Investors from across Latin America, Canada, and the US come to the LatAm Startups Conf to network with an intimate group of the most important movers and shakers in the LatAm ecosystem.

Latin America produces world-class startups. If you're an investor interested in what LatAm has to offer, you can't afford to miss this event.


Building the next great thing? Got a proven business idea with substantial revenue? Looking for Series A financing—and a chance to scale globally?

If this describes your startup, please apply today!

Ecosystem Leaders

Top accelerators, incubators, and public policy folk come from across America to network with investors and startups.

Mark your calendar now!

Innovation is increasing at an exponential pace.

Building self-sustaining startup ecosystems is critical to ensuring innovation independence in Latin America.

Governor-General of Canada

His Excellency, the Rt. Hon. David Johnston
Opening Keynote, 2015
Welcome Message, 2016
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Dan Breznitz

Chair, Innovation Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs
Innovating Sustainable Startup Ecosystems

Israel Pons

CEO, Angels Nest Mexico
Angel Investing in Latin America

Sean Stanleigh

Managing Editor, Globe Edge
Globe and Mail
Panel Moderator: Trade Within the NAFTA Countries

Salvador Behar Lavalle

Director General for North America
Ministry of Economy, Mexico
Panel: Trade Within the NAFTA Countries

Ian Robertson

Vice President, NCC Group
Cybersecurity for Startups

Elias Tefarikis

Global Consultant
Innovation Ecosystems for Latin American & the Caribbean

Aliza Lakhani

Director, International Projects, DMZ
Global Partnership and the Power of Diversity

Guadalupe Itzel Villa

General Director, Entrepreneurship Programs
INADEM, Mexico
Evolution of the Startup Ecosystem in Mexico

Frederico Marques

Chair, Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce
Panelist: Latin America Entry Points

Peter Liber

Senior Business Advisor, ICT
Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
Doing Business in Ontario

Dieguez Barreiro

Senior Officer
Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation & Communication (MCTIC)
Scaling into Brazil

Ana Pires

Manager, Entrepreneurship in Brasil
Scaling into Brazil

Laura Ortiz Montemayor

Founder, SVX Mexico
Panelist: Latin American Entry Points

Heather Galt

VP, Talent Initiatives, Communitech
Panelist: Ontario as a Global Point of Entry

Joy A. Adams

CEO, Covenant Wealth Financial Services
Conference Host

Nathalie Béchamp

Acting Director General, Innovation and Investment at Global Affairs Canada
Panel: Trade Within the NAFTA Countries

Julio César Rivas

EFE, foreign correspondent
Panel Moderator: Ontario as a Global Point of Entry

Thayde Olarte

VP, Fintech Partnership at Scotiabank
Scaleup opportunities for Canadian and Latin American Fintech startups
Platinum Sponsor

Rob Douglas

Angel Investor, NACO
Panelist: Ontario as a Global Point of Entry

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