Startup Weekend Latinx in Tech Oakland
Friday, September 29 - October 1, 2017
Friday, September 29 - October 1, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Kapor Center for Social Impact
50 Latinx led ventures across 5 cities in 54 hours 1 weekend... let's do this!
Friday September 29th
Saturday September 30th
Sunday October 1st
Coaches and Mentors
Prior to co-founding Encantos Media, Nuria led Twitter’s Multicultural efforts in the United States. Mrs. Wolfe helped connect world-class brands with multicultural consumers leveraging the Twitter platform and its advertising products.
Nuria has worked at the intersection of digital media, marketing and technology for over a dozen years. Prior to Twitter, she held leadership positions at firms including MediaLink (acquired by Ascential), EQAL (acquired by EverydayHealth) and Consorte Media (acquired by AudienceScience). She began her career in technology consulting at Accenture.
Mrs. Wolfe graduated from Stanford University with degrees in Economics and Spanish.
Serial Entrepreneur| Inventor| Keynote Speaker| WEF YGL| Forbes30under30| A fellow @(TED, Ashoka, Echoing Green, Cordes)
Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Dixon
Kapor Capital Founding Portfolio Services Director | Forbes 30 Under 30 | TEDx Presenter
Experience: Founding Portfolio Services Director at Kapor Capital | Forbes Contributing Author | Global Director of Education Entrepreneurship Organization | Tech Startup Founder | Public Speaker | Blogger | Educator
He enjoys taking the responsibility to represent the user across the product challenges and opportunities. I specialize in the mobile ecosystem and how to best create experiences that bring gratifying emotions to users.
Specialties: Director of user experience, strategy, visual, interaction designer for mobile and web. Art director, Creative director, Design manager.
Areas of leadership:
Integrated Marketing: print, broadcast, email, SEO & SEM, affiliate, display, social media, blogger activations, outdoor, visual and special events
Creative: storyboards, asset production, editorial and script development
Financial: forecasting, budget and expense management
Sponsorship: RFP development, prospecting, client pitching and partnership management
I focus making products with great user experiences, driven by data and analytics. I place tremendous importance on team dynamics and making sure everyone works together to perform effectively. I love challenges and products that improve our daily lives.
Sandra has advised hundreds of early-stage, technology-based companies and is
an invited speaker on the topics of innovation, startup ecosystems, entrepreneurship, and the commercialization of university research. Recent invited speaking engagements include the Latin American Venture Capital Association (New York) and BusinessWeek’s Impact Competition (Taipei, Taiwan). She is an Advisor to healthcare startups in Silicon Valley: Arterys, Hancock Medical and Luma Therapeutics.
Specialties: Consumer internet, content syndication, social distribution, publisher services, etc.
Previously, Uriridiakoghene served as Director of Global Programs at Village Capital, a global accelerator program and venture capital firm which supports healthcare, education, agriculture, energy and FinTech businesses. At Village Capital she worked side by side with entrepreneurs from around the world helping them grow their ideas into marketable businesses.
Uriridiakoghene received her MBA with a concentration in Health Sector Management from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She is a native San Franciscan and a proud UC Berkeley Alum.
In her free time, you will likely find Uriridiakoghene watching Bollywood movies or playing with her niece Maya.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Latinx in Tech Oakland team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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