From 20 to 22 November will take place the Inc Mty Monterrey, the most important festival of entrepreneurship in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will involve more than 15,000 young entrepreneurs across the country based in Monterrey, Nuevo León. As part of this event, the edition 2015 of Startup Nations Summit (SNS) takes place; it is an initiative which coordinates a network of institutions, decision makers and global leaders focused on the developing of instruments that promote the high-impact entrepreneurship and innovation.
The Government of the Republic, through the National Institute of the Entrepreneur (INADEM, by its initials in Spanish) of the Secretariat of Economy (SE, by its initials in Spanish), has become Mexico into the first Latin American nation in which this global event is organized; this represents a recognition of the effort made by the private sector, academia and society, to consolidate the Mexican entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The SNS will meet in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León, about 60 delegates from countries affiliated to the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and 150 observers among them: David Lippeatt, from the US Embassy; Narciso Suárez, Program Consultant Public Politic of Mexico (PROPEM); Annalisa Primmi, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); Moira Paz, by the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); Susana García Robles, of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF); Ricardo Elizondo, from "Ideas & Capital"; Raúl Martín, leader of CampusParty; Mario Ocharán PromPerú; Alonso B. Díaz de Gerbera Capital; Diego Antonio Dávila, from IPADE; and Kim BI Gwangseob of Korea BI, among others. Also, entrepreneurs from over 33 countries will be participating.
It also emphasizes the competition "The Pitch", a dynamic designed by the INADEM in conjunction with the Institute for the Modeling and Acceleration of Businesses (IMAN, by its initials in Spanish) which brings together senior mentors and venture capital investors with startups in more than 30 countries. The creator of public policies that support the entrepreneurship will receive the "Policy Maker Award".
It will be also carry out the release of "WeXchange 2015", a platform in Latin America and the Caribbean that recognizes the women entrepreneurs that strengthen their networking with entrepreneurs, investors and mentors in the region and with the United States.
The Startup Nations Summit represents an opportunity to position Mexico as a hub of entrepreneurship and innovation; it will allow enhancing the innovation capabilities of the companies and the entrepreneurs to enhance their position in the domestic and international markets.
It will also be a hotbed of suppliers, investors and customers to engage and create business opportunities; it will promote the exchange of knowledge and research; it will foster the entrepreneurship among the participating economies and will boost the brand of Mexico tbefore the world as an engine for entrepreneurship.