Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative Education-Scaling Program

Join a powerful network of Latino entrepreneurs who are committed to growing their business.  By participating in the program, you will develop a growth mindset, causing you to look at your company differently.  Through the program, you will have an experienced mentor to challenge you, support you, and to help you apply the curriculum to your business. You will be embedded in a network of Latino business leaders from across the country, who are all eager to guide their company to the next level.  In addition, you will learn about funding and capital options, financial management, and have various exercises to prepare you for a conversation that you will have with capital providers. This online program requires two weekends at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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About the
program

The Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative- Education Scaling Program is an 8-week hybrid program.  Participants will spend two weekends at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, immersed in lectures, workshops, networking, and opportunities to redefine their growth mindset.  We offer the program twice per year, Spring and Fall. Cick here to apply for the upcoming cohort.

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Requirements

  • Latino business owners that have generated $1M+ in revenue or have raised $500K of external funding. Non-profits must have a budget of $1M+.
  • Business must be headquartered in the U.S.
  • Latino business owners that have a clear vision and are invested in their community.

Time

The Scaling Program is 8-weeks long and requires approximately 8-10 hours per week, including a 1-hour weekly call with a mentor. This online program requires two weekends at Stanford Graduate School of Business (the opening and closing weekends).

Cost

Each seat in the program is valued at over $11,000. Due to the generosity of our sponsors, the program tuition is $1,000 for entrepreneurs.

$1,000 is the total cost of the program.

FAQ'S

Yes, we encourage business owners from all industries to apply. We are proud that our cohorts have represented over 40+ industries, both brick & mortar and tech!

Although our preferred criteria is that a company has either generated $1M in revenue (if brick & mortar), or has raised $500K, we do hold a few select spots for entrepreneurs who do not meet the revenue requirements, but who the committee believes are high potential individuals and have a scalable business. For those applicants, we recommend emphasizing what makes you type of individual worth taking a bet on in addition to highlighting how your work will impact the community. You will also need to do a very good job of clearly articulating your vision and where you want to take your company in the future. Applicants who are not accepted, but have applied, will be taken into consideration for future cohorts, as well as invited to our optional webinars.

No, you are only required to travel to Stanford twice– for the kickoff weekend and for the closing ceremony. The 7-week course occurs online.

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