Press Coverage & News Features

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What is Mi Padrino?

Mi Padrino’s event-planning and crowd-gifting platform focuses on every aspect of planning traditional Hispanic celebrations. With 525,000 users to date, Mi Padrino is on track to dominate the $40B Hispanic event market. The online platform is a true one-stop-shop planning experience for quinceañeras, weddings, and other traditional events, allowing Latinx families from all over the country to easily plan their events online while embracing their centuries-old traditions.

In The News

Forbes: Diverse Cultural Celebrations Are A Huge Market Opportunity – September 2019

Telemundo: Mi Padrino en noticias (YouTube) – May 2019

Michigan Business: Three Takeaways on Managing Work/Life Balance with Entrepreneurial Spirit – February 2019

Xconomy: Mi Padrino Builds Event-Planning Hub for Latino Communities in U.S. – September 2018

Quinceañera Magazine: Padrino Tradition Meets Technology – May 2018

New Economy Initiative: Tech for Traditions – April 2018


Startup Life Show: Five Children, One Husband and a Startup – August 2019

Latino Founder Hour: Hugo y Kim Gamez – November 2018

Press Releases

Quinceañeras Aren’t Just For Girls – September 2019

Quinceañeras Spend Over $20,000 To Embrace Coming of Age Tradition – July 2019

Mi Padrino Creates All-In-One Experience For Hispanic Event Planners – March 2019

Mi Padrino, Hispanic Event Platform Announces Strategic Investments in Seed Round – October 2018


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