On behalf of
Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Secretary of Economy, Octavio Rangel Frausto,
Principal Officer, chaired the Second Regular Session 2015 of the Consultative
Council of the National Institute of the Entrepreneur (INADEM).
Rocha, President of the INADEM, in his role as Technical Secretary, presented a
detailed summary of the progresses in the evaluation of the calls of the
National Entrepreneur Fund (FNE, by its initials in Spanish) 2015 and indicated
that, through its five categories, 28 calls were opened through which they have
approved projects whose worth is more than 200 million pesos.
session, they were also revealed the progresses in the planning of the 2015
National Entrepreneur Week, an event for which a promotion strategy will be
implemented nationwide, with the aim of giving entrepreneurs across the
country, the chance to participate.
To this end, a
committee of care was integrated in each state by the Delegation of the
Secretariat of Economy (SE), the Secretariat of Economic Development (SEDECO)
and the Secretariat of Tourism (SECTUR, the three by its initials in Spanish),
in addition to the support of chambers, business organizations and academic
presented progress of the Fourth General Meeting of the Council Mexico-United
States of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MUSEIC, in Spanish), to be held next
September in Palo Alto, California, in which progresses, achievements,
challenges to meet and results of the activities made by the subcommittees will
be shared. Member organizations committee leaders and government
representatives will participate.
For his part,
Enrique Solana Sentíes, National President of the Confederation of National
Chambers of Commerce, Services and Tourism (CONCANACO-SERVYTUR MEXICO, in
Spanish), stressed that the business world is evolving and that working
together is essential. "We are changing the lives of the
entrepreneurs," he expressed.
Erik Porres Blesa,
President of the Commission of the Entrepreneur Fund of the Mexican Association
of Secretaries of Economic Development (AMSDE, in Spanish), mentioned that
lives have been transformed through the National Entrepreneur Fund, which has
evolved. However, he said, the budget is limited for the demand of resources we
have to face. "It is a fund that has become serious and we are required to
promote," he added.
The session was
attended by José Eduardo Mendoza Contreras, Chief of the Design and
Implementation of Public Policies for Productivity Unit, on behalf of the
Undersecretariat of Competition and Regulation, Rocío Ruiz Chávez; Héctor
Márquez Solis, Head of the Unit of Government Procurement of the
Undersecretariat of Industry and Commerce; Guillermo Erick Ramirez Torres,
Deputy Director General of Information and Statistics of International Trade of
the Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade.
They also were
present Carlos Ibargüengoytia Riva Palacio, representing the Head of the Legal
Affairs Unit; Enrique Abedrop Rodriguez, Head of Internal Body of Control;
Alfredo Montes Díaz, Director of Financial Services Banking, Housing, Public
Works and Tourism of the Development Banking Unit of the Secretariat of Finance
and Public Credit (SHCP, in Spanish); and Agustin A. Garcia Villa Río, Director
General of Impulse to Tourism Investment and Financing of the Undersecretary of
Innovation and Tourism Development of the Secretariat of Tourism, (SECTUR, in