LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Univision Los Angeles has joined forces with Wells Fargo Bank and The Adelante Movement presented by Coca-Cola to host the POSiBLE LA Entrepreneur Summit, a one-day event to empower aspiring business owners to build their ideas and grow their companies. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from LA's top entrepreneurs and self-made professionals on how to plan, finance, structure, launch and grow a business. POSiBLE LA takes place on Saturday, May 20th at The Reef/LA Mart located at 1933 S. Broadway – 2nd Floor, Los Angeles 90007 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The event, which is curated with Angelino entrepreneurs in mind, will feature workshops from participating nonprofits, industry leader keynotes and panel conversations focused on the summit's four zones of a business: plan it; finance; business structure; and launch & grow it. Entrepreneurs will receive access to critical resources such as training and tools.
The all-day event features keynote speakers including the "Tropical Tycoon" Nely Galán, founder of The Adelante Movement presented by Coca-Cola, financial expert Julie Stav, Julie Stav Inc. and Tina Aldatz, CEO of Savvy Travelers. Nely Galán has also partnered with the network's top rated morning show "Despierta América" to launch Adelante América!, a new campaign to help budding female entrepreneurs or family business owners build their financial futures.
"Latinos today are central to America's economic prosperity; in LA there are more than 500,000 Hispanic-owned businesses that generate $55.6M in sales and receipts. There's no question that this is a powerful and growing force in LA's local economic life," said Luis Patiño, senior vice president and general manager of Univision Los Angeles. "Our community is hungry for information, guidance and resources that will empower them with the connections, tools and access to prosper, and POSiBLE LA offers just that."
Representing one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population, Hispanic Americans own 3.3 million businesses that contribute $500B to the American economy. Los Angeles is home to 65% of Hispanic-owned businesses in California. The POSiBLE LA Entrepreneur Summit raises awareness and skills of a growing and aspiring Hispanic community.
For more information about the event and how to purchase tickets please visit http://posiblela.com/. Entrepreneurs will be able to join the conversation via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and using the hashtag #POSIBLELA across all social platforms.
Source: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, CA Combined Statistical Area (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties). U.S. Census Bureau: 2012 Survey of Business Owners.
POSiBLE LA Entrepreneur Summit's founding partners are: Association of Mexican Entrepreneurs, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State University Los Angeles, Latino Business Action Network, Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Initiative, Televisa Foundation and USC Marshall School of Business.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the leading networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available in approximately 91% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network available in approximately 85% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network, as well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language sports cable network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news, and an additional suite of cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 59 television stations and 64 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; and Univision Now, a direct-to-consumer, on demand and live streaming subscription service. The Company also includes the Fusion Media Group (FMG), a division that serves young, diverse audiences. FMG includes two cable networks: news and lifestyle English-language network FUSION TV and UCI's interest in El Rey Network, a general entertainment English-language cable network; Univision.com, the most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics; Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content; as well as a collection of leading digital brands that span a range of categories: technology (Gizmodo), sports (Deadspin), music (TrackRecord), lifestyle (Lifehacker), modern women's interests (Jezebel), news and social justice (FUSION.net), African American news and culture (The Root), gaming (Kotaku), and car culture (Jalopnik). FMG also includes the Company's interest in comedy and news satire brands The Onion, Clickhole and The A.V. Club. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has content creation facilities and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit corporate.univision.com.
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