ABOUT OUR EVENT

MVCC gathers the most prominent investors interested in Mexico and LatAm. The event comprises the investment program of INCmty, the largest entrepreneurship event in Latin America (over 12,000 attendees and 620+ activities). Since 2010, the MVCC has helped the catalyzation of the Mexican entrepreneurship and investment ecosystems.

25+ Speakers
38 Startup Pitches
4 Keynotes
150+ Attendees
5 Workshops
6 Networking Activities

Registration will be located at the venue's main lobby.

Caffeine Bar & Welcome

To start off the day, we will have some coffee shots at the caffeine bar while we start networking with attendees.

08:30 - What's next for the early-stage financing continuum in the region?

Julie Ruvolo (LAVCA) & Roberto Charvel (Harvard Business School)

A follow-on conversation to Josh Lerner's 2010 paper on the state of the VC industry in Mexico. What is the expectation for the next 10 to 20 years in the Mexican VC landscape?

09:00 - Panel: "Mexico First", the strategy to deploy in LatAm

Coordinated by Diego Serebrisky (Dalus Capital)

Ricardo Weder (CEO LatAm, Cabify) & Sebastian Mejía (Founder, Rappi)

Why is Mexico the most important market for companies trying to target the Latinamerican markets? International VCs investing in companies executing in the Mexican market will share their perspectives and strategies on Mexico as beach-head for Latinamerica.

10:00 - Opening Ceremony for INCmty

Salvador Alva (Tec de Monterrey)

Together with INCmty, we will celebrate the opening of this big event at the auditorium of the conference center.

10:30 - Keynote: Jack Andraka

Jack Andraka was just a fifteen year old Maryland high school sophomore when he invented an inexpensive early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancers. Now, at seventeen, Jack’s groundbreaking results have earned him international recognition, most notably a 2014 Jefferson Award, the nation’s most prestigious public service award, 1st place winner in the 2014 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, the 2012 Intel ISEF Gordon Moore Award, the 2012 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Youth Award, a spot on Advocate Magazine’s 2014 40 under 40 list, a fellowship as a National Geographic Explorer, and he’s also the 2014 State of Maryland winner of the Stockholm Water Prize.

In addition, Jack was First Lady Michelle Obama’s personal guest at the 2013 State of the Union Address. He speaks to audiences of youths and adults all across the globe about his personal story, research, and his ideas for STEM education reform. He has been featured in several documentaries including Morgan Spurlock’s Sundance Film Festival entry, “You Don’t Know Jack,” Linda Peters’ award winning film, “Just Jack,” as well as ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, CNN, BBC, Fox, and radio, newspaper, and magazine articles around the world. His young adult memoir, BREAKTHROUGH: HOW ONE TEEN INNOVATOR IS CHANGING THE WORLD is available in bookstores.

11:30 - Networking

We will move to terrace to prepare for the lunch in a casual setup favoring networking.

12:00 - Networking Lunch

We will continue to meet new people while we enjoy our lunch at the terrace of the Convention Center.

13:00 - Panel: Hot Investment opportunities you just missed!

Coordinated by Carlos Fernández (Expansion)

Adolfo Babatz (Clip), Vicente Fenoll (Kubo Financiero), Héctor de la Garza (eFactor Network)

Meet the deals that have raised capital from local and foreign investors during the last 12 months and have gotten significant traction in the Mexican market.

14:00 - Panel: Do I raise here or should I go to Silicon Valley?

Coordinated by Andy Tsao (Silicon Valley Bank)

Ricardo Elizondo (Ideas y Capital), Simon Cook (Draper Spirit) & Jonathan Lewy (Investo)

Mexican and local VCs will discuss the pros and cons of raising capital from SV or your local market.

15:00 - Interview: Are Mexican corporations embracing or acquiring innovation?

Panel: Felix Cardenas (Vento Capital)

Rogelio Ancira (Axtel) & Ulrick Noel (The Bridge by Coca-Cola)

Axtel and Coca-Cola will share its perspectives on innovation, intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship.

16:00 - Series Seed pitches

The best of Mexico's seed deals

17:10 - Series A & B pitches

The best of Mexico's venture and growth deals

18:30 - Series B pitches

The best of Mexico's growth deals

21:00 - Disruptive VIP Party

Entrepreneurs, drinks and party!

08:00 - Meetup: Match / Mentoring 1:1 sessions

Investors and entrepreneurs will mutually select among them during the previous night in order to hold 1-on-1 sessions during the morning.

Caffeine Bar

Coffee available all morning.

10:00 - Pitches: Funds pitching entrepreneurs

Yes, you read it right, we turn the table and have the funds pitching to the entrepreneurs. This will be a very interesting activity you can't miss. If you want to pitch your fund at this activity please contact us using the form at the bottom of this page.

