The Premier Tech and Venture Capital Event in Mexico

February 10-12, 2019 
Punta Mita Resort, Mexico


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About the MITA TechTalks

MITA TechTalks 2018 has concluded. Held from February 11-13, 2018, discussions centered on Tech:Intelligence — including the opportunities and challenges arising from the rapid progression of Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning, to best-practices and learnings from Mexico’s top entrepreneurs on cross-border scaling of your company.

Hosted by MITA Ventures, the MITA TechTalks united thought leaders from Silicon Valley, Mexico, and LatAm, in a setting known to inspire exceptional networking. This curated group of investors, corporations with global venture initiatives, and startups with international ambitions joined together in sessions, workshops, and social events to share ideas and make new connections. Relationships were formed and deals are getting done as a result of the MITA TechTalks 2018.

MITA TechTalks 2019 is in the planning stages…we invite you to stay connected to learn when dates are set for the 2018 SatelliteSessions and MITA TechTalks 2019. <


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MITA TechTalks Summit

February 10-12, 2019 – Punta Mita, Mexico

The annual MITA TechTalks is the premier technology and venture capital event of the year in Mexico. Our flagship invite-only forum captures cross-border tech innovation opportunities to build the economies of the future. 

  • 125 Invite-Only Participants
  • Talks, Workshops, and Tech-ila
  • Oceanside Networking and Deal-making

MITA TechTalks takes place each year at the Punta Mita Resort, located along Mexico’s Pacific coast, 30 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR). 

2019 Agenda

What Attendees Say

Who Attends?

2019 Themes/Topics

As with previous MITA TechTalks, the agenda will include two full days of conference sessions and keynotes, deep-dive workshops, networking sporting activities, and oceanside social events & dinners.

Sunday, February 10


Welcome Event cocktail & dinner

Monday, February 11

TechTalks Sessions and networking lunch

TechTalks ‘Deep-Dive’ Workshops

Evening Dinner Event

Tuesday, February 12

TechTalks Sessions, Workshops, and networking lunch

Active-networking Afternoon –choice of championship golf, surf session, or paddle-boarding

Evening Dinner Event and After-party

Wednesday, February 13


Andrew HumphriesAndrew Humphries, Co-Founder of The Bakery (London), explains the value of MITA TechTalks for the UK Tech Innovation initiative.

Dan Green“The MITA TechTalks plays a really important role in the evolving ecosystem that is Mexico because at the early stage, what you need to do is to connect people. At MITA TechTalks, you can really make relationships one-on-one that are impactful. “
– Dan Green, Partner, Gunderson-Detter

View more thoughts on The Value of MITA TechTalks on our MITA TechTalks Vimeo channel


Prior Attending Companies Include:
– Google
– Microsoft
– Facebook
– Wilson Sonsini
– PayPal
– Moss Adams
– ManattJones Global Strategies
– Silicon Valley Bank
– 500 Startups
– Televisa
– …and many others!

Curated Attendees:

The MITA TechTalks 2019 is an invitation-only event limited to 125 participants. Top investors, the most promising entrepreneurs, tech-industry corporate executives, and policy makers come together to exchange ideas and opportunities.

The participant list is highly-curated to maximize conversion of conversation into business collaboration.


AI, blockchain, & IoT

Artificial Intelligence as a fundamental platform for tech in the future. How AI, blockchain and IoT are coming together to disrupt all current business models — and especially cross-border businesses.

Tech Innovation in Mexico/LatAm

Get to know Mexico and LatAm’s leading innovators and startups, and gain intelligence on the market opportunity in Mexico & LatAm for your portfolio companies.

artificial / entrepreneurial / investor


Growing, Scaling, Excelling

Intelligent growth, scaling, and team-building for your startup, including innovative legal and tax strategies for cross-border businesses, and best-practices in being a founder with staying power.


Tech Intelligence for your business

Tech fundamentals of AI, blockchain, and IoT for intelligent decision-making to bring these into your business or enterprise — together with how to connect, select, and partner with the region’s startup innovators.

