KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Dream Big America (www.dreambigamerica.us), the first-ever live nationally syndicated radio show pitting vetted entrepreneur business start-ups against each other, announced today its partnership with San Francisco-based Latino Startup Alliance (www.LatinoStartupAlliance.org).
“This new partnership with Dream Big America provides greater reach to the mission and purpose of Latino Startup Alliance,” said Latino Startup Alliance founder Jesse Martinez. “We’re eager to bolster this partnership to create stronger bonds and greater value to Latino entrepreneurs around the country.”
LSA is committed to building the foundation that fosters an ecosystem to support Latino tech entrepreneurs and future innovators by providing a community of peers, resources, mentors, & investors.
Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us) airs each Tuesday at 9:10am to 9:40am EDT on Doug Stephan’s Good Day Program, syndicated to over 500 markets across the United States with a weekly listening audience of 3.5 million. In addition to being broadcast on the radio, the Dream Big America Show can be heard via live podcast on the DreamBigAmerica.us website.
“Our team is thrilled to be partnering with Latino Startup Alliance,” said Dream Big America Co-Founder and show host Doug Stephan. “It’s a rapidly growing organization with an important mission, and we’re excited to work together to support the Latino entrepreneur community.”
This upcoming week’s Dream Big America Show, airing on Tuesday, January 21st, will feature three impressive entrepreneurs that are members of Latino Startup Alliance: 1) Interesante, 2) The Social Radio and 3) StudyRoom.
Interesante (www.interesante.com), presented by founder Antonio Altamirano, is a Pinterest-style e-commerce site that focuses on dispora-created products, specifically for the Latino community.
The Social Radio (www.thesocialradio.com), presented by co-founder and CEO Roberto Gluck, integrates an audio feed of your social media networks with your favorite music.
StudyRoom (www.getstudyroom.com), presented by co-founder and CEO Emerson Malca, is an online forum for students to post questions, share notes and find study groups.
These entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas for two minutes each, followed by an expert business panelist who offers feedback and suggestions. Tapping into the surging entrepreneurial movement spreading across the country, Dream Big America strives to educate and support start-ups, all while providing an exciting venue for America to choose which new businesses venture it wants to see hit the market. This week’s winner will compete against FanzLive and Try the World, the winners of the first and second weeks respectively, on January 28th to become the January Dream Big Champion.
Dream Big America is broadcast on the Good Day Show in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and most major markets. For those markets that do not air the Good Day Show, listeners can tune in online each Tuesday at DreamBigAmerica.us. Presentations are archived on the website so voters who might have missed the live show can review the pitches and still vote. Voting is open for 28 hours after each show, allowing all time zones a full 24 hours to vote.
For more information about the Dream Big America competition or to schedule an interview with any of the Dream Big America participants please call Beth Chapman at 816.835.0306 or email her at Email.
Beth Chapman, Dream Big America
Jesse Martinez, Latino Startup Alliance
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