About LatinXPV

LatinXPV is an STTE program that assists ten LatinX startupsthrough an incremental journey focusing on five foundational pillars of People, Place, Partners, Program, and Pitches. During the program, startups will collaborate in two, five-startup cohorts in an entrepreneurial ecosystem that features a business model, sprint and pitches. 

STTE is partnering with New Mexico State University Arrowhead Center to deploy a LatinX Sprint that will assist startups with a sprint that focuses on pivoting business models to address challenges presented by COVID-19 (e.g. bringing business online, considering new markets and customers, solidifying brand identity, etc.). The six-week, virtual accelerator (meet once per week) to include the following topics; Product/business uniqueness; customers and competition; product/market fit; pivots and tailoring your product/business; online branding, marketing, and social media; funding;  

STTE will offer support to startups for technology equipment, programmer hours, financial & legal services. (e.g. purchasing of laptops, reimbursement of developer hours, appropriate software, marketing services, accounting services and legal services). 

Startups success will be measured on their ability to identify new customer segments, increase revenue and grow staff.

For more information, please contact Adriana Sudimack

El Paso Pitch

STTE is excited to announce El Paso Pitch our second startup pitch competition taking place at UTEP on  May 27-28, 2022. 

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El Paso Pitch Kick Off Event Gallery

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, STTE kicked off El Paso Pitch, the second startup pitch event that aims to provide access to capital.  To prepare the startups to pitch in front of investors STTE provided technical assistance with partners and helpful information. Thyroid HQ also provided a brief demonstration of how to pitch. El Paso Pitch will take place May 28, 2022 at the University of Texas at El Paso.

LatinXPV Kick-Off Event

On Thursday, December 16, STTE along with our partners kicked off our LatinXPV program sponsored by Hispanics In Philanthropy. We introduced the first cohort of startups joining the program. 

The first cohort includes:

Parabeac is a software company that offers a continuous design/continuous integration conversion tool that makes it easy for both designers & developers to launch software products.

Metalx Biocycle created a process that leverages biological functions of naturally-occurring microorganisms to efficiently extract, concentrate, and purify metals from waste electronics to make e-waste recycling economically viable and competitive.

ThyroidHQ offers a platform for personalized thyroid function testing to drive better health outcomes for people living with hypothyroidism.

Startups are eligible to receive resources such as technology equipment upgrades, programmer hours, financial & legal services as well as marketing services. Startups will also receive a business sprint accelerator provided by New Mexico State University. 

“We very are proud to announce our first cohort of startups and extremely optimistic on their ability to scale. We plan to continue to offer entrepreneurial programs that provide startups access to capital,” Joseph Sapien, STTE Executive Director. 

Hispanics In Philanthropy Dia De Los Muertos Recap Video

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