TIJUANA.- With the goal of promoting capital investment and growth in the tech sector, Tijuana Mayor Jorge Astiazaran initiated the first annual Tijuana Tech Tour. The weekend long event brought together many notable personalities in the field, who place in conferences and discussed the economic advantages of this region.
During the event’s inauguration, which took place at HUB STN (pronounced Hub Station) in Tijuana, Mayor Astiazaran indicated that one of his administration’s priorities is promote the local economy with strategies that include not only established investors, but also young entrepreneurs.
The Tijuana Tech Tour 2014 took place from July 31 to August 2, and included discussions on app development, content, infrastructure, and work spaces dedicated to the creation of technologies developed with users in mind and sold in a competitive market. The tour also included visits to local incubators and regions with a potential for growth, such as the Valle de Guadalupe wine country.