Where Latinx Founders Can Find Funding, Resources, and More

Latinx founder numbers are growing at a faster rate than any other group and we’re expected to yield $1.4 Trillion in US GDP.

Source: Wikimedia Commons. Jessica Alba at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2012

TL;DR Latinx entrepreneurs are a strong force to be reckoned with! With capital and support, we can grow our businesses to produce in the trillions — trillions that can better the lives of our families, ourselves, and the world.

Now: I want to invest and support more Latinx founders because I want to support my community and there’s money to be made.

1. What everyone needs to know about Latinx founders
2. Latinx startups that have raised over $1M
3. Latinx founders who have exited
4. Latinx founders and startups to watch
5. Latinx investors
6. Latinx incubators and accelerators
7. Latinx communities
8. Latinx podcasts
9. Latinx events

PS This is a live post. If I’m missing resources, DM me on Twitter @lolitataub.

What everyone needs to know about Latinx founders

Latinx are the second-largest population in the United States. In 2001, Latinx founders made up 6.5% of all founders, while in 2019 we grew to 15% making us the fastest growing demographic launching companies.

Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business, Latino Entrepreneurship Gap Report

+100 Latinx founded and led startups have raised over $1M dollars

Source: Crunchbase. If you see a company missing, add it here.

+14 Latinx founded and led startups have exited

Source: Crunchbase. If you see a company missing, add it here.

Latinx founders + startups to watch

Elias Torres, Co-founder of Drift

100 Latina Founders

Source: All Raise. If you are a Latina founder that’d like to be added, connect with @ceciliacorral.

💸 If you’re fundraising, submit your co to the Startup-Investor Matching Tool here. It’s by and for underestimated founders! 🎉

Latinx Women in VC

Source: Jomayra Herrera and Maria Salamanca via Medium. If you were missed email maria@unshackledvc.com and jomayraherrera@gmail.com.

Investors investing specifically in Latinx founders

Vamos Ventures — We are a VC impact fund investing in Latinx & diverse founders defining the future through technology.

Latinx accelerators and programs

Manos Accelerator — We are a Latino focused accelerator program providing education, resources and guidance for promising startups. Manos is a Google Launchpad partner.

Latinx communities

Latino Startup Alliance — an organization that encourages the inspiration and cultivation of U.S. Latino led technology startup ventures by providing a strong support network of fellow entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, & mentors.

Latinx podcasts

LatinxAmerica — LatinxAmerica highlights catalysts who are using, leveraging, creating or investing in Tech to impact issues relevant to the Latinx community.

Latinx events

LTX Fest — 4-day virtual experience curated for Latinx professionals in tech and social justice. Date: Oct 13–16, 2020

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