The Latino Founders Accelerator is an industry-agnostic program to support Latino Entrepreneurs in scaling their products, technology, and services.
Latino entrepreneurs with a business idea or an existing business participate in a 10-week accelerator program, where they learn business modeling, finance, and prototyping and get paired up with hand-selected mentors and resources to help them launch and scale their businesses.
Applications will be scored by the evaluation panel and informed by their results, The Latino Founders team will notify and announce the participants of this year cohort.
The Latino Founder Accelerator program begins and continues trough mid October
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What is the Latino Founders Accelerator?Latino Founders is a nonprofit organization supporting the creation of Latino-led startups looking to scale their products, technology, and services statewide. Latino entrepreneurs with a business idea or an existing business participate in a 10-week accelerator program, where they learn business modeling, finance, and prototyping and get paired up with hand-selected mentors and resources to help them launch and scale their businesses.
Who can participate?We are looking for startup founders t with an existing business and proven traction. In order to qualify for the program, founders must: Be 18 years of age or older Have a business registered for at least a year Have a majority ownership of an established business with traction
What types of startups are you looking for?At Latino Founders we are sector agnostic and we provide in-depth support to promising Latino led startups looking to scale their companies. examples of industry sectors that we are looking for are Hardware, Software, Athletic and Outdoors, Consumer Packaged Goods, Food and Beverage, Build Environment, and Transportation.
How will submissions be assessed?Once the submission deadline passes, the Latino Founders team will perform an administrative review to confirm each submission meets the applications requirements before advancing to the evaluation panel. The evaluation panel will review each application and will select the companies that will participate on the cohort.
How do I apply?You must apply not later than Monday, July 31, 2023 at 11:00 PM Pacific Time.