Successful Latinos in Silicon Valley

Edward Avila

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Avila was born and raised in San Jose where many of the biggest Silicon Valley companies are based. He spent more than 20 years working as a human resources exec at big technology companies in Silicon Valley, but has since segued into helping up and coming latino technology startups get off the ground. He is the co-founder of Manos Accelerator, a company that seeks out talented latino entrepreneurs and pairs them with investors to give them an opportunity to pitch their tech startup ideas and obtain seed money. Manos Accelerator has received partial financing from Google, and has been featured in Forbes, Silicon Valley Business Journal as well as Univision.