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.
Here, the 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 London.
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, worldwide.