In the context of the LatAm Invades Silicon Valley Conference, startups and investors from Latin America and the U.S. will gather to celebrate and reinforce the ever-strengthening bridge between the two ecosystems.
Set to be held on Thursday, September 12th at the Microsoft Conference Center in Mountain View, the day-long event will feature top-notch speakers as well as opportunities for networking and, of course, demos.
Among the speakers slated to address the event audience is Ariel Poler, who, coincidentally, will be headed to Guadalajara to attend PulsoConf the next day. The founder of I/PRO, Topica and TextMarks, Poler has been in the internet business since 1994. He’s served as a board member of Kana, StumbleUpon and Odeo and has invested in AdMob, Viva Real, Rally and SlideShare.
At LatAm invasion, Poler will be joined by Esteban Sosnik, the co-founder and former CEO of Atakama Labs, which was acquired by DeNA (he’s now the company’s VP), as well as Daniel Green and Jonathan Nelson.
As mentioned, startup demos will be a main attraction of the LatAm Invades Silicon Valley Conference. A number of companies are slated to attend – not only those accelerated by NXTP, Start-Up Chile and Naranya, but also a set selected by the Government of the City of Buenos Aires for the trip.
Among those slated to present are Twitt2Go and PingStamp out of Mexico, Monits and SincroPool from Argentina, Edoome and Admetricks from Chile. International companies are in the mix, too, such as Indian Credii and Israeli Kudo.
September Shaping Up to be a Big Month for Latin America in the Valley
The NXTP-led Latin American invasion isn’t the only opportunity the region’s startups will have in Silicon Valley in September.
From the 7th to the 11th, TechCrunch Disrupt will take place in San Francisco – an event that will bring together not only the Silicon Valley ecosystem but that will also attract major players from all over the world. Not only will a handful of Latin American companies have a presence in Startup Alley, but the Brazilian Pavilion will make its third consecutive Disrupt appearance.
So Silicon Valley, look out! Latin America is on its way.