At Hispanicize 2017, the national Latino influencers and trendsetters event in Miami, Mundo Lanugo was announced the winner of the 2nd Annual “The Latino Perfect Pitch” small business competition sponsored by Wells Fargo. As the grand prize winner, Mundo Lanugo will receive $5,000 to help build and grow its business.
Mundo Lanugo is a socially responsible entertainment world that connects kids to Hispanic culture and promotes the use of Spanish language while building identity and self-esteem. Via fun animated videos, a culturally relevant app, and authentic live shows, each Lanugo character presents a facet of Latino culture, including music, crafts, traditional games, cooking and storytelling. Mundo Lanugo teaches culture to children and awakens their curiosity to learn more about themselves.
“The Latino Perfect Pitch” is a small business competition for entrepreneurs, digital influencers and bloggers seeking an opportunity to take their business to the next level. The competition was open to entrepreneurs who have been in business no more than five years and three finalists were selected to pitch their business to a panel of expert judges for a grand prize at Hispanicize 2017.