Title: The unfulfilled need of venture capital in Mexico

Authors: Roberto Charvel, Luis Fernando Gonzalez, Dario Olivas

Addresses: Prudential Real Estate Investors, Andres Bello 10 Suite 401, Mexico City, D.F. 11560, Mexico. ' Solorzano Carvajal Gonzalez y Perez-Correa (Solcargo), Insurgentes Sur 1605 Piso 12 Suite 3, Colonia San Jose, Insurgentes, Mexico City, D.F., 03900, Mexico. ' Solorzano Carvajal Gonzalez y Perez-Correa (Solcargo), Insurgentes Sur 1605 Piso 12 Suite 3, Colonia San Jose, Insurgentes, Mexico City, D.F., 03900, Mexico

Abstract: The importance of supporting and encouraging a venture capital industry is integral for Mexico|s economic development and financial stability. The focus of this paper is to discuss the current venture capital situation in Mexico. The approach is to provide an overall understanding of the key mechanisms that develop or impede the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises in Mexico. Thus, this paper analyses Mexico|s economic status, financial sector, current regulatory framework, changes in the industry, and how each correlate with the current and future Mexican venture capital industry.

Keywords: Mexico; venture capital; alternative assets; small and medium-sized enterprises; SMEs; framework; value-added industry; entrepreneurship; innovation management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEIM.2006.010367

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 2006 Vol.6 No.4/5, pp.303 - 325

Published online: 17 Jul 2006 *

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