Vice President, Rock Solid Technologies
MIT REAP Team Puerto Rico’s regional focus is on the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as a whole. Grupo Guayacán and Foundation for Puerto Rico are the backbone organizations. The Team Champion was uniquely the entrepreneurial stakeholder. The team is also represented by government and risk capital stakeholders, including Parliament Capital Management, Banco Popular, and Rock Solid Technologies.
Develop a more dynamic entrepreneurial economy by changing the societal mindset to one that fosters entrepreneurship.
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.EXPAND ALL
-Intellectual property policy
-Technology transfer and collaboration policy
-Nature of established companies in region
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.EXPAND ALL
-Accessibility of entrepreneurial capital (government, private, equity, debt, grants)
-New business creation policy
-Business law and business policy
-Government, corporate and consumer demand for new products and services