Beto Pallares: State of Entrepreneurship 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:00 – 3:00 AM UTC

Born in Juarez, Dr. Beto Pallares has been a startup entrepreneur, a telecom executive, a restauranteur, a non-profit director, and venture capitalist where he manages over $150m to invest into startups and other venture funds. Beto has an academic background in Economics and his dissertation was in The Effect of Incubator Participation in Developed Market Direct Entry by Emerging Market Firms.

About this event

I'm Ebetuel (Beto) Pallares and I hold a Ph.D. in International Business Strategy from the University of Texas at El Paso, in addition to an MBA. I received a B.A. in economics from Brandeis University. Born in Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico and raised in El Paso, TX, I began my career as a management consultant focused on the telecom industry. I've been a start-up entrepreneur, a telecom executive, and restauranteur, a nonprofit director, and a venture capitalist. My expertise is in seed and early-stage venture investments, as well as venture fund creation. I currently make investments on behalf of a family office, managing fund commitments and direct investments into private operating companies. I am also the managing director and co-founder of Cowork Oasis, a cowork space that aims to transform the entrepreneurial culture in the Borderplex region by incorporating best-in-class mentorship, tech tools, and resources. I am actively seeking to back exceptional tech entrepreneurs, as well as start-ups that are using tech to address education, healthcare, financial and technical challenges. My investment sectors span IT, materials sciences and nanotechnology, education technology, AR/VR and fintech companies. I'm also a Kauffman Fellow and a Presidio Fellow and serve on the board of a nearly a dozen private companies, and on the board of the Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) and the Success Through Technology Education (STTE) Foundation. I also hold Bill and Sharon Sherrif Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship in the Department of Finance, College of Business at New Mexico State University. I frequently lecture internationally on topics ranging from tech ecosystem development and start-up mentorship.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
12:00 AM – 3:00 AM UTC


12:00 AMNetworking
1:00 AMFireside Chat
2:00 AMNetworking