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Thursday, September 28 • 11:20am - 11:35am
Enterprise Replication: Accelerating Change in Mexico through Replication of Evidence-based, Private Sector Path to Scale Solutions

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An entrepreneur develops a social enterprise that profitably delivers high-quality, low-cost pre-Kindergarten to rural households in India. A technology company develops a monetizable mobile communications platform that delivers high-quality, localized agronomic advice and price information to small holder farmers in Ghana. These businesses might deliver meaningful impacts to their customers in India and Ghana, but why should they be limited to just those countries?


While the private sector cannot solve all problems, we often think of the solution to many social challenges is the development of a new technology or business model. Connovo believes that there plenty of good business ideas out there already and the real challenge is how to replicate and adapt the market-validated ideas to the Mexican context. Connovo is the first "impact venture-builder" based in Mexico that “scales what works.”  Join Connovo’s co-founder to learn more about its unique replication methodology that finds successful innovations backed by evidence and assesses, packages, and transforms them into a highly impactful, scalable and profitable ventures specifically designed for the Mexican.

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Germán Zubia

Co-founder, Connovo
Germán has over 5 years of experience in the private sector and 10 years in the socio economic development field in Mexico, Canada, South America, UK and India working with organizations such as Ashoka, IBM, GDP Global, ProMéxico, Ternium and Vitro. Germán is trained as an Industrial... Read More →

Thursday September 28, 2017 11:20am - 11:35am EDT
Horizon Ballroom Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center