Rocha, President of The National Institute of the Entrepreneur (INADEM, by its
initials in Spanish), attended the inauguration of the sixth edition of Campus
Party Mexico, in Zapopan, Jalisco, who was led by the governor of the state,
Jorge Aristóteles Sandoval, and the Rector of the University of Guadalajara
(UDG), Itzcóatl Tonatiuh Bravo Padilla.
In the event, Jacob
Rocha said the Campus Party Mexico 2015 is one of the more important meetings
of technology, innovation and social entrepreneurship in the country and its
growth reflects the relevance of this important sector.
He stressed that
young Mexicans gathered at this event are those who have positioned Mexico as
one of the countries with the greatest worldwide entrepreneur potential.
He added that
"in this edition of Campus Party we will provide comprehensive care,
including the Support Network for the Entrepreneur, conceived in order to link
the participants with all the support programs that will help to consolidate
He said that the
INADEM offers to them the "Generator of Ideas" to develop their
business models, as well as a "Maker Space”, which was created for those
entrepreneurs who want to build their prototype, led by specialists in the
world of innovation.
The President of
INADEM announced that, within the activities of Campus Party Mexico 2015, the
award ceremony of the winners of the five challenges released together with
various agencies will be held. "With the support of the INADEM, the
finalists of these challenges could attend the event and they will receive
expert advice during these days", he said.
As part of the
event, Jacob Rocha carried out various activities, among which are the overall
presentation of the MIT City Farm project, which seeks, in collaboration with
the INADEM, to develop urban farming systems of high performance through new
technologies and build new ventures of systems that can be suitable for the
He also met with
the Coordinator Council of Entrepreneurial, Technology and Innovative
Communities in the state of Jalisco, Meetroopers, to work on a joint strategy
to include the creation of models of communities nationwide and that expand
those models and resources to apply them in different initiatives in order to
promote the ecosystem of high-impact entrepreneurship in the country, and with
Social Valley, to join efforts for supporting the social entrepreneurship.