Annual conference on tech innovation in LatAm set for Nov. 18-21, in Punta Mita,Mexico
Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
MITA (Mita Institute and Tech Accelerator) is gearing up for TechTalks 2013, with the announcement of key speakers and online conference registration. From November 18-21, in Punta Mita, Mexico, this acclaimed annual event brings together Silicon Valley luminaries with Mexico’s Tech startup ecosystem.
Marquee speakers this year include Mike Maples (Floodgate), Chris Kelly (Facebook founding team/Angel investor), Jeff Schumacher (Booz Digital Global Managing Director), David Weekly (Facebooks’ Internet.org initiative director), Wendell Brown (serial inventor/entrepreneur: LiveOpps, Teleo, eVoice), and Ariel Poler (IPRO founder, mentor, investor) – among over 30 stellar speakers and panelists.
The MITA TechTalks 2013, in partnership alliance with Endeavor Mexico and the Aspen Institute Network of Development Entrepreneurs Mexico, examines the economic, technology and cultural trends impacting tech innovation in Latin America – the foreign region closest to Silicon Valley. The location of the MITA TechTalks, along Mexico’s Pacific Coast is strategic, as Punta Mita is a second home to many tech and venture capital industry leaders from the U.S. and Canada, with direct airlift to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Dallas, Houston and Denver.The conference is scheduled for November 18-21, 2013 at Four Seasons and St. Regis Resorts, Punta Mita, Mexico. For additional information visit: http://mitainstitute.com/techtalks/. Limited availability event tickets available at https://mitatechtalks.eventbrite.com/
The conference is MITA's commitment to bringing global industry and thought leaders to Mexico and Latin America. The annual event unites leaders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and provides open interactions via the LiveStream and Twitter Q&A during the event. While attendance is limited to 150 participants, “virtual” attendees can watch all conference sessions online, as well as contribute to panel discussions via a social dashboard, and by using the Twitter hashtag #MitaTech. Conference sponsors and partners include: Booz Digital, Wayra/Telefonica, PayPal Mexico, Baker McKenzie, DINE, Rally, El Financiero/Bloomberg and Televisa, among others.
About MITA: MITA (Mita Institute and Tech Accelerator) is a venture capital fund and strategic advisory program (accelerator) for early-stage tech companies, based in Punta Mita, Mexico. MITA utilizes its strong network of mentors, financial, academic, policy and organizational partners in Mexico, Latin America and the U.S./Canada, to foster crosscultural opportunities and investment in tech startups. MITA is responding to the demand and identifying opportunities in Mexico, Latin America – and, globally – to enable amazing talent to develop into successful business stories.
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