Jalisco startups will capture Silicon Valley investments

Ten technology-based companies, including six born in Jalisco, will begin incubation and pre-acceleration programs starting this week, with the objective of receiving training with mentors from the famous Silicon Valley technology ecosystem, and then, attracting resources from investors. from that region.
Ángel Bañuelos, president and co-founder of Balero, the accelerator of new companies that heads these programs, said his company will connect with Silicon Valley to 27 new companies, the vast majority of Jalisco.

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The call "100 startups" that seeks to promote technology-based projects opens

With the aim of supporting and accelerating 15 new technology-based startups, the accelerator Balero and its business and government partners opened the call for the second generation of "100 startups", a project that seeks to create a similar number of companies of technological base in Jalisco.
The call, open until June 13, seeks "technology-based startups that are solving global problems and have international ambition," said Ángel Bañuelos, CEO of Balero

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Balero seeks 100 Mexican startups to send to Silicon Valley for investment opportunities.

The Balero association, whose purpose is to link entrepreneurs to investors, seeks 100 Mexican startups to help them grow and obtain resources in Silicon Valley, considered the best ecosystem for the development of tech entrepreneurs.
The president and founder of Balero, Ángel Bañuelos, said that “it is a national call and it is the first time we are doing this in coordination with the government of Jalisco and the National Chamber of the Electronics Industry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Canieti ).”

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San Francisco wants to attract more initiatives from Latin America

Two out of 10 Latino businesses in the United States operate in the state of California, according to Stanford University. But there are still regions of the entity, such as San Francisco Bay, little explored by the Latin American community, says Jolynn Vallejo, director of LatinSF, an initiative focused on bringing Latin American companies to the region to maintain cultural diversity and reverse the exit of talent.
"Companies like Google, Airbnb and other technology have brought personnel from other countries that are not Latino and, in the end, Latinos have gone to other cities, such as Texas, Kentucky or New Jersey," Vallejo explains.

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Silicon Valley has an extension in Guadalajara

From Silicon Valley of San Jose California, the firm GSVLabs announced that it will install an incubator for startups in the Barracks of Ciudad Creativa Digital in Guadalajara. For this, it will disburse an investment of five million dollars. The incubator will be built in the old military installations in the Historic Center of the capital of Jalisco.
The business facilitator Balero, led by Ángel Bañuelos, will be responsible for managing the GSVLabs incubator as part of the collaboration agreement signed in mid-2016 with the Silicon Valley accelerator. The objective will be that each quarter incubate 10 to 15 startups.

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Guide entrepreneurs to obtain resources

The promoter of young entrepreneurs Balero, enabled a new free platform to all Mexico to boost the growth of startups and detect those with the potential to invest in them and take them to an acceleration process to Silicon Valley.
The idea is to digitally gather the key players of the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem that a startup needs to be successful, in this way the startuplinks.mx platform aims to provide Mexican entrepreneurs with access to foreign capital, particularly from established companies. in Silicon Valley.

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