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Look Who's Talking at TechBeach Miami
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Look Who's Talking at TechBeach Miami
It's been a minute but we're so excited to be able to invite you to join us  for the in-person return of TechBeach Retreat from October 27-28, 2022. The premier event for innovation, entrepreneurship and investment connecting Latin America, the Caribbean and North America is back and our first stop will be none other than the world famous Miami Beach.
This meeting of the minds aims to amplify investment and partnership surrounding how technology, digital solutions, and new business models can drive economic growth and integration across the aforementioned regions. As such, we're creating an agenda built around some of the greatest minds in global tech. 

This year's speakers include: 

Moishe Mana

Chairman and CEO of Mana Common 

Chairman and CEO of Mana Common, Moishe Mana, is a billionaire entrepreneur committed to creating and improving neighborhoods. Arriving in the United States from an impoverished neighborhood in Tel Aviv, Israel, in the early 1980’s, Mana grew a small logistics business into a global real estate empire. He began purchasing warehouse space leading him into the storage industry, where eventually he created GRM, which remains one of the top three document management companies in the US. It was not long before Mana realized that his actions as a business owner had a significant impact on areas he operated in, and that this activity could be harnessed to deliberately create an ecosystem and change the fabric of an entire community.

Edward Lando

Edward Lando
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Pareto Holdings
Edward Lando is the Co-Founder and a Managing Partner of Pareto Holdings, an early-stage investment vehicle he started with his business partner Jon Oringer, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Shutterstock. Edward has been an investor in over 500 early stage companies. He was the first investor in Misfits Market and an early angel in over 20 unicorns. He’s also helped start several other companies, including Atom Finance, Goody and more.

Marlon Nichols 

Managing Founding Managing Partner, Cross Culture Ventures (CCV)
Marlon Nichols is the founding managing partner at Cross Culture Ventures (CCV), a fund that invests in entrepreneurs creating next generation technology and consumer products. He's a former Kauffman Fellow and Investment Director at Intel Capital, with an extensive background in technology, private equity, media and entertainment. Marlon's unique eye for global trends and shifts in consumer behavior has helped him capture many high-potential investments, which include Gimlet Media, MongoDB, Thrive Market, Fair, LISNR, Mayvenn, Blavity, Wonderschool, and other companies that reflect overlooked markets. 

Melissa Pegus 

Melissa Pegus, Managing Director at Techstars Atlanta Powered
Managing Director at Techstars Atlanta Powered by J.P. Morgan
A startup operator turned early-stage investor, Melissa's career spans more than a decade where she has held multiple strategic leadership positions that resulted in six acquisitions. As an investor she focuses on companies building the future of Commerce, Consumer, and The Creator Economy.

Jason Saltzman

Jason Saltzman, Co-Founder/CEO of Relief App & Inc Magazine Contributor
Co-Founder/CEO of Relief App & Inc Magazine Contributor
A seasoned entrepreneur Jason has been mentoring, advising and investing in small businesses for over a decade. In addition to running his debt relief app and writing a column at Inc, he previously co-founded Alley, an incubator and shared workspace for entrepreneurs and is a member of Florida International University’s Foundation Board of Directors as well as a Special Advisor to Entrepreneurship for the U.S. State Department. 
This blog post will be updated as new speakers are confirmed so we highly recommend bookmarking this page and checking back frequently for updates!

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