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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 over one million(!) 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

EntryPointMI: How to Fund Your Woman-Owned Startup – October 2020

Inc Magazine: How to Connect With Customers and Build Community – October 2020

Inc Magazine: How To Find Out What Your Customers Really Want – September 2020

NGL Collective: NGL Collective Launches Lifestyle Platform Focused on US Latinas, Partnered with Mi Padrino – September 2020

Mundo Hispanico: “Mi Padrino” dona equipos de protección personal contra el coronavirus – May 2020

BeLatina: Double Quinces, and Other Ways We’re Embracing the Quinceañera – March 2020

Business As Usual: Barbara Corcoran Podcast Ep. 83 – March 2020

Medium: What’s a nice “Gringa” like you doing in a place like this? – February 2020

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

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

Latino Founder Hour: Hugo y Kim Gamez – November 2018

Quinceañera Magazine: Padrino Tradition Meets Technology – May 2018

New Economy Initiative: Tech for Traditions – April 2018



Press Releases

Quinceañera Planning App To Hit App Stores In 2019 – September 2019

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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