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Maria Salamanca (Ulu), Brian Dixon and Ulili Onovakpuri (Kapor Capital), Devshi Mehrotra (JusticeText)
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Yup. From September 15th thru October 15th, we’ll be celebrating the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans' history, culture, and achievements in the US. I like to take advantage of all the attention our community gets during this time, to beat the drum of our incredible Latino community as loud as I can! And today, I invite you, Latino founders, funders, and allies, to join me in making some noise to support the Latino fam! I share some ideas below.
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Video | Hispanic Heritage Month LatinX Panel on entrepreneurial stories
Video | Hispanic Small Business Town Hall on finding funding for your co
Videos | Drift's 5 Latinx Leaders Who've Inspired Us series
💰 Invest in Latino-led startups and funds because the Latino market equates to the 7th largest economy in the world, representing a $2.3T economy and opportunities for you!
Ulili Onovakpuri and Brian Dixon raised $126M for Kapor Capital fund 3 to invest in impact cos. Jai Malik raised $15M for Countdown Capital’s fund II. Devshi Mehrotra raised $2.2M for JusticeText's seed round. Ian Lee and the rest of Syndicate team (port co) launched its new social networking & community building primitive (ERC-721M) for web3. Maria Salamanca become a Partner at Ulu Ventures. Caro Griffin became the newest General Manager for Tech Ladies.
Sponsored | The L'attitude Conference is happening in San Diego, Sept 22-25, and the focus will be to foster the advancement of the Latino community of founders, funders, and friends. I'll be there on the 22nd, speaking and scouting for investments on behalf of Ganas Ventures! Join me.
SVB Financial | Underestimated and underrepresented GPs: read this survey to learn more about how family offices are thinking about us
Asking for a VC | VCs: find out which early-stage Latino founders to track
VCFamilia | VCs: make friends and deals with the Latino VC family
Startup-Investor Matching Tool | VCs: meet thesis-aligned underrepresented founders
Sponsored | Dreamers & Doers is an award-winning community and diverse ecosystem amplifying extraordinary entrepreneurial women and this week, founder, Gesche Haas, published: How My Hispanic Heritage Has Impacted My Journey as an Entrepreneur and Business Leader. It's good!
Hack TU Startup | Founders in Mexico: check out this visual of Mexican unicorns
Angeles Investors | Latino founders: discover the top 40 investors in Latino-led startups
Asking for a founder | Founders: find out the best ways to get a meeting with an investor
LaaS | Underrepresented founders: get resources made for you
Sponsored | Pitch at the Beach is happening in the Dominican Republic, Sept 23-25. Expect 3-days of disruptive sessions with investors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and startups pitching for money. I'll be there, speaking and scouting for investments on behalf of Ganas Ventures! Join me.
SoGal Foundation | Black female founders: apply for $5-$10K in grants
1863 Ventures | Black founders: apply to get a 3Rs $5K grant
Non-dilutive capital | Create a profile to find non-dilutive capital
Equity Crowdfunding | Raise up to $5 million
Startup-Investor Matching Tool | Founders: get intros to investors