Meet Alex Torrenegra Inventor, Investor, Entrepreneur, Shark Tank Colombia Shark & Founder of Torre.

Sep 22, 2020, 9:30 PM – Sep 23, 2020, 12:30 AM

Join us for our Fall kickoff event featuring an extremely relevant Fireside Chat on remote work and startup bootstrapping. We are proudly hosting Inventor, Investor, Entrepreneur, Shark Tank Colombia Shark and Founder of Torre, Alex Torrenegra. The fireside chat will be followed by Startup Duels 2, the sequel to the wildly popular 1 on 1 style global startup tournament. Can you take the heat?

Virtual event

About this event


Limited attendance, please secure admission ticket to receive registration link.

We are proud to host Alex Torrenegra for our Fall kickoff event. Alex Torrenegra is a Colombian-American entrepreneur, inventor, and investor. He founded multiple companies including Torre, Voice123, and Bunny Studio. He is also one of the "shark" investors on the Sony reality television series, Shark Tank Colombia. He was featured in MIT's list of Innovators Under 35 in 2012.

If you are a founder struggling to raise venture capital and considering bootstrapping, an entrepreneur building a remote team, a remote worker, this is your chance to personally query Alex about your challenges.


Startup Pitch sudden death matches. May the best Startup win!

Right after the Fireside Chat we will be hosting the second installment of Startup Duels. Startup Duels is a fun 1 on 1 style global startup tournament offering valuable exposure, feedback and coaching opportunities to competitors as well as prizes for both Crowd Favorite and Best Startup winners.

Show off your startup to the global startup community. Woo potential investors, partners, collaborators, users. Duel with the best of the best, receive valuable feedback and earn bragging rights, peer recognition as well as amazing prizes by participating in the Startup Duels competition on Tuesday, September 22nd.

The Startup Duels tournament pre-qualification stage is open to all startups at all stages. Only 16 startups pre-qualify per tournament. Will that be yours? Application Deadline Friday Midnight September 18th.


Applicable Prizes, Judging CriteriaPrequalification Criteria, Contest Rules, and more information are available in the Resources folder. 

Apply using our Startup Registration Form.

Check out what happened


  • Alexander Torrenegra

    CEO / Founder


  • Alexander Torrenegra

    CEO / Founder

  • Raíssa João


  • Nicolás Contreras



  • Julian Trussard

    Founder Institute Costa Rica


  • Erick Rincón Cárdenas

    Bogota Chamber of Commerce


  • Corey Hart

    Startup Grind Grand Rapids

    Chapter Director

  • Chris Haug

    Startup Grind, Columbia Chapter

    Chapter Director

  • Eli Becerril Wong


    LATAM Community Manager

  • Eric Gaines

    Startup Grind


  • Guillermo Guzman


    Board Member

  • Pedro Sostre

    WeWork Labs

    Miami Labs Manager


  • Vanessa Hung

    Kavan Prime


  • Marc Lissade

    Startup Broward

    Executive Director



September 22 – 23, 2020
9:30 PM – 12:30 AM UTC


9:30 PMNetworking & Startup Duel Prep
10:00 PMFireside Chat
10:45 PMAudience Q & A
11:00 PMStartup Duel Introduction & Rules
11:05 PMLet The Games Begin!
12:15 AMFinal Duel
12:25 AMWinners Announcements & Farewells


  • Marc Lissade

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Jason Dukes

    Captains Chair Coaching


  • Eric Gaines

    Startup Grind


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