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Uncommon EntrePReneurs Event

febrero 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm AST


Come join us WednesdayFebruary 14th from 6:30-9:30pm where we will be hosting an exclusive LIVE Uncommon EntrePReneurs event in San Juan, PR at Base Coworking in Santurce, 1666 Ave Juan Ponce de León, San Juan, 00909.

In this months edition of Uncommon EntrePReneurs the theme is around the multitude of entrepreneurial accelerator, incubator, and grant programs available to businesses across Puerto Rico. They all have an open call for enrollment in their programs with deadlines approaching. Learn which of the programs is a good fit for your season in your business and entrepreneurial journey. There is a program for a wide variety of business verticals like, Life Sciences, tech start ups, small businesses and more. Learn how to raise capital, from idea to expanding your business.

Should you come if you are an experienced entrepreneur and/or investor? Of course! Getting connected to the local entrepreneurial eco system could allow you access to deal flow, opportunities to mentor budding entrepreneurs and connect with what is happening locally.

Speaker Highlight:

Laura Cantero with Grupo Guayacan – They offer a portfolio of global programs that provide educational and business resources to help entrepreneurs build their ventures and generate socioeconomic impact for Puerto Rico. Learn more at https://guayacan.org

Denisse Rodriguez Colon with Colmena66 – They facilitate the process of starting a business together with the Network of Business Support Organizations so that anyone can start or grow their business in Puerto Rico. We are a program of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust, which allows us to offer our services for free. Learn more at https://www.colmena66.com/

Noë Crespo with BioLeap – A new program under the Parallel 18 umbrella that is focused on incubating life science businesses. Their mission is to propel visionary projects from the laboratory to the market, accelerating translational research into tangible solutions. Learn more at https://parallel18.com/bioleap/

Slymarie Diaz with Xpand – A Parallel 18 post-acceleration program driven by the community with the objective of supporting innovative companies in advanced growth stages in Puerto Rico ready to expand to sustainable growth and scale into new markets. Learn more at https://xpandpr.org/

Dr. Ernesto Villarini Baquero with Unlock Capital – Unlock Capital is a program for founders and executives in growth-oriented businesses. Unlock Capital offers education, mentoring, technical assistance, and other services to help businesses attract investors and raise capital.

We evaluate companies and applications on an annual basis. The Unlock Capital 2022 and 2023 Cohorts have raised more than $3.8M collectively during and after the program. The 2024 Cohort will kick off in March. Learn more: https://www.unlockcapital.org/

Dr. Keishla Tirado with SBTDC – The Small Business and Technology Development Center offers its high-quality advisory and training services to entrepreneurs from all sectors. The Puerto Rico SBTDC is a program based at the Inter-American University of PR in a cooperative agreement with the Federal Small Business Administration (US SBA). The program is accredited in Business Development, Technology and Marketing by the American Association of SBDC’s. Learn more at https://prsbtdc.org/


Base Coworking
1666 Av Ponce de Leon
San Juan, San Juan 00909 Puerto Rico
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