It concludes the
most important business and entrepreneurship event of Mexico, the National Week
of the Entrepreneur 2015, where, according to preliminary data, was attended by
over 100,000 entrepreneurs and small business owners who obtained guidance,
advice, support and solutions in the beginning of their businesses or the
growing of their micro, small or medium-sized enterprises.
entrepreneurs had the opportunity to bond with other companies; establish
business contacts, access to tools to undertake; know what supports are offered
by the institutions to apply for a credit; as well as to choose, from among
more than 250 workshops and conferences, as well as 20 keynote speeches given
by renowned business and entrepreneurial leaders, who revealed their strategies
for having success in business.
Within six days of
the National Week of the Entrepreneur participated entrepreneurs and national
and international icons such as: Uri Levine; Jordi Muñoz; Rosario Marin;
Ricardo Salinas Pliego; Salim Ismail of Singularity University; mountaineer
Carlos Carsolio; Andrés Bustamante; Amy Cosper, Mercedes Eggleton -García and
Joseph Klafter, among others. During the week, the President of the Republic,
Enrique Peña Nieto, attended the meeting with entrepreneurs and businessmen.
In this event, the
President of the National Institute of the Entrepreneur (INADEM, by its
initials in Spanish), Enrique Jacob Rocha, said that the National Week of the
Entrepreneur 2015 has become in the place par excellence in which entrepreneurs
and business people are connected with experiences, learnings, ideas,
inspiration, motivation, contacts and business opportunities, supports and
support for setting their projects in motion.
The Secretary of
Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, gave a keynote speech in which, among
other things, he referred to the Trans-Pacific Economic Cooperation (TPP). He
said that this agreement will help entrepreneurs and Mexican Small and
Medium-sized Enterprises to improve the export platform from North America and
Latin America, deepen the relationship with Japan and will open new markets in
the Asia-Pacific region.
The National Week
of the Entrepreneur 2015 was part of good news for entrepreneurs, noting that
for the third consecutive year the City Tech Tour was made; organized by Angel
Startups Ventures and Mexico, with the purpose of promoting the formation of
Mexican entrepreneurs and their connection with Global network support.
It also excelled
the announcement of MassChallenge (one of the initiatives to support
entrepreneurs strongly innovative, which is recognized worldwide) to
incorporate Mexico City as a platform for its expansion in Latin America. So
Mexico joined itself to its Global Network including Boston, Tel Aviv and
The National Week
of the Entrepreneur 2015 offered in its 30 thousand square meters:
11 ecosystems to create, innovate, scale, and finance their businesses;
More than 250 conferences and workshops; 20 lectures;
Activities promoting the entrepreneurial culture; technological tools
and training for entrepreneurs to take their businesses to the next level;
Space to realize business meetings;
Opportunities to engage with some of the most important platforms of
entrepreneurship and innovation in the world;
Contact with financing instruments, in addition to public challenges
that test the creative talents of the people.
In its 2015
edition, the National Week of the Entrepreneur had, for the first time, the
participation of institutions and organizations from different countries.
Attendees had access to the most innovative initiatives of entrepreneurship,