2400 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, California 94025

BestBuy Hispanic-Net Venture Forum Sponsored by BestBuy
Produced by Mitch Posada

Come attend our half day conference featuring a line up of Hispanic startups focused on ecommerce, entertainment, mobile, healthcare, microfinance, software, and technology.

There will be a world-class array of attending professionals from the VC and investment industry on hand. The class of opportunities being presented draws from highly trained professionals among the Hispanic community and brings fresh perspectives on how to monetize success.

This is an exclusive Investor-only event!

To request an invitation, contact Mitch Posada at [email protected]

Silver Sponsor:

Fenwick & West


Foundation Capital

Motorola Ventures
11:30am - 12:00pm – Registration

12:00pm - 1:00pm – Lunch, Guest Speaker, Short Industry Presentations

12:00pm - 12:15pm – Opening Remarks

Jeff Weness, Best Buy Inc.
Martha Montoya, Chair of California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Access to Business Capital group & U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board Member
Hispanic-Net, TBD

12:15pm - 12:45pm – Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker: Miriam Rivera, former vice president and deputy general counsel of Google

12:45pm – 1:00pm – Hispanic Market Insights

Carlos Garcia, Garcia Research
Mitch Posada, Grupo Entrada

1:00pm - 1:15pm - Break

1:15pm - 2:45pm – Web 2.0, Ecommerce, & Entertainment Opportunities (Hispanic Market)
Skip Glass, Foundation Capital
Mitch Posada, Grupo Entrada

(90 second Intro pitches followed by Panel Discussion)
Company A
a microfinance company serving the un-banked Hispanic community with fixed interest productive loans.

Company B
a digital media conglomerate meeting the everyday retail, personal finance and social needs of US-based Hispanics online and mobile – the first offering is a Hispanic Social Web Portal.

Company C
a platform of personal communications, financial and entertainment mobile services to Hispanic immigrants in the US and their countries of origin.

Company D
Company is online destination where consumers compare prices in Latin America. It is the only shopping price comparison site listing products from all stores and marketplaces.

Company E
a web 2.0 Hispanic Local search engine for Business listings in Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela.

Company F
a premier league that will forever change the sport of Professional Boxing. Company will cause a paradigm shift in how sponsorships in boxing are executed. It is designed to maximize all of the benefits of sports entertainment marketing for its underwriters while building on an existing audience and creating a new fan base.

2:45pm – Closing Remarks – Best Buy

3:00pm – Entrepreneur Interviews Hispanic Media Publications

3:00pm Technology Company Presentations
Moderator: Code Cubitt, Motorola Ventures

(Individual Pitch & Short Q&A Only)

Company G
Connects fundraisers and idea makers to their Supporters. Company has developed an easy-to-use web marketing platform to help political campaigns and non-profits harness the power of web marketing.

Company H
offers Airlines an effective way to shift from the current cost center approach of delivering on-board entertainment to one that generates significant revenue for all parties involved by providing personalized entertainment to connect people, and to deliver behavioral based targeted advertising with precision.

Company I
a global e-commerce solutions provider that offers U.S. online retailers an end-to-end solution for international expansion. Company offers an innovative, turnkey solution that enables U.S. on-line retailers to quickly and cost-effectively expand into international markets.

Company J
A garment cleaning retailer that develops, markets, and services innovative garment care and cleaning solutions for the residential, hotel, restaurant, real estate and fashion sectors.

Company K
a product development company founded in 1998. Its mission is to develop innovative, energy-saving lighting control products that dramatically improve energy-efficiency and cost-effectiveness within the $100B lighting industry.

Company L
A short range wireless communications company developing solutions utilizing Bluetooth® technology. The latest addition to our product line is our very own implementation of a Bluetooth Host Subsystem for the Windows Operating System.

4:00pm – 5:00pm Networking Reception

Official Website: http://hispanic-net-oct172008.eventbrite.com

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