4000+
attendees
2500+
founders
500+
investors

Spicing up the future of
entrepreneurship

Your network needs a little extra flavor. This year's Vamos Latam Summit will bring together a community of 4,000-plus founders, investors and operators from all corners of Latin America. Get to know and learn from the biggest names in the startup ecosystem.

For people with taste

What previous attendees and speakers had to say

"The energy of Vamos Latam Summit is infectious, and the opportunities are enormous."
Pete Flint
General Partner at NFX
"VLS has been my personal 'super highway', and I’m grateful to be part of this group of exceptional people building the future of LatAm."
Gabriel Bernasconi
Angel investor
"Whatever role you're playing in the startup ecosystem, VLS is a fantastic place to meet some of the top talent that's building great companies here in LatAm."
Ian Hathaway
Co-author of 'The Startup Community Way'
"A mandatory 'save the date' on the calendar of every entrepreneur building transformative startups in Latin America."
Guilherme Sakajiri
Founder of Comsentimento
"Events like this create connections beyond what we can imagine – maybe co-founders are meeting here."
Camilla Junqueira
Managing Director at Endeavor Brazil
"The event and energy of connecting with like-minded people was absolutely incredible."
David Salinas
Head of Product at Zubale
"It's been amazing to see founders and investors in person and be part of what's happening here in Brazil and in Latin America."
Gabby Cazeau
Principal at Harlem Capital
"Attending Latitud’s Vamos Latam Summit in São Paulo gave me renewed optimism that many awesome companies are coming down the pipeline."
Paulo Passoni
LatAm investor & former Managing Partner at SoftBank
"Events like this create connections beyond what we can imagine – maybe co-founders are meeting here."
Camilla Junqueira
Managing Director at Endeavor Brazil
"Comfy and welcoming environment for connecting with inspiring and brilliant people. Btw, I loved seeing Gina Gotthilf dancing the macarena."
Izabela Yumi
CFO of Vittude
"Vamos Latam Summit is international, with people from all over the world. I always like to interact with entrepreneurs that are building good stuff."
Sergio Fogel
Co-founder of dLocal
"The energy of Vamos Latam Summit is infectious, and the opportunities are enormous."
Pete Flint
General Partner at NFX

2023 Agenda

Remember the full schedule across 3 highly curated stages

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DAY 1  |  SEPTEMBER 28
9:30 - 10:00
OPENING

Gina Gotthilf (Latitud)

10:00 - 10:40
WHAT MAKES A UNICORN

Paulo Veras (99), Daniela Binatti (Pismo), Rodrigo Baer (Upload)

10:40 -11:20
PMF BY THOSE WHO FOUND IT

Gastón Irigoyen (Pomelo), Daniela Izquierdo (Foodology), Jorge Vargas Neto (BHub)

11:30 - 12:10
CONQUERING THE PATH TO A SERIES A ROUND

Marcos Toledo (Canary), Antoine Colaço (Valor), Carlos Alonso Torras (FinTech Collective) Tomas Roggio (Latitud)

12:10 - 12:40
DAY 1

Brian Requarth (Latitud)

lunch break
14:45 - 16:00
STARTUP SPOTLIGHT

Pitches to be announced

16:00 - 16:40
RAPID-GROWTH LEADERSHIP IN LATAM

Lucas Vargas (Nomad), Gerry Colyer (Clara), Eric Acher (Monashees), Julia Figueiredo (Partners for Growth)

16:50 - 17:30
HOW TO DO MORE WITH AI

Patricia Thaine (Private AI), Azul Garza (Nixtla), Zan Gilani (Duolingo), Jair Verçosa (Flieber)

17:30 - 18:00
BUILDING THE latam STARTUP Operating system

Yuri Danilchenko, Patrick Kolencherry, Yan Mendes (Latitud)

18:00 - 18:30
BEN HOROWITZ: FIRESIDE CHAT

Ben Horowitz (a16z), Brian Requarth (Latitud)

DAY 2  |  SEPTEMBER 29
9:30 - 9:40
OPENING

Gina Gotthilf (Latitud)

9:40 - 10:10
HERNAN KAZAH: FIRESIDE CHAT

Hernan Kazah (Kaszek, Mercado Libre), Gina Gotthilf (Latitud)

10:20 - 11:00
francisco alvarez-delmade: FIRESIDE CHAT

Francisco Alvarez-Demalde (Riverwood), Daniel Cancel (Bloomberg)

11:10 - 11:50
THE MYTH OF OVERNIGHT SUCCESS

Daniel Scandian (Madeira Madeira), Eduardo L'Hotellier (GetNinjas), Marcia Netto (Silverguard), Kristen Durham (Zendesk)

11:50 - 12:30
the cto panel

Edward Wible (Nubank), Michael Mac-Vicar (Wildlife), Yuri Danilchenko (Latitud)

lunch break
15:00 - 15:40
CRAFTING LONG-TERM FOUNDER-INVESTOR RELATIONSHIPS

Mercedes (Lightspeed), Daniel Ruhman (Cumbuca), Jonathan Lewy (Investo)

15:40 - 16:20
THE FUTURE OF FINTECH

Rafael Stark (Stark Bank), João Del Valle (Ebanx), Camila Vieira (QED Investors)

