I'm a queer Filipinx-American serial entrepreneur and activist. 

I'm passionate about:  

solving hard, human problems,  

bringing more empathy to technology,

supporting women, LGBTQ+, minorities, 

sex positivity and access to pleasure education.  

  • From Vitamin to Painkiller: the Story of inDinero

Talk summary: My startup's journey through failure, burning $1M in funding, and bootstrapping back to profitability, generating $1M in ARR in less than a year.  

Talk Summary: Do's and Don't of Pitching, highly rated live and interactive mentoring workshops.

Other talks: 

  • What I Learned as Venture Partner at 500 Startups

Talk Summary: Learnings from investing in emerging markets. 

  • Fix your Diversity Debt

    • CASE "Conserte seu Débito de Diversidade" - São Paulo (Nov 2015) 

Talk Summary: Avoid building "diversity debt" in your company - best practices for building inclusive cultures and more diversity in early stage startups. Slides here

  • How to Design Strong Accelerator Curriculum

Talk Summary: Best practices for accelerator managers and program designers. Slides here