - 2x YC founder.

  • Mario Ruiz - Co-founder - Infinity Ventures ($158M).

  • Eliam Medina - Founded Willing (Sold to Metlife).

  • Ana Cristina Gadala- Principal - QED.

  • José Luis Silva Co founder -Dux Capital ($50M).

  • Ariel Jaduszliwer - Co-founder -Brainstorm Capital ($20M).

  • Esteban Reyes - Founder of Zenda Capital.

  • Frida Leibowitz - Founder of Debbie.

  • Rini Greenfield - Founded Rethink Capital.

  • Ryan Pruitt - MD, Ocean Azul Partners ($40M).


  • Alex Kearns - MD Citizens Bank.

  • Patricia Pacheco - MD Bank of America.

  • David Correa - MD JPMorgan. 


  • 9:00 AM - Welcome & Fundraising

  • 9:30 AM - Pitch sessions

  • 10:30 AM - Panels

    • How to and NOT to pitch a VC

    • Horror stories from my raising my seed round

  • 11:30 AM - Pitch sessions

  • 12:30 PM - Lunch

  • 2:00 PM - Pitch sessions

  • 3:45 PM - Break

  • 4:00 PM - Panels

    • VC perspective: What you wish more founders would know about raising their first round

    • Zero to exit: Biggest founder lessons learned

  • 5:00 PM - Happy Hour

About Founder School.

A nonprofit with the mission of turning underrepresented tech professionals into top 1% founders. Our incubator helps students test ideas, find a co-founder, build the first MVP, and get paying customers - in 12 weeks. In 2023, our top grads raised an average of $300k within 6 months.

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