16:30 - 17:10
LEVERAGING CRYPTO

Fernando Czapski (Nucoin), Marcelo Sampaio (Hashdex), Julia de Luca (Itaú BBA)

17:10 - 18:10
SEBASTIAN MEJÍA: FIRESIDE CHAT

Sebastian Mejía (Rappi), Brian Requarth (Latitud)

DAY 1  |  SEPTEMBER 28
10:15 - 10:55
LATAM DIGITAL TRENDS

Julio Vasconcellos, Ana Martins (Atlantico)

11:00 -12:00
FAILING FORWARD: LESSONS FROM CLOSING A STARTUP

Maria Echeverri (Muni), Camila Achutti (Mastertech)

lunch break
15:00 - 16:00
FUNDRAISING AND CAP TABLES: HOW TO PREPARE

Eduardo Zilberberg (BZCP), Alexandra Clynes (Campbells), Adan Muller (Gunderson Dettmer), Reed McBride (Carta)

16:00 - 17:00
THE DOS AND DON'TS OF M&AS

Fabiana Fagundes (FM/Derraik), Ludimila Mangili (IGC Partners), Felipe Almeida (Zup)

DAY 2  |  SEPTEMBER 29
10:00 - 11:00
ANGEL INVESTING IN LATAM

Monique Evelle (Shark Tank), Roberto Grosman (SBT), Erica Fridman (Sororité)

11:00 - 12:00
HOW TO GET INTO YC

Luis Felipe Franco (Vendah), Bianca Pereira (Portão 3), Alexandre Dubugras (Alude, Sindria), Alexandre Maluli (Zazos), Marcella Falcão (Cubo)

12:00 - 13:00
TERM SHEET NEGOTIATIONS AND THE BRAZILIAN SAFE

Guilherme Potenza (BZCP), Pedro Carneiro (ACE), Yan Mendes (Latitud)

lunch break
15:00 - 16:00
PERSONAL FINANCES FOR FOUNDERS

Danilo Igliori, Caio Fasanella (Nomad)

16:00 - 17:00
HOW TO DO DATA RIGHT AS AN EARLY-STAGE STARTUP

Vinicius Fragoso (Neon), Larissa Coelho (Arvore), Lucas Garcia (Cora), Cerise Miller (Mixpanel)

17:00 - 18:00
diversity in vc

Meghan Stevenson-Krausz (Diversity VC), André Barrence (Google for Startups)

DAY 1  |  SEPTEMBER 28
10:30 - 12:00
FINANCE FITNESS FOR STARTUPS

Leandro Piano (Belvo)

14:30 - 16:00
US TAX REPORTING FOR OFFSHORE STRUCTURES

Christine Ballard (Ballard & Associates)

16:00 - 17:30
SCALING GROWTH

Andy Young (Kaszek)

DAY 2  |  SEPTEMBER 29
10:00 - 11:30
TRANSFORM YOUR FUNDRAISE TO RAISE MILLIONS

Jason Yeh (Adamant)

11:30 - 13:00
the storytelling game

Jennifer Queen (Pina)

14:30 - 16:00
FINTECH: FROM CREATION TO REGULATION

Bruno Balduccini (Pinheiro Neto)

16:00 - 17:30
STOCK OPTIONS AND EQUITY FOR EARLY-STAGE STARTUPS

Tuca Bihari (Gunderson Dettmer)

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A peek into VLS 2022

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All over your feed

What folks had to say on socials

Covered by the press

The proof is in the pudding

‘Supereventos’ de startups retomam atividades após pandemia
Confiando no ‘olho no olho’ para fechar negócios, conferências reúnem milhares de interessados no segmento de inovação
VLS: startups, CEOs e investidores debatem tendências na América Latina
Evento promovido pela plataforma Latitud discute tendências de investimentos e futuro das startups na região.
No evento da Latitud, a crise do venture capital passa ao largo
Brian Requarth e Gina Gotthilf trouxeram alguns dos principais fundos para debater em São Paulo
Brasil foi pioneiro em vender produtos pelo Instagram, diz cofundador da plataforma
Em palestra no encerramento do Vamos Latam Summit, Mike Krieger relembrou os maiores desafios e curiosidades que viveu desde que criou o aplicativo
Apesar do 'inverno das startups', mercado para early stage é enorme
Fundador da Latitud se prepara para criar mais oportunidades às startups em fase inicial no evento Vamos Latam Summit, em SP
Opportunities for early-stage startups are huge in LatAm despite VC winter
Serial entrepreneur Brian Requarth says despite all the uncertainties in the VC market, there are many opportunities for early-stage startups
VLS, el evento que reunirá +1,000 fundadores de startups en la región
Oportunidad de establecer alianzas y relaciones valiosas a corto y largo plazo con fundadores, operadores e inversores de América Latina
Para Pete Flint, a vida ficou mais fácil para as startups
A vida dos empreendedores está mais fácil, e não o contrário. Pelo menos é essa a leitura de Pete Flint, empresário britânico que é sócio-fundador da gestora de venture capital NFX.
Startups latino-americanas no radar do mercado global de tecnologia
Evento promoveu debates importantes e abriu portas para negócios e parcerias, mostrando que a América Latina deve receber a atenção dos fundos
Confiando no ‘olho no olho’ para fechar negócios, conferências reúnem milhares de interessados no segmento de inovação

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