Our Programs

Get to know the programs that are making a difference and changing the future of our communities.

The Main Programs

Here are our core programs and initiatives we support

Small Business Services

Spanish Language Business Support
Our Spanish Language Business Support programs are a testament to our commitment to economic empowerment.


Borderlands Waste Innovation
Our main sustainability project is creating educational and experiential opportunities for young people to transform their communities by researching, developing, and implementing real solutions to address the issues of food surplus in the region
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Emprende Amigo Youth

Youth Workforce Development
Emprende Amigo Youth (EAY) is a bilingual, international, fully remote, youth course on the foundations of entrepreneurship. This innovative program instructs in both culturally and geographically relevant topics for the emerging entrepreneur, including the state of:

Entrepreneurship, startup culture and communities
-Public speaking
-Lean startup methodology
-Business model generation
-Business formation and organization
-Marketing and online commerce
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Education & Community
Borderoots highlights the creative, innovative, and influential changemakers living and working along the 3,145 km long border line.

Education and Capacity Building

The future of the borderlands region depends on unlocking the intellectual potential of the brain power that is already here. That’s why we offer educational and hands-on, experiential programs for borderlanders that equip our community with the skills to succeed today and in the future. Come satisfy your thirst for knowledge with us.

Community Support and Engagement

Startup Unidos is committed to having its boots on the ground and being the hub for community-wide initiatives throughout the region. When you engage with us you are often connecting to a much larger national narrative. With events like LatinX in Tech we create the space for engaging conversations that aren’t being had anywhere else. Find your voice, find your people, and find the support you need so we can thrive, together. You’ve got a seat at our table.
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Our core catalyst events
October 13, 14, 15, 2023

Tucson Meet Yourself 

SU Idea Tent 


SU has been invited to offer cross-border programming nearly everyday at TENWEST.

Briding relationship between N15 and TENWEST
Startup Weekend Nogales - December 1,2,3

In partnership with USCG Nogales, Sonora

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