11:15 - Interviewing Tim Draper: Silicon Valley perspectives of LatAm

Tim Draper is the founding partner of Draper Associates and DFJ. Tim’s original suggestion to use viral marketing as a method for spreading a software application from customer to customer was instrumental to the successes of Hotmail, Skype, and others. Tim has been recognized as a leading supporter of entrepreneurship with numerous awards and honors. He was listed as #46 of the most outstanding Harvard alumni, #7 on the Forbes Midas List, #1 of the Most Networked Venture Capitalists by Always On, and #98 in Worth Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful People in Finance. Tim also received the World Entrepreneurship Forum’s “Entrepreneur for the World” in 2015. Tim received a BS from Stanford University with a major in electrical engineering and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He served on the California State Board of Education in 1998-1999, and currently leads an initiative to create six new states in California (Six Californias) to encourage competition and choice in government. In 1994, he created a non-profit for young children to learn about business and entrepreneurship called BizWorld. In 2011, he created Draper University of Heroes, a residential and online school to help extraordinary young people meet their entrepreneurial goals.

12:00 - Tour GATHER

We will make a short stop through the GATHER expo to meet entrepreneurs, startups and more.

12:00 - Panel: Private equity and Impact Investment

Laura Ortiz Montemayor, Sebastián Miralles, María Ariza, Luis Ibarra Pardo. Moderated by Gerardo Trujillo Vázquez

How can we go from entrepreneurship to private equity and from there to Impact Invesment? The connection between the experts and with apparently opposing schemes would help us to understand the connecting dots from the start of the business until its social impact. Innovation happens through all the process for a simple reason, the necessity of having people committed to their idea and the believe of their projects role in the development of the world.

13:00 - Networking Lunch

We will meet again at the terrace to enjoy our lunch while we continue to meet other attendees.

14:00 - Panel: Setting up a AAA board and how to manage it

In this panel we will talk and learn about the best practices when setting up the board of directors for your company.

15:00 - Panel: This marriage is not working, how do I get out

Over 90% of businesses fail, why we never talk about what to do when things go the direction we don't want them to go?

16:00 - Open Activities at INCmty

We will suggest other activities regarding investment and deal flow but you are free to explore any other activity at INCmty, there are more than 600 activities going on.

09:00 - Open Activities at INCmty

We will suggest other activities regarding investment and deal flow but you are free to explore any other activity at INCmty, there are more than 600 activities going on.

16:00 - Keynote: Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is Founder of the Virgin Group, a leading international investment group and one of the world's most recognized and respected brands. The Virgin Group has helped create more than 400 successful businesses in sectors such as mobile telephony, travel & transportation, financial services, leisure & entertainment and health & wellness. Currently, it employs more than 60,000 people and operates in more than 50 countries. An adventurer at heart, Richard enjoys extreme experiences, like being the fastest to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean, traveling in hot air balloon and kite surfing through the Channel. He is considered UK’s number one Twitter user, the world’s most social CEO and the world’s most followed person on LinkedIn. He maintains a daily blog on http://virgin.com with more than 21 million followers across five social networks. In 2004 he founded Virgin Unite, a non-profit foundation to tackle tough social and environmental problems and strive to make business a force for good.

OUR SPEAKERS

Richard Branson

Founder, Virgin Group

Tim Draper

Founder, DFJ and Draper Associates

Rogelio de los Santos

Partner, Dalus Capital

Rogelio Ancira

CTO, Axtel

Adolfo Babatz

Founder & CEO, Clip

Ricardo Elizondo

Partner, Ideas y Capital

Vicente Fenoll

Founder & CEO, Kubo Financiero

Zita Horvath

Partner; Leal, Isla & Horvath

Julie Ruvolo

Director of VC Strategy at LAVCA

Pablo Salazar

Partner, NXTP Labs

Salvador Alva

President, Tec de Monterrey

Andy Tsao

SVB Global Gateway

Just choose a package and join our conference to know more about our community, Its really enjoyable.

Investor
MX$5,800 (~$300USD)

  • All MVCC exclusive activities
  • Access to the best deal flow in the region
  • Guaranteed and preferential access to Keynotes
  • Access to open INCmty activities
  • Price equivalent to approx US$300
  • Discount available for early purchasers

Entrepreneur Preferential
MX$2,600 (~$140USD)

  • Does not include MVCC exclusive activities
  • Includes access only to the pitching and mentoring sessions of MVCC
  • Preferential access to INCmty's Keynotes (not guaranteed)
  • Access to all INCmty activities
  • Price equivalent to approx US$140
  • Discount available for early purchasers

Entrepreneur General
MX$1,600 (~$90USD)

  • Does not include MVCC exclusive activities
  • Includes access only to the pitching and mentoring sessions of MVCC
  • Access to INCmty's Keynotes subject to capacity(not guaranteed)
  • Access to all INCmty activities
  • Price equivalent to approx US$90
  • Discount available for early purchasers
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Venue info

Thursday and Friday: Pabellon M

Address: Av. Constitución 1002, Centro, 64000 Monterrey, N.L.

Saturday: Tec de Monterrey

Address: Av. Eugenio Garza Sada 2501 Sur, Tecnológico, 64849 Monterrey, N.L.