Startup Weekend Las Vegas

    Friday, May 3, 2013

  1. Overview
  2. Speakers
  3. Judges
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Sponsors
  6. Organizing Team
  7. Blog
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Startup Weekend Las Vegas

Friday, May 3, 2013

Friday, May 3, 2013

The Innevation Center
6795 Edmond St.
3rd Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89118

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Event Judges

Ernesto Paiz
Investment Manager at Ecosystem Ventures

Ernesto joins us via Ecosystem Ventures, a seed stage venture capital firm. Ernesto is the firm’s Investment Manager where he has successfully doubled the size of the firm’s portfolio. Ernesto’s investments have led to multiple successful early stage exits for Ecosystem Ventures. Ernesto has led early stage investments across the U.S. and multiple foreign countries. He enjoys working with entrepreneurs on refining and executing their marketing strategies.

Ernesto also has hands on experience in holding multiple roles in various startups across industries such as cloud security, e-publishing and consumer goods. Ernesto holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, is a published author and played collegiate baseball.

Coaches and Mentors

Jackie Jensen
Growth Hacker at Originate

Jacqueline Jensen is a Growth Hacker at, tech startup founder, a natural born doer, and an enthusiastic member of the #VegasTech community. She has been a relationship builder, problem solver, social marketer, project manager, and finance nerd. She was on the path to becoming a standout in the business banking world, but left to take a shot at following her own entrepreneurial ambitions. Today, she is inspired by serendipity and other entrepreneurs she meets.

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Las Vegas team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Las Vegas is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Claudia
  • Brent
  • Andrea
  • Robert


Lloyed Lobo
Head of Growth,

Lloyed Lobo is the cofounder of Boast Capital which helps businesses recover their R&D/ dev costs from the government. He is also the cofounder of Traction Conf, a top rated conference by Inc, Forbes and Huffington Post that helps businesses drive customer and revenue growth. Previously, Lloyed led sales, marketing and product for several venture-backed companies. Lloyed holds a B.Eng. in Software Engineering.

Event Blog

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