Hola NYC Familia!
Join us in celebrating this year's Hispanic Heritage Month in style! 🎉🥳🎈🎊. 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.
Please join LaFamilia (VCFamilia + FounderFamilia) at our 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebración in NYC, to elevate the local ecosystem of Latine founders and VCs!
📍 Location: Gramercy Park area (details on exact location will be revealed upon approval)
📅 Date: September 21st, 2023
⏰ Time: 7:30-10:30pm
👋 LaFamilia Hosts: Julian Fainzaig, Elias Davis, & Mercedes Zhang (VCF) and Alicia Cepeda Maule & Joshe Ordoñez (FF)
RSVPs will be approved on a rolling basis. Please contact us with any questions.
A very special thanks to our sponsors of this event: Comcast NBC Universal LIFT Labs, J.P. Morgan, and Vouch.
We’re grateful to Comcast NBC Universal LIFT Labs, J.P. Morgan, and Vouch for their continued support of our mission. As a primarily volunteer-led organization, support from valued partners like LIFT Labs, J.P. Morgan, and Vouch enable us to create a powerful impact for Latines in the ecosystem and continue to catalyze opportunities for our community.
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To see a complete list of all HHM 2023 events, click below!
1 MONTH | 8 CITIES | 500+ ATTENDEES
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.