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latina innovation lab


Fuel your big idea. Launch a promising business. Transform yourself.

 

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latina innovation lab


Fuel your big idea. Launch a promising business. Transform yourself.

 

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A tuition-based business incubator for women of color, by women of color. We nurture and fuel scalable enterprises, and transform entrepreneurs like you.

Learn how to create a new business, or grow your side hustle the right way.

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A Holistic Approach


A Holistic Approach


A holistic approach to business development.

 
 
 

BUSINESS INCUBATION

We provide a step-by-step methodology and the necessary tools to start a new venture and reduce the risk of failure. During the program, participants combine training sessions with real practice on their business.

ENTREPRENEUR EMPOWERMENT

Behind every big idea, there is an extraordinary leader. We dedicate a substantial part of the program to improve their confidence, leadership & managerial skills, and focus on their personal and entrepreneurial growth.

WOMEN-FOCUSED

We understand the needs and challenges of women who want to start a business. Our program is flexible, easily accessible, and personalized –anchored in a female-friendly culture.

INFLUENTIAL NETWORKS

We believe social capital is critical for entrepreneurial success.  During the program, participants will have access to experienced mentors, advisors, and other influential networks.

 

 

ADRESSING A $300 BILLION DOLLAR REVENUE GAP

 

Latinas are launching new businesses three times the national rate. However, data shows a significant annual revenue gap between Latina-owned businesses and their non-minority counterparts. Between 2007-2016, the average annual revenue for Latina-owned firms was $52,087 and for all minority female-owned firms was $68,982, compared to $201,948 for their White female counterparts.

 

Average Annual Revenue Per Firm for Women-owned Businesses (USD) (2016)

Source: 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, American Express OPEN
 

THE FOUNDERS

 
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Carolina Brasero, MBA

Carolina Brasero is an experienced business and startup consultant. For the past 10 years, she has consulted across a range of areas, including business development, financial business models, and fundraising. She is a mentor at Startup Mexico and Angel Ventures Mexico, and taught entrepreneurship courses at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Previously, she was a Senior Consultant at PwC Mexico, where she worked in the development of the 'High Impact Startup Accelerator.'  She was also an associate at Altum Capital, a private equity fund, and Beamonte Investments, where she analyzed investment proposals, conducted due diligence processes, prepared valuation models, and provided advisory services to portfolio companies.

Carolina has an MBA from IPADE Business School, and certifications in the LeanStartup MX and Advanced Financial Modeling.

 

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Angelica Perez-Litwin, PhD

Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin is a social entrepreneur, career empowerment leader, and psychologist. She's the Founder & CEO of Latinas Think Big®, an award-winning network and career platform for women. She has been recognized as one of '50 Most Influential Latinos in the United States' by Hispanic Business Magazine for her work in advancing the careers, ventures and influence of Latinas.  

Dr. Perez-Litwin has a bachelors degree from Columbia University, a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University, and is an alumna of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program. 

 

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