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Last speaker in the Entrepreneur Speaker Series

In April, we held our last Entrepreneur Speaker Series for the 2020/21 academic year. Special guest was Jesse Martinez who spoke on "Nada is impossible in tech entrepreneurship". Originally from Houston, Texas, Jesse moved to San Francisco in 1997 where he first experienced startup life. As employee 27, he got to see firsthand the building of a Silicon Valley company (funded by Sequoia Capital) that ultimately grew into a thousand+ employee corporation in less than a year and was acquired for $180 million shortly thereafter. Since then he had multiple roles as founder, advisory, and mentor of startups, including a pre-accelerator focused on Latina women working on mobile ventures. His other passion is the Latino Startup Alliance, a non-profit supporting Latino Tech Entrepreneurs and startup ecosystems where he serves as the Cofounder and Co-chair. Watch