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The Premier Tech and Venture Capital Event in Mexico

THE SATELLITE SESSIONS

 

 

Mexico City
June, 2015

Guadalajara
August, 2016

San Francisco
September, 2016

Miami
November, 2016

February 12 - 14, 2017 
Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort, Mexico

About the MITA TechTalks

There has never been a more critical time to support cross-border tech innovation. What challenges — and opportunities- — can occur in US-Mexico tech alliances and innovation under a US Trump presidency? MITA TechTalks 2017 will be the place for this discussion.

Join a distinguished group of investors, corporations with global venture initiatives, and startups with international ambitions in a series of conversations on cross-border innovation.
Hosted by MITA Ventures, the MITA TechTalks unites thought leaders from Silicon Valley, Mexico and LatAm, in settings known to inspire exceptional networking opportunities. Relationships are formed and deals get done as a result of the MITA TechTalks.

Be part of this game-changing event – Request an Invite

MEXICO CITY
October 12, 2016 - 7-9:30pm
WeWork Varsovia, piso 11

SAN FRANCISCO
October 19, 2016

GUADALAJARA
November 30, 2016

CHICAGO
January 2017

THE SATELLITE SESSIONS

 

Creative cocktails
Engaging conversations
Inspiring presentations
…on relevant topics

~ 50 attendees per event
Invitation-only

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MITA TechTalks Summit

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February 12 - 14, 2017 – Punta Mita, Mexico

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

  • 100 Invite-Only Participants
  • Talks, Workshops and Tequila
  • Oceanside Networking and Deal-making

MITA TechTalks will take place at the Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort along Mexico’s Pacific coast, 30 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR). →

Agenda

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Who Attends?

Themes/Topics

The agenda includes two days of conference sessions and keynotes, deep-dive workshops, networking sports and social events.

Sunday, February 12

Arrivals

Welcome Event cocktail reception featuring VIP opening Speaker

Monday, February 13

TechTalks Sessions and networking lunch

Workshops

Evening Dinner Event

Tuesday, February 14

TechTalks Sessions and networking lunch

Active-networking Afternoon –choice of championship golf, surf session, paddle-boarding or snorkeling cruise to the Marietas Islands

Evening Dinner Event and After-party

Wednesday, February 15

Optional morning golf, ocean paddle and surf sessions

Departures

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

EXCECUTIVE/FOUNDERS – 62%
INVESTORS – 32%

Prior Attending Companies Include:
– Google
– Microsoft
– Facebook
– Wilson Sonsini
– PayPal
– Netflix
– ManattJones Global Strategies
– Televisa
– …and many others!

Curated Attendees:

The MITA TechTalks is an invitation-only event limited to 100 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.

Specialized television and online
coverage will be provided by El
Financiero/Bloomberg.

“Tech”
The technology driving innovation today

• Machine Learning, Artificial, and “Augmented” Intelligence
• The Blossoming of Blockchain
• FinTech: Disrupting via Inclusion
• Connected Intelligence – the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT)
• Future Health: MedTech on the Horizon
• Practicing Safe Tech: Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Protection
• …and more


“Talks”

The conversations we need to have:

• The Trump effect on US-Mexico tech alliances and innovation
• Media: The new era of responsibility
• Policy and Taxation for Mexico Innovation
• The Economic Impact of Tech Innovation for Mexico
• Cross-Border Venture Investing
• Impact Investing
• The Innovation Corporation
• …and more

SPEAKERS

We have five 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.
We are currently searching for amazing speakers for the MITA TechTalks 2017. Know someone you’d like to hear?
Suggest a speaker.

Michael Camuñez

ManattJones Global Strategies

Jonathan Nelson

Hackers/Founders

Errette Dunn

Rever, CEO

Andy Mattson

Partner, Moss Adams, LLC

Stan Byers

White House National Security Council

Mark Hollis

Sun Mountain Capital/Mexico Ventures

Bismarck Lepe

CEO, Wizeline

Haydé Martínez

Rever, Machine Learning Lead

Santiago Zavala

Managing Partner, 500 Startups

Jackie Hyland

Silicon Valley Bank, Global Gateway Director

Andy Tsao

Silicon Valley Bank

John Occhipinti

Partner, Relay Ventures

Adriana Tortajada

Director, Fondo de Fondos Mexico

José Carlos Rodríguez

Senior Director, ManattJones Global Strategies

David Ford

Senior Managing Partner, Gartner

Sergio Legorreta

Baker & McKenzie

Andreas Kraemer

MITA Ventures

Mike Barrett

Unosquare

Gemi Gonzalez

Consul General of Mexico, San Francisco

Julie Ruvolo

LAVCA, Director of Venture Capital Strategy

Marcus Dantus

Startup Mexico

Lynne Bairstow

MITA Ventures

Carlos Michel

The Pale Blue Dot Foundation, President/Founder

Eunice Shin

Managing Director, Manatt Digital

Dan Green

Gunderson Dettmer

Rodolfo Corcuera

Aliada, CEO

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

Sponsors

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

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TechTalks 2017 Main Sponsor

 

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TechTalks 2017 Sponsors and Partners

Manatt

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DINE

Punta Mita

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Gunderson

SitiSystems

AVIANA

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Alliance Partners

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SUM

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Media Partner

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Social Impact Partner

The Pale Blue Dot

The MITA Founder’s Circle

 

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

Lynne Bairstow

lynne@mitaventures.com

US Cell: (917) 573-8412

MX: +52 (329) 291-5366

Sarah Gearen

Sarah@mitainstitute.com

US Cell: (415) 717-4328

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 from successful companies from the US and Latin American looking to expand into the high-growth market potential in Mexico. Based in San Francisco, CA, Mexico City 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.

MitaVentures.com
Tel: +52.329.291.5366
US:  1.415.426.7804

T – @MitaTechTalks
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