Accelerating Killer LatAm Startups

A session at SXSW Interactive 2012

Sunday 11th March, 2012

9:30am to 10:30am (CST)

The genome to create a great startup fast has been cracked. With proper funding and mentoring provided by a series of Lat Am-based accelerators, we can expect that a new wave of brave and savVy Latin American entrepreneurs will be entering the global market soon. Meet the people who are making this happen and learn why a regional network of accelerators is the way to make a real difference in this continent.

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Pedro Torres Picón

Managing Dir, Quotidian Ventures

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David Weekly

Founder & General Partner, Mexican.VC

Socialite & nerd. Hacker since age five. Stanford President Scholar. Founder of PBworks, Hacker Dojo, SuperHappyDevHouse, and Mexican.VC. Award winning startup mentor for Founders Institute. Named Plaxo (exited to Comcast for >$100m), advised Attassa in their sale to YouSendIt, consultant for MP3.com (IPO), Like.com (sold to Google), and a dozen others.

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Bedy Yang

Partner, Brazil Innovators/500Startups

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Hernan Kazah

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  • Bedy
  • David E. Weekly
  • Hernan Kazah
  • Pedro Torres Picón

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Time 9:30am10:30am CST

Date Sun 11th March 2012


Room 5ABC, Austin Convention Center

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