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07/24/2013 02:57 pm ET Updated Jul 29, 2013

Latino Startup Accelerator Partners with Google For Entrepreneurs To Launch In Fall

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Manos Accelerator, a program to support Latinos involved in the startup community, has announced a partnership with Google For Entrepreneurs and will launch its first session for five to six startups in September.

Based in San Jose, Manos Accelerator is meant to increase the number of Latino entrepreneurs and startups. Less than one percent of venture-backed startups were founded by Latinos, according to a report by CB Insights. Through a three-month program, Latino startup teams will collaborate with other startups, develop their business plans, and meet with angel investors, mentors, corporate executives and venture capitalists.

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