Time: 12-8 pm
Location: WBUR CitySpace
890 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA

Join us for a day filled with insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and valuable takeaways to elevate your business game. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, this event is designed to inspire and empower you on your journey to success.

Get ready to connect with like-minded individuals, learn from industry experts, and gain practical strategies to grow your business. 

Don’t miss out on this chance to level up your entrepreneurial skills and expand your professional network. See you at the summit!

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ALXTalks Speakers

ALXTalks are dynamic, 10 to 15-minute presentations that offer unique perspectives on innovative ideas and transformative insights. You will leave feeling enlightened, inspired, and more connected to the broader vision of creating a thriving, inclusive future.

This unique pitch competition will include five innovative Latine startups who will compete on stage for a share of $35K from Inicio Ventures to help them advance their ventures without sacrificing equity.

Finalists to be announced soon! 

Don’t miss out on this chance to level up your entrepreneurial skills and expand your professional network. See you at the summit!

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Latinx/e Startup Pitch
Competition Finalists




This talk will focus on the pivotal role of microbusinesses in the market, highlighting their contribution to economic diversity, job creation, and community development. It will explore success stories, the challenges these businesses face, and the strategies they employ to thrive in a competitive landscape. The session aims to inspire, educate, and garner support for microbusinesses, emphasizing their importance as a vital component of the broader business ecosystem, particularly given our recent win. Rep. Gonzalez will be speaking about the law and politics behind starting a business. Also, how to keep business legislation at the forefront of your planning and organizing. 

This talk focuses on the importance of sustainability in business, discussing how companies can incorporate eco-friendly practices into their operations, not just as an ethical choice but as a strategic advantage. It will highlight examples of businesses that have gained competitive edge and customer loyalty through their commitment to sustainability.

Lucy Perez from McKinsey & Company will discuss the results of a recent study revealing how closing the women’s health gap could unlock $1+ trillion in annual global GDP growth by 2040. The research, which she presented at the World Economic Forum’s Annual meeting in Davos, leverages compelling global data to show that societies investing in the well-being of women also experience notable increases in competitiveness and productivity. The results offer a blueprint for global stakeholders to activate this often-overlooked economic engine. Join Lucy and other local leaders for this exciting ALX Talk making the case for doubling down on women’s health around the world. 

In this ALX Talk, Yvonne Castaneda delves into the pervasive phenomenon of imposter syndrome within the workplace and its profound implications for productivity, fulfillment, and overall workplace satisfaction. Of Mexican and Cuban origin, Yvonne dissects the cultural norms and societal pressures that underpin imposter syndrome for Latinx individuals, elucidating how these ingrained expectations contribute to feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt among individuals, regardless of their actual achievements. Yvonne posits that imposter syndrome acts as a significant barrier to authenticity, impeding genuine connections and hindering the cultivation of a collaborative and fulfilling work environment.

This ALX Talk explores the symbiotic relationship between government and the private sector, focusing on the pivotal role that public funding and policies play in stimulating business innovation and growth. It challenges the conventional wisdom of government and businesses operating in separate spheres, proposing instead that strategic collaborations can lead to breakthroughs, economic prosperity, and societal benefits.

Examine the power of storytelling in building and strengthening brands, especially for small businesses and startups. Offer insights into crafting compelling narratives that resonate with audiences, enhance brand loyalty, and differentiate businesses in a crowded market.

Addressing the critical issue of access to capital for emerging entrepreneurs, particularly in the Latinx community, this talk will discuss innovative financing models, such as crowdfunding, microfinancing, and impact investing, that offer alternatives to traditional funding sources. Betty will discuss the importance of Latinos as investors, not just as benefactors of investors. 

This unique pitch competition will include five innovative Latine startupswho will compete on stage for a share of $35K from Inicio Ventures.

Unparalleled Networking Opportunities

We are building the most robust Latine network in Massachusetts; don’t miss this opportunity to connect with business and civic leaders in a setting that centers YOU.

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