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Monkier is Limitless While Transforming the Lives of Others Through Home Maintenance

QUICK PITCH: Monkier is a quick and convenient solution to find, schedule and hire home maintenance and personal care services. THE BUSINESS: Monkier was founded because we couldn’t live in a world where finding a service provider had many obstacles like spending time on a search engine, asking your friends for recommendations or calling your mom for […]

IPO Insights Accelerator Workshop

Join Deloitte at their IPO Insights workshop on October 14.  You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about leading practices for public exits, network with your peers, and hear a CFO’s perspective on a recent IPO.  Please see registration link at end of invite below. We believe you will find the information valuable and look forward to […]

MANOS ACCELERATOR WINS NATIONAL SBA GRANT

MANOS Accelerator, a startup accelerator program with the vision to be recognized as an international hub in Silicon Valley where Latino entrepreneurs from across the globe can come to convert their big ideas into reality, is excited to announced that it was one of 80 winners of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2nd Annual Growth […]

INTERN SPEAKS ABOUT MEMORABLE MANOS EXPERIENCE

Where are you from? I was born in Costa Rica but I grew up in Hayward where I currently reside. What do you aspire to accomplish in the future? I’m aiming to work in the public relations field. How did you hear about Manos Accelerator? My dad’s friend recommended I apply to Manos after he […]

PAST INTERN CREDITS MANOS FOR HER SUCCESSFUL CAREER

Where are you from? I am from Los Angeles, CA. What do you aspire to accomplish in the future? I aspire to become a CPA and obtain a position as a Corporate Controller in the future. How did you hear about Manos Accelerator? I first heard about Manos through one of the founders, Ed. What was your role […]

COUPLECARE TAKING AIM AT FERTILITY AS A TEAM

QUICK PITCH:  CoupleCare is a startup that developed the first app platform that guides couples to track fertility as a team. THE BUSINESS:  Starting your family is one of the most exciting times of your life. Having a child ranks as one of the most life-changing and rewarding decisions you will ever make.  There are […]

ARE YOUR QUESTIONS BEING IGNORED? WITH CUESTIONA.ME, YOU GET ANSWERS

QUICK PITCH:  Cuestiona.me is a startup that has developed a platform that unites the voices of the society and communities to find answers.  THE BUSINESS:  Cuestiona.me is a digital platform that allows users to create questions or comments addressed to leaders, organizations or people of influence. THE “AHA” MOMENT:   In Latin America (as in the rest of […]

ARE LATINOS THE NEXT GENERATION OF STEM INNOVATORS?

If SHPE has anything to do with it, the answer is “yes”. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock lately, you know that we are experiencing a growing economy in the hi-tech sector.  Why do I say this?  2013 was a big year for IPOs such as Twitter, FireEye and Barracuda Network.   For startups, venture capital financing […]

ANGEL INVESTING BOOTCAMP TARGETS LATINO ENTREPRENEURS

As the CEO of Manos Accelerator, I truly enjoy meeting entrepreneurs who are passionate and at times crazy about what they are creating as they talk about their startup. Hearing pitches about “aha” moments vary from founder to founder.  Many of these stories are frequently about the incredible challenges and pressures of breathing life into […]