LatAm Startups Conference 8.0 will introduce speakers from startup ecosystems in Latin America, market entry experts, and scaleups. Other speakers and attendees at the conference are the industry leaders from the Canadian startup ecosystem. This annual event aims to encourage Canada and Latin America to work together towards innovation.

LatAm Startups has been a pioneer connecting the Latin American and Canadian startup ecosystem. In 2021, as community we’re working toward topics related to “A Path to Rebuild the Global Economy


Keynote Speakers

Dr. Claudia Krywiak, President and CEO at Ontario Centre of Innovation
Claudio Rojas, Chielf Executive Officer at National Angel Capital Organization (NACO)

Speakers

Tadashi Takaoka, General Manager at Socialab Chile
Liliana Reyes, CEO at Amexcap Mexico
Luis Narro, Executive Director at PECAP Peru
Mark Steffler, Manager, Burlington Lands Partnership
Fernando Vega, co-founder of Colmakers
Bruno Santiago, CMO and founder Neojets
Erich Ko, Co-founder and CEO at Hop In Technologies
Ilya Brotzky, CEO and Founder VanHack
Enrique Suarez, Managing Partner at MountX
Juan Ciapessoni
Cuti’s VP of Innovation and The Electrical Factory Founder
Marcelo König Sarges, Founder of Prima IP
Melloney Campbell, Founder of Startup Peel
Mario Zenteno, Co-founder Audioweb
Blayne Kumar, CEO at Bright Immigration
Beatriz Zanatelli, Co-founder at Lightouch
Eduardo Serna, Co-founder and CEO at Cardiotrack
Leandro Scalise, CEO at RankMyApp
Diego Cibils, Co-founder of KONA
Rafael Pinto, Director at Occasio International Advisory Services
Manjula Selvarajah
Journalist and syndicated technology columnist to the CBC
Eduardo Vargas, Founder and CEO of Loopstudio

Preliminary Agenda

MAY 25 CANADA

5:45pm Keynote Interview: How to Create a Post-pandemic Economy Built on Innovation. Interview with Dr. Claudia Krywiak, CEO at Ontario Centre of Innovation. Interview by Manjula Selvarajah, Journalist and syndicated technology columnist to the CBC

6:15pm Pitch Time! International Startups Launching New Companies in Canada

6:30pm Networking

6:45pm Impacts of the Pandemic on Startup Mobility. Conversation with Ilya Brotzky, Co-founder and CEO at VanHack; Erich Ko, CEO at Hop In Technologies and Blayne Kumar, CEO at Bright Immigration. Moderator: Mark Steffler, Manager, Burlington Lands Partnership with Burlington Economic Development

7:00pm Announcing Finalist Final Pitch May 27th

7:00pm Networking


MAY 26 PACIFIC ALLIANCE

5:30PM Visualizing the Cooperation Between Latin America and Canada

6:00pm Pitch Time! International Startups Launching New Companies in Canada

6:15pm Networking

6:30pm Pacific Alliance: How Technology Is Impacting the Future of the Post-pandemic Economy. Conversation with Tadashi Takaoka, General Manager at Socialab Chile; Liliana Reyes, CEO at AMEXCAP Mexico; Luis Narro, Executive Director at PECAP Peru. Moderated by Melloney Campbell, Founder of Startup Peel.

6:45pm Lessons Learned: From Pacific Alliance to Canada. Conversations with tech startups founders Enrique Suarez, Managing Partner at MountX; Mario Zenteno, Co-founder Audioweb; Fernando Vega, co-founder at Colmakers; and Eduardo Serna, Co-founder and CEO at Cardiotrack.

7:00pm Announcing Finalist Final Pitch May 27th

7:00pm Netoworking


MAY 27 MERCOSUR

5:30pm Keynote presentation: The Role of the Startup Visa for Economic Recovery by Claudio Rojas, CEO at National Angel Capital Organization

6:00pm Pitch Time! International Startups Launching New Companies in Canada

6:15pm Networking

6:30pm Final Pitch Competition

6:40pm Mercosur: How Technology is Impacting the Future of the Post-Pandemic Economy. Conversation with Juan Ciapessoni, Cuti’s VP of Innovation and The Electrical Factory Founder; Marcelo König Sarges, Founder of Prima IP. Moderator: Rafael Pinto, Director of Occasio International Advisory Services

6:55pm Lessons Learned: Conversation with Startups Scaling up from Mercosur to Canada. Conversation with Beatriz Zanatelli, CEO at Lightouch; Diego Cibils, CEO at KONA; Leandro Scalise, CEO at RankMyApp; Diego Cibils, Co-founder of KONA; Bruno Santiago, CMO and Founder of Neojets. Moderated by Eduardo Vargas, Founder and CEO of Loopstudio.

7:10pm Announcing Pitch Competition Winner

7:10pm Networking


This Event Will Be Online With An Awesome Tool For Networking!


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