Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale Latinx in Tech, will provide a platform for 100 entrepreneurs to propose, develop, launch and pitch their brand new startups during the weekend of May 31st to June 2nd.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – May 7, 2019 – PRLog — Techstars Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale: Latinx in Tech, sponsored by The Kapor Center for Social Impact, will be held from Friday May 31st to Sunday June 2nd 2019 at General Provision located in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
100 local Entrepreneurs will turn their ideas into startups in 54 hours
Techstars Startup Weekend Latinx in Tech brings exposure, awareness, and experiential learning about tech in the community. The event aims to inspire 100 Latinx entrepreneurs to breathe life into their ideas, identify and design technology solutions to problems disproportionately facing the U.S. Latinx community and learn how to bridge the gap from idea to customer validated prototype.
While the event main focus will be on tech solutions, all ideas that will help to create a future fueled by Latinx leadership and experiences are welcome. The event is also open to participants and volunteers of all ethnic backgrounds.
Marc Lissade, executive director of Startup Broward and lead organizer of several Startup Weekend events in Fort Lauderdale and Miami states: “After the successful completion of the Miami edition of Startup Weekend Latinx in Tech, it is now time to engage and activate the Broward Latinx community and ensure that South Florida remains the National leader in entrepreneurship diversity.”
Event tickets can be purchased here: https://latinxswftl.eventbrite.com
About Techstars Startup Weekend
Techstars Startup Weekends (https://www.startupweekend.org) are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, the events culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations to influential local judges.
About Kapor Center
The Kapor Center for Social Impact (https://www.kaporcenter.org) pursues creative strategies that will leverage information technology for positive social impact. We primarily work with underrepresented communities, focusing on gap-closing endeavors.
About Startup Broward
Startup Broward (http://startupbroward.org) is a county-wide organization dedicated to supporting and expanding the Broward Startup Ecosystem by coordinating efforts between both public and private sector organizations and local entrepreneurs as well as spurring local economic growth through innovation boosting initiatives.