Help Houston's Hispanic/Latinx entrepreneurs and small business owners get in-language and culturally-adapted training, skills, and mentorship to build successful companies!
Hispanic/Latinx entrepreneurs contribute greatly to the economy: In 2017, U.S.-born Latinos generated $26 billion in business income and Latinx immigrants generated $36.5 billion. (SBA)
If Hispanic/Latinx-Owned Businesses (H/LOBs) grew similarly to non-H/LOBs, they would generate an additional $1.38 trillion. (Aspen Institute)
According to research, the three greatest needs for H/LOBs thrive are:
TOGETHER, WE CAN MEET THESE NEEDS. SPONSOR "EMPRENDE IMPACTO" to HELP FOSTER DIVERSE ENTREPRENEURSHIP and INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT with GREAT IMPACT for HOUSTON.
The “Emprende Impacto” pre-accelerator program fills the idea-stage education and resource gap for Houston’s Hispanic/Latinx community: We provide the relevant, culturally competent, and accessible startup training and education they need to launch new paths to wealth creation, grow their businesses, create new jobs and opportunities in their communities, and thrive.
Leveraging our relationships with the dozen+ Impact Hubs in Latin America and Spain, Impact Hub Houston will provide expert entrepreneur/startup education and mentorship in Spanish along with materials in English, so participants can learn in a culturally-sensitive environment while building competency in common startup terminology and best practices.