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    LATINX Launchpad-SoCal

    Finalists Announced!

    Congratulations and thank you to all those who applied to the pitch event being held at HIP's Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CA on September 14.

  • ELIGIBILITY

    • Minimum one Latinx startup leader as part of the management team (founders and/or non-founder executives)

    • U.S. registered and based company

    • Early Stage (Pre-seed, Seed, Pre-Series A)

    • Preference for proximity to Southern California region (including Central California, Southern Nevada, Western Arizona). Those in other regions may be considered.

    • Traditional startups and/or scalable impact ventures

  • AWARDS

    Non-dilutive cash prizes

    1st Prize

    $15,000

    2nd Prize

    $10,000

    3rd Prize

    $5,000

    Audience Choice

    $5,000

  • TIMELINE

    Aug 27

    Application Closes (due by Midnight)

    Aug 30

    Round 1 teams Notified

    Sept 2

    Round 2 teams Pitch Deck Due

    Sept 6

    Event Finalist teams Notified

    Sept 9

    Pre-event virtual Pitch Coaching

    Sept 14

    Sept 14 Live Pitch at HIP Conference in Sheraton Grand LA

  • PITCH PANEL

    ROY COSME

    HIP Board Member

    Pitch Emcee

    EMANUEL PLEITEZ

    Co-Founder, East Los Capital

    Pitch Judge

    RAUL LOMELI-AZOUBEL

    Co-Founder, Chairman

    Welcome Technologies

    Pitch Judge

    CARMEN PALAFOX

    Co-Founder, MiLA

    Pitch Judge

  • CONTACT US

    Reach out if you have questions about the competition, eligibility, partnerships or future events.