Latin America Tech Meetup • NYC
Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Come to the monthly Latin America Tech Meetup in New York, where every month noted entrepreneurs, hackers and investors get together to discuss trends and opportunities in the convergence of tech startups and Latin America.
Speakers: The July Latin America Tech Meetup will feature:
Guatemalan entrepreneur co-founder of Duolingo.
Duolingo started as a project at Carnegie Mellon University, where Jose Fuentes worked as a research fellow with noted computer science professor Luis von Ahn, also a Guatemalan entrepreneur whose previous company, reCAPTCHA, was purchased by Google in 2009.
Since then, Duolingo has grown to count with more than 25 Million users and has been able to secure US$38.3 Million in funding so far.
Moderator & Host:
Founder and CEO of PeopleHunt.
Peoplehunt, connects people who have skills to swap and want to meet face to face. Language exchange being it's current focus.
Adrian was born in Mexico City, raised in New York City, and has lived in Chile, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, UK, and San Francisco. His passion is meeting and collaborating with new people.
Fireside Chat: 6:30p-7:30p
Q&A Session: 7:30p-7:50p
Pizza & Beer: 7:50p-9:00p
Special thanks to our partners & sponsors:
De Franceschi & Boray, LLP. A Palo Alto and NYC based law firm that specializes in advising emerging growth technology companies and the angel and institutional venture capital investors which fund them. We help early stage companies get started, find capital, structure and grow their business. Find out more about their services, visit http://dblaw.co
Socialatom Ventures is a capital investor that also provides in-house services to help entrepreneurs reach their goals faster. We normally participate in existing rounds, including as part of an accelerator, friends and family, angel round or Series A round with founder-friendly terms. visit http://socialatomventures.com
Fiverr is the world's largest marketplace for creative and professional services (Gigs). Fiverr has millions of users in 196 countries, buying and selling Gigs across 120 categories, including graphic design, copywriting, and web development. Fiverr creates jobs for talented people around the world and helps millions of business get the job done! Founded in 2010, backed by Accel and Bessemer, offices in Tel Aviv, New York, and Miami.
When & Where
PulsoSocial is a leading online publication covering entrepreneurship and technology in Latin America.
Founded in 2008, we have built a brand to become one of the most trusted sources of tech news in the region. From emerging opportunities to new trends and innovations, we cover every aspect of the digital world as it relates to Latin America.