Speakers and Global Pitch Day Finals Tuesday September 20, 2016 @ The NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center





8:30am to 9:10am                          Registration + Coffee

9:10am to 9:20am                           Welcome Remarks and more

9:20am to 9:40am                          Opening Keynote Speaker

Mario Tapia, Executive Director, Mobile Monday; Cofounder Momentum

9:40am to 10:00pm                        Solo Talks: Supporting an Innovation Ecosystem

9:40am - Oscar Barillas, Entrepreneur

9:50am - Kahlimah Priforce, Founder, Qeyno Labs

10:00am to 10:45pm                        Panel: The AgTech Ecosystem

Roger Royse, Founder, Royse Law

Seana Day, Partner, The Mixing Bowl and Better Food Ventures

Patrick Zelaya, CEO, HeavyConnect

Alvaro Ramirez, Founder & CEO, eHarvestHub

David Jefferson, Law & Policy Analyst, Public Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture (PIPRA) UC Davis

10:45am to 11:00am                          My story: Life as a Entrepreneur, Innovator, Professional

Leo Sosa, Founder/Director, Mission Techies

 Mission Techie Graduate: Yaritza Perez (bootcamp)

  Mission Techie Graduate: Edwin Gonzales, JonesIT

11:00am to 11:10am                             Break

11:10am to 11:40pm                             Panel: Creating Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Silent Community

  Frank Carbajal, Founder, Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit

  Harold Leffall, Jr., Executive Director, Not In Our Town: Stop Hate. Together.

   Alfredo Mathew III, Bay Area Director, NFTE

11:40am to 12:00pm                             Presentation: The LATAM Video Ecosystem

   Eric Frias, Head of U.S. Hispanic and LATAM, Dailymotion.

12:00pm to 1:00pm                               Networking Lunch

 - On Your Own

1:00pm to 1:30pm                                  Panel: Crowdfunding - Title III

   Ken Nguyen, Cofounder, Republic

   Ramona Ortega, Founder & CEO, My Money My Future

   Chris Bennett, CEO, Soldsie

   Charles Belle, Founder & CEO, Startup Policy Lab  MODERATOR

1:30pm to 1:50pm                                  Fireside Chat:

    Giovanni Rodriguez, Founder, Story Labs; Forbes Writer

    Sebastian Vidal, Executive Director, Parallel 18

1:50pm to 2:45pm                                   Panel: The LATAM Ecosystem

    Margarise Correa, Executive Director, BayBrazil

    Dan Green, Partner, Gunderson Detmer

    Fernando Rivera, Managing Partner, StartYouUp Ventures

    Mike Hennessey, Executive Director, Puente Labs

     Chris Nicholson, Head of Development, Global EIR Coalition

     Jesse Martinez, Cofounder, Latino Startup Alliance  MODERATOR

2:45pm to 2:55pm                                    Break

2:55pm to 3:55pm                                    Americas Pitch Finals Competition (5min Pitch, 5 min Judges Feedback, 10 min Audience Q&A)

Startup #1

Startup #2

Startup #3

3:55pm to 4:15pm                                    Presentation: The LATAM Education Innovation Economy

Giovanni Dubois, Head of Iberoamerica Partnerships, Coursera

4:15pm to 4:35pm                                    Presentation: Salesforce Incubator

Mike Kreadan, Entrepreneur in Residence, Salesforce

4:35pm to 4:40pm                                   Americas Startup Pitch Finals Winner Presentation                                    

4:40pm to 4:50pm                                  Closing Remarks

4:50pm                                                       Fin - See you at GitHub!