January 25 th, 2018 | Austin, TX
Consulate press contact: Miguel Soto Bernal
msotob@sre.gob.mx | Dir: 512.478.2866 ext. 113


PRESS RELEASE
INTERNATIONAL PITCH COMPETITION
CASA MÉXICO SXSW 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico through the Consulate General of Mexico in Austin, in collaboration with Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superior de Monterrey, INCmty, and International Accelerator, calls for applications to entrepreneurs, startups, scaleups, and spinoffs, established in Mexico, to participate in the International Pitch Competition, which will take place in the city of Austin, Texas, on March 7 th and 8 th, 2019.
 
For the fourth consecutive year, the competition will take place as part of the activities of Casa México, during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival. The ten best Mexican projects will be selected to attend and participate in the international competition as representatives of Mexico.
 
The main goal of the International Pitch Competition is the immersion of the selected Mexican entrepreneurs in one of the best global entrepreneurship ecosystems through advisory, feedback sessions, guidance into the US market and how to search for strategic funding in Austin, Texas. The contest is aimed for entrepreneurs interested in launching their products or services in the global market, willing to participate in an acceleration process in Austin.
 
In the last edition of the International Pitch Competition, 67 innovative projects were presented from entrepreneurs from more than 10 different countries.
 
To learn more, visit the official website of Casa México SXSW: http://casamexicosxsw.com.mx/. New deadline date for registration is Friday, February 1 st, 2019.


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