• Inicio Ventures Pitch Awards:  Miami Magic

    Southern Florida is booming with venture talent and startups. Join us in showcasing the incredible Latinx-led pipeline incubating in "The Magic City".

    Pitch live in front of national venture leaders and audience to win one of the non-dilutive awards sponsored by Inicio Ventures, a Hispanics in Philanthropy initiative.

    Hosted in conjunction with the HIP Annual Conference on June 8, 2022 at the Biltmore Hotel in Miami, Florida.


    Congratulations to all the Finalists


    • Minimum one Latinx startup leader as part of the executive team (founders and/or non-founder)

    • U.S. registered and based company

    • Early Stage (Pre-seed, Seed, Pre-Series A)

    • Traditional startups and/or scalable impact ventures

    • Preference for startups based in the South Florida region. Those in other regions may be considered.


    1st:   $15,000

    2nd:  $10,000

    3rd:   $5,000

    4th:   $2,500

    5th:   $2,500

    +Audience Vote Recognition


    Mid-April Application Opens

    May 22 Application Closes (due by Midnight)

    June 8 Live Pitch at HIP Conference in Biltmore Miami Coral Gables


    Please reach out if you have questions about the competition, eligibility, partnerships or future events:  info@inicio.ventures