Meet Alex Torrenegra Inventor, Investor, Entrepreneur, Shark Tank Colombia Shark

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FIRESIDE CHAT
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Who: Alex Torrenegra, Investor, Inventor, Entrepreneur, Shark Tank Colombia Shark and Founder of Torre
What: Fireside Chat, Startup Duels

Where: Virtual (link will be emailed)
When: Tuesday, September 22nd, from 5:30-8:30 pm

We are proud to host Alex Torrenegra for our Fall kickoff event. Alex Torrenegra is a Colombian-American entrepreneur, inventor, and investor. He founded multiple companies including Torre, Voice123, and Bunny Studio. He is also one of the "shark" investors on the Sony reality television series, Shark Tank Colombia. He was featured in MIT's list of Innovators Under 35 in 2012.

If you are a founder struggling to raise venture capital and considering bootstrapping, an entrepreneur building a remote team, a remote worker, this is your chance to personally query Alex about your challenges.

STARTUP DUELS
Startup Pitch sudden death matches. May the best Startup win!

Right after the Fireside Chat we will be hosting the second installment of Startup Duels. Startup Duels is a fun 1 on 1 style global startup tournament offering valuable exposure, feedback and coaching opportunities to competitors as well as prizes for both Crowd Favorite and Best Startup winners.

Show off your startup to the global startup community. Woo potential investors, partners, collaborators, users. Duel with the best of the best, receive valuable feedback and earn bragging rights, peer recognition as well as amazing prizes by participating in the Startup Duels competition on Tuesday, September 22nd.

The Startup Duels tournament pre-qualification stage is open to all startups at all stages. Only 16 startups pre-qualify per tournament. Will that be yours? Application Deadline Friday Midnight September 18th.

NO DECKS! NO QUESTIONS! NO MERCY!
Applicable Prizes, Judging Criteria, Prequalification Criteria, Contest Rules, and more information are available in the Resources folder. 

Apply using our Startup Registration Form.

Agenda

5:30 PM: Networking & Startup Duel Prep

6:00 PM: Fireside Chat

6:45 PM: Audience Q & A

7:00 PM: Startup Duel Introduction & Rules

7:05 PM: Let The Games Begin!

8:15 PM: Final Duel

8:25 PM: Winners Announcements & Farewells

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Speaker

Alexander Torrenegra - Torre.co (CEO / Founder)

Alexander Torrenegra is a Colombian-American entrepreneur, inventor, and investor.
He founded multiple companies including Torre.co, Voice123, and Bunny Studio. He is also one of the "shark" investors on the Sony's reality television series, Shark Tank Colombia.
He was featured in MIT's list of Innovators Under 35 in 2012

Panelists

Alexander Torrenegra - Torre.co (CEO / Founder)

Alexander Torrenegra is a Colombian-American entrepreneur, inventor, and investor.
He founded multiple companies including Torre.co, Voice123, and Bunny Studio. He is also one of the "shark" investors on the Sony's reality television series, Shark Tank Colombia.
He was featured in MIT's list of Innovators Under 35 in 2012

Raíssa João - Vaki

Raíssa João is a Brazilian in love with Colombia, lawyer, entrepreneur and a crowdfunding activist. After selling her first business in Brazil she moved to Colombia and found Vaki, the biggest crowdfunding platform in Colombia. Today she is one of most important names in crowdfunding in the region.

Nicolás Contreras - Vaki (CEO)

Nicolás Contreras is a Colombian engineer truly committed to make the internet help democracy and stretch the social and economic inequality. Founder of PappCorn, a startup incubator building high talented tech teams for startups and Founder and CEO of Vaki, the crowdfunding platform for developing countries.

Julian Trussard - Founder Institute Costa Rica (Director)

Currently, country director for Founder Institute in Costa Rica and Founder of Susty.org. He has more than 10 years of experience in Startups and the biofuel space, and co-founded several startups in HR, tech and sustainability. His most recent training includes a program for entrepreneurs at the University of Cambridge where Susty was born.

Erick Rincón Cárdenas - Bogota Chamber of Commerce (VP)

Erick has a long professional trajectory including his positions as advisor to the Legal Vice Presidency of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, Manager of Certicámara, Secretary for Colombia on the Subcommittee on Electronic Commerce of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris, Manager of Legis and Director of the specialization in Law and Information Technologies of the Universidad del Rosario.

Corey Hart - Startup Grind (Chapter Director)

Corey Hart is a West Michigan native who's recently returned from ten years in California. He’s an educator, speaker and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of success across the entertainment, food, hospitality and tech industries. As Chapter Director of Startup Grind Grand Rapids, Corey is working to help elevate the startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Michigan and the Great Lakes region.

Chris Haug - Startup Grind, Columbia Chapter

Eli Becerril Wong - Techstars (LATAM Community Manager)

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Eric Gaines - Startup Grind (Director)

Guillermo Guzman - Asostartups (Board Member)

Guillermo is currently Managing Director of Indio VC, a patriot venture fund investing in Colombia and LatAm. Also graduated from the Founder Institute and Y Combinator's Startup School, is a board member of the Colombian Association of Startups, AsoStartups.

Pedro Sostre - WeWork Labs (Miami Labs Manager)

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Moderators

Vanessa Hung - Kavan Prime (CEO)

Marc Lissade - Startup Broward (Executive Director)

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Hosted By

Marc Lissade, Chapter Director

Marc is a web developer and digital marketing expert with more than a decade of small business consulting under his belt.

A proud graduate of the FAU College of Business Leadership and Entrepreneurship inaugural program, Marc also holds multiple degrees in finance, computer science, marketing and management.

Marc’s drive to spread the innovation gospel far and wide is instructed by his extensive experience as a startup founder consultant and entrepreneur.

Vanessa Hung, Co-Director

Vanessa is an entrepreneur with a business and economics background. Working as the director of Kavan Prime, an eCommerce consulting company, focus on the Amazon platform. Passionate about sustainability, product development, UX/UI design, and innovation.

Rita Mittal, Operations Director

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