Latin American countries will be hosting Founder Friday on August 3 – everyone else is on summer break.
By Sepideh Nasiri (Director of All Things Offline, Women 2.0)
Happy August! We will not be hosting Founder Fridays in August 2012 – the United States and Spain are taking a holiday in August.
However the Latin American Founder Fridays will carry on – this means Buenos Aires, Santiago, Bogotá and Mexico City will be hosting Founder Friday on August 3, 2012.
Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of new networks among aspiring entrepreneurs, current entrepreneurs and investors in innovative cities around the world.
- Founder Friday Buenos Aires will be co-hosted by Lorena Amarante (Co-Founder, Om Latam) and María Teresa Fleitas (Co-Founder, Nat Consultores at Malabia 1720) on Friday, August 3 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Free RSVP for Founder Friday Buenos Aires here. This event is sponsored by Nextperience Labs.
- Founder Friday Mexico City will be co-hosted by Carla Hurtado (Co-Founder, Cima Truck) and Mónica Martínez (Founder, MMall) at CENTRO on Friday, August 3 in Mexico City, Mexico. Free RSVP for Founder Friday Mexico City here. This event was sponsored by CENTRO.
- Founder Friday Santiago will be hosted by Lucía Iborra, Co-Fundadora y CEO, VisualNacert) at La Cafet on Friday, August 3 in Santiago, Chile. Free RSVP for Founder Friday Santiago here.
- Founder Friday Bogotá will be hosted by Lilian Simbaqueba (Co-Founder, LiSim) on Friday, August 3 at Wayra in Bogotá, Colombia. Free RSVP for Founder Friday Bogotá here.
Special thanks to our sponsors! If you are interested in sponsoring any of our cities, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’re looking for successful female founders of technology startups to host Founder Fridays. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact me at email@example.com to discuss guidelines.
Thanks to the Kauffman Foundation for being our corporate sponsor and one of our early supporters!
Sepideh (“Sepi”) Nasiri is Director of All Things Offline at Women 2.0. Sepi started her career as a Managing Editor of a LA Global Magazine out of college. The written word has always been her passion. She is an avid technology enthusiast and a board member of several non-profits due to her passion for philanthropy. She is currently an advisor to several early-stage startups. Sepi launched her first app The Date Saver Platinum in 2010, a clean tech mobile app. Follow her on Twitter at @SepidehN.