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Thursday, April 7 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Looking for Capital? Crowdfunding Your Latino Startup, the Startup Jobs Act & Title Three

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he Startup Jobs Act recently passed and it marks a historic event in our country, which will now allow 92% of the nations unaccredited investors to now invest in startups.

Will this new act allow your Latino-led startup to take advantage of this new financing opportunity? Will this create a new generation of Latino investors in startups.

How will the U.S. government and other key players in this new ecosystem help to support this innovative model? Be sure to attend and come ready with your questions.

In this panel discussion led by Jesse Martinez, Co-founder and Executive Team Member of the Latino Startup Alliance, you will hear from various industry resources and gain key insights to help you with your startup venture.

In this session you will learn:

·      What is the Startup Jobs Act?

·      What does the Act mean for both entrepreneurs and investors?

·      What’s the difference between an accredited investor and unaccredited investor?

·      What does a new investor in this space need to know?

·      How do you know your startup is right for crowdfunding?

·      What are the true costs of a crowdfunding project?

·      What are the differences between the platforms?

·      Key resources and dates to know


Speakers
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Jesse Martinez

Originally from Houston, Texas, Jesse found his way to San Francisco in March 1997 where he first experienced what it meant to work for a startup. As employee 27, he got to see firsthand the building of a Silicon Valley company (funded by Sequoia Capital) that ultimately grew into... Read More →
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Ramona Ortega

Founder & CEO, My Money My Future
Ramona Ortega is the Founder & CEO of My Money My Future, a mission-driven financial tech company that combines tailored content and simple to use tools to help Millennials, particularly young women and minorities, manage their money with confidence.  MMMF’s personal financial management platform... Read More →
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Andrea Perez

HIPGive Project and Marketing Manager, Hispanics in Philanthropy
Andrea Perez’s passion for social impact began with her work bringing awareness to the human right violations and political unrest in her home country, Venezuela, through media and technology. She has co-founded two non-profit organizations, holds a degree in Business Administration... Read More →


Thursday April 7, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Raphael/Michelangelo Room