August 2018

September 2018

October 2018 

Summer 2018



Creative cocktails
Engaging conversations
Inspiring presentations
…on relevant topics

~ 50 attendees per event

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We have six years of bringing together top Silicon Valley and Latin America investors, entrepreneurs, executives, and policy makers in the most exclusive Tech and Venture Capital event in Mexico/Latin America. Here is who joined us in 2018.
We are continually searching for amazing speakers for the MITA TechTalks. Know someone you’d like to hear in 2019?
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Jaime Reyes

Jalisco, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology

Jon Duncanson

AVIANA Productions, Co-Founder

Andy Mattson

Moss Adams, LLC, Partner

Roy Glasberg

Google Launchpad, Global Manager

Cindy Blanco

StartupGDL, Managing Director

Or Zelig

Google Launchpad Accelerator, Lead

Carl Emberson

Punta Mita, Director of Marketing & Operations

Adam Kell

Comet Labs, Investment Partner

Haydé Martínez

Machine Learning Engineer, Data Scientist

Armando Kuroda

Kobra, CEO

Antonio Gonzalez-Karg

Mutuo Financiero, CEO

Andy Tsao

Silicon Valley Bank, Managing Director

Jackie Hyland

Silicon Valley Bank, Global Gateway Director

Marcela Gutiérrez

LaMarch Co., CEO

Antonio Rallo

Kio Networks, Co-Founder

Gemi Gonzalez

Consul General of Mexico, San Francisco

Alejandro Guízar

Billpocket, CEO

Jorge Rios

Bridgefy, CEO

Francisco (Paco) Solsona

Google Launchpad, LatAm

Dan Green

Gunderson Dettmer, Partner

Rob Coneybeer

Shasta Ventures, Managing Partner

Marco Trujillo

Sunu, Co-founder & CEO

Cristina Randall

Conekta, Co-Founder, COO

Andreas Kraemer

MITA Ventures, Managing Partner

Xico Mendez

Wizelab, CEO

Sylvia Gomez

Aviana Productions, Partner

Malika Cantor

Google Launchpad, Global Lead; AI Lab

Sergio Romo

Investo, Managing Partner

Sergio Legorreta

Baker McKenzie, Partner

Cuco Vega

Centro Jalisco, Executive Director

Paul Ahlstrom

Alta Ventures, Managing Director

Jonathan Lewy

Investo, Managing Partner

Homero Rivas

Stanford University, Director of Innovative Surgery

Alejandro Delgado

INADEM (Mexico National Entrepreneur Institute), President

Joshua Yellin

Google Launchpad Accelerator, Co-founder

Lynne Bairstow

MITA Ventures, Managing Partner

Mark Herschberg

Averon, CTO

Robin Hauser

Finish Line Features, 'Bias' Film Director/Producer

Natalie Pierce

Littler; Robotics, AI, & Automation practice

Carlos Rivera

Synx, Cofounder, CEO

See who’s been included in our roster of past speakers.


2018 Sponsors

Google Launchpad

Moss Adams

Moss Adams

Punta Mita

Silicon Valley Bank


Gunderson Dettmer

Baker McKenzie


El Financiero Bloomberg



Aviana Productions

Marakame Marketing


Mita Residential


If you’re interested in promoting your business in front of the highly successful participants attending the MITA TechTalks….

 Contact Us

Reach out to discuss comments, questions, invitee requests or sponsorship opportunities.

Lynne Bairstow

US Cell: (917) 573-8412

MX: +52 (329) 291-5366

Austin Avalos

MX Cell: (+521) 33 1517 9054

Andreas Kraemer

US Cell: (713) 298-8011

About MITA

MITA Ventures combines a venture fund with a strategic mentoring program to invest in disruptive tech innovation in Mexico. We draw on our deep networks in Silicon Valley and Mexico to empower the most promising new tech companies from Mexico which have a global vision — as well as bring innovation in successful companies from the U.S. and Latin American looking to expand into the high-growth market potential in Mexico. Based in San Francisco, CA, Guadalajara, and Punta Mita, Mexico, MITA works to foster cross-cultural opportunities in tech innovation.
Our objectives for MITA (MITA Institute and Tech Accelerator) are ambitious – to create a close alliance between Silicon Valley and Mexico’s startup communities and to establish Mexico as an innovation bridge between Latin America and more developed markets. We believe that Mexico, as a country, will benefit greatly from an economy led by tech innovation.
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