Latinx/e Startup Hub Pitch Application

Amplify LatinX Business Summit Pitch | May 21, 2024

The annual Amplify LatinX Business Summit aims to advance and expand the Latine startup ecosystem in New England. The StartupHub Pitch is sponsored by Inició Ventures with Partners: Boston Impact Initiative, Innovation Studio, Cinematica Labs, Mendoza Ventures, and Investors of Color.

This unique pitch competition will include five innovative Latine startups — 1 microbusiness, 2 small businesses, and 2 growth businesses — who will compete for a share of $35K from Inicio Ventures to help them advance their ventures without sacrificing equity.

To pitch at this event, you must complete this application form and submit it by April 19, 2024.  A subcommittee of industry leaders from throughout New England will select the 5 chosen ventures who will pitch at the Business Summit. Pitches accepted to the event will benefit from access to business support and pitch coaching leading up to the Business Summit  Latinx/e Startup Hub Pitch on May 21, 2024

Judging Criteria:
1. Innovation: Uniqueness and originality of the idea.
2. Viability: Potential for success and sustainability.
3. Presentation: Clarity, persuasiveness, and professionalism of the pitch.
4. Impact: Social or economic impact of the proposed venture.
5. Funding impact: Will the funding have a significant impact on the business?


Direct any queries to Monica Hinojos-Capes, AmplifyLatinX Head of Initiatives at monica@amplifylatinx.com .