LatAm Startups Conference 7.0 will introduce speakers from the 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 both Canada and Latin America to work together towards innovation.

LatAm Startups has been a pioneer connecting the Latin American and Canadian startup ecosystem. In 2020, more than ever, startups are reaching out new markets around the world.

Join us in this new online edition of the LatAm Startups Conf (September 9, 2020)



Opening and Welcoming Remarks

Hon. Mary Ng, P.C., M.P.
Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade

Rachel Bendayan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade
Mayor of Toronto John Tory

Speakers

Speakers 2020

Preliminary Agenda

MC: Guillermo Herrera-Valencia

9:00AM Opening Remarks, Hon. Mary Ng, P.C., M.P. Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade and Rachel Bendayan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade

9:10AM Welcoming Remarks by Mayor of Toronto John Tory

9:30AM Announcement: Visionary Award 2020 Winner

9:45AM Unconference: Start Visa Program “Expanding Your Business Globally From Canada” special presentations from Lipsio Carvalho, CEO Beatnik & Sons; Victor Salinas, CEO Aiontech; Raquel Boechat, CMO Athimos; and Diego Correa CTO Athimos.

10:15AM Networking

11:00AM Tech Ecosystems Around The World: COVID-19 Strategies Implemented to Support Entrepreneurs (Claudia Fernandez, Evaluation Committee and Entrepreneurship Project Follow up at ANII Uruguay; Nicolás Rodríguez, International Project Developer Ruta N Colombia; Sofia del Sante, Head of Innovation at Prochile Chile, Isaac Lucatero, Director Instituto de Emprendimiento Eugenio Garza Lagüera Región CDMX)

11:45AM Closing Keynote: Interview with Jess Joss, Angel Investor Equation, CEO on Sabbatical

12:30 Networking


Break Out Session I

1:30PM Strategies To Scaleup Globally (COVID-19 edition), Keynote Break Out Sessions: Sathish Bala, CEO Bala Group

2:00PM Round Table: How Can Canadian Startups Expand Business Abroad In 2020-2021? (Catherine Chan, CEO FitIN; Mauricio Ospina, Area Director, USA – ICT Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade International Business Growth Branch; Jonatan Morgenroth, Senior Director of Sales at TouchBistro; Katherine Roos, Board Member LDFT Community Services)

2:30PM Networking

3:00PM Conversation: International Programs In The Region (Nicolas Rodriguez, Ruta N Colombia; David Fernandez, Startup Chile, Tech de Monterrey)

3:30PM Announcement: Best Pitch Of The Conference (Winner)


Break Out Session II

1:30PM Canada: A Leader In The Tech Ecosystem Post-Pandemic. Keynote speakers: (Chris Rickett, Director (A) COVID-19 Mitigation and Recovery – Business, City of Toronto & Valerie Fox, Chief Innovation Consultant at The Pivotal Point)

2:00PM Round Table For International Tech Startups: Strategies On Entering North America & Having Canada As A Point Of Entry (Allan Oziel, CEO Oziel Law; Mark Steffler, Manager Innovation & Partnership at Tech Place; Andrew Bacchus, Business Developer Officer at City of Kingston; Vanessa Cortes, CFO Megafone; Moderator: Blayne Kumar, CEO Bright Immigration)

2:30PM Networking

3:00PM Conversation: Canadian Mentors Helping Your Business Entering The Canadian Market (Marketing: Vanessa Cortes, CFO Megafone; Incorporation: Allan Oziel, Oziel Law; International Programs: Mark Steffler, Tech Place; Nick White, Sales Manager at Top Hat)

3:30PM Announcement: Best Pitch Of The Conference (Winner)



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


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