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H3 Tech Conference, Latin America’s premier innovation conference where tech-hackers, the startup scene and the creative economy meet.

November 20 & 21, 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Saturday, November 21 • 11:59am - 12:09pm
How Students Are Hacking Education to Propel Entrepreneurship

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College students at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, are taking the initiative to push and promote entrepreneurship in their school. To that end, they created Idea Platform, a support network for entrepreneurs and "ideators." Most colleges and universities are still stuck in the past, preparing students to be employees of large corporations after they graduate. These students, together with faculty members, are focused on pursuing their own ideas now.

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Emmanuel Oquendo

Founder of Platform Inc.
Emmanuel Oquendo is a mechanical engineering student at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, who is passionate about innovation. He is the founder of Idea Platform and co-founder of Project Air. Idea Platform is a nonprofit organization whose mission is leading and supporting a new generation of entrepreneurs within the UPRM community. Project Air is a tech venture focused on creating innovative digital services and products in order... Read More →

Saturday November 21, 2015 11:59am - 12:09pm
San Gerónimo Caribe Hilton Hotel. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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