Fnbox Latin America Startup Challenge @ TechCrunch Disrupt 2012

  • 1st prize, worth $50K
  • Get access to +75mm LATAM users from Datam
  • Pitch to Leading LATAM Investors and Industry Insiders

The Fnbox Latin America Startup Challenge is a competition for emerging entrepreneurs from Latin America that will be exhibiting at the Latin America Pavilions at TechCrunch Disrupt SF the week of September 10, 2012. The winners will get massive exposure to Fnbox's broad customer base and pitch meetings with some of Latin America's most influential and established entrepreneurs, angels, superangels and VCs. We'll give you what you need to get your startup off the ground and then get it rocketing.

Winners announced 13th September 2012.

Win and pitch your startup to these tech heavyweights!

Martín Varsavsky
Founder and CEO of fon.com
Javier Olivan
Head of Growth, Engagement, Mobile Adoption at Facebook
Steven Schlenker
Managing Partner at DN Capital (US) Inc.
Wences Casares
Founder and CEO of Lemon.com
Rodrigo Teijeiro
Founder and CEO of Fnbox.com
Adriana Cisneros
Vice Chairman of Cisneros Group
Fabrice Grinda
Co-CEO of OLX
Anderson Thees
MD and Co-Founder Redpoint e.ventures
Matias Molina
Associate at Allen & Co
Dave McClure
Founding partner at 500 startups

Timeline

Sept 10 Sept 12
Judging
Sept 13 Thursday
Winners Announced

Awards

1

Judge's Award

LATAM Startups at TechCrunch Pavilion.

  1. $50k prize value
  2. 10 individual pitches to amazing entrepreneurs, VCs, Angels
  3. Major exposure across Datam.com +75MM LATAM users
2

Popular Vote

LATAM Startups at TechCrunch Pavilion.

  1. Pitch to a selected group of Angels
  2. 5k in leads from Datam.com
3

Popular Vote

LATAM Startups attending TechCrunch Disrupt but not the Pavilion.

  1. 1k in Leads from Datam.com

Judges

Anil Pereira
CEO of Verious (TC Disrupt Finalist)
Álvaro Teijeiro
Co-Founder and CTO at Fnbox.com
Ariel Arrieta
Co-Founder and CEO at NXTP Labs
Frederico Lacerda
Co-founder of 21212.com
Bedy Yang
Partner at 500 Startups, Brazil Innovators

Fnbox reports

Take a look at our report on Latin American Growth.

2011 Latin America Internet Market Research & Outlook

Challenge winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Fnbox Startup Challenge!

1

Judge's Award Winner

LATAM Startups at TechCrunch Pavilion.

  1. $50k prize value
  2. 10 individual pitches to amazing entrepreneurs, VCs, Angels
  3. Major exposure across Datam.com +75MM LATAM users

GetNinjas

www.getninjas.com.br

GetNinjas is an online community connecting people who have the skills and time to execute tasks to people who want tasks done.

Runner ups:

SchoolControl.com Veduca.com.br

2

Popular Vote Winner

LATAM Startups at TechCrunch Pavilion.

  1. Pitch to a selected group of Angels
  2. 5k in leads from Datam.com

Pick1

www.pick1.com

Pick1 is the easiest way to create and manage insightful questions and actionable answers both for social individuals and businesses.

3

Popular Vote Winner

LATAM Startups attending TechCrunch Disrupt but not the Pavilion.

  1. 1k in Leads from Datam.com

Opicos

www.opicos.com

Opicos are working to create a place to share your opinions with your friends, followers and all the people like you.

4

Social Prize Winner

LATAM Startups attending TechCrunch Disrupt who sent a photo of their booth.

  1. $500.- in leads from Datam.com
  2. Two (2) White Label Promotions from "The Fan Machine" ($499.- value each)

Fanwards

www.fanwards.com

Fanwards helps fans and loyal customers get exclusive benefits in their favourite brands.

Disclaimer on Popular Vote: Only one vote per user account was taken into consideration during final scrutiny.

Press releases

September 27, 2012

Fnbox Announces Brazilian GetNinjas.com as Winner of the First Fnbox Latam Startup Challenge During TechCrunch Disrupt SF in September

Startups from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile competed for important pitch meetings with “Who’s Who” of LATAM Investors and Technology experts, and a prize worth US $50,000 in Online Marketing, getting unparalleled exposure to Fnbox´s 75+ Million Consumers base. Read full story at PRWeb or Before It's News.

September 14, 2012

GetNinjas Wins Fnbox Latin America Startup Challenge at TechCrunch Disrupt

The Fnbox Latin America Startup Challenge has come to a close, and the results are in. Read full story at PulsoSocial.

GetNinjas ganador del Fnbox Latin America Startup Challenge

Finalmente entre los startups latinoamerica que fueron al TechCrunch Disrupt 2012, se conocieron los ganadores del Fnbox Latin America Startup Challenge en TechCrunch Disrupt y el ganador para el Jurado fue GetNinjas un startup brasilero que se asemeja a un TaskRabbit pero con una orientación a marketplace un poco más amplio. Read full story at uberbin.net.

August 31, 2012

Fnbox Presents Latin America Startup Challenge at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

The lead generation and Ecommerce platform, Fnbox, is launching the Latin America Startup Challenge during TechCrunch Disrupt SF. The challenge will take place in the LATAM pavilions during the conference and the winners will be announced on the 13th. Read full story at 21212.com

August 30, 2012

FnBox Partners with Tech Heavyweights to Launch Latin American Startup Challenge @ TechCrunch Disrupt SF

Startups from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and other LATAM Countries Compete for $50,000 in Online Marketing; Exposure to 75+ Million Consumers; and Pitch Meetings with “Who’s Who” of LATAM Investors and Technology Experts; LATAM Startup Challenge to Take Place at TechCrunch Disrupt SF from Sept 10-12, 2012. Read full story at PRWeb, Yahoo! News or All Voices.

LatAm Startup Challenge announced for TechCrunch Disrupt

FnBox, a sort of hybrid accelerator/app company with a healthy footprint in Latin America, has just announced that it will be hosting the LatAm Startup Challenge at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco the week of 10 September. Read full story at The Latin America Startup Blog.

Fnbox to Host Latin America Startup Challenge at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

Latin America is going to make a splash at the upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, and now, Fnbox is getting in on the action. Read full story at PulsoSocial.