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Inter-American Dialogue of High-Level MSME Authorities


Launching of the OAS MSME
Digitization Plan in Guatemala




Continuing with the OAS MSME Digitization Plan launched as a result of the VI Inter-American Dialogue of High-Level MSME Authorities, held in El Salvador in April, 2019, the Ministry of Economy of Guatemala and KOLAU signed a Letter of Understanding on October 23, 2019. The objective of this agreement is the free digitization of more than 3,000 Guatemalan MSMEs per year.

https://twitter.com/OEA_oficial/status/1187738348489789443/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Eembeddedtimeline%7Ctwterm%5Eprofile%3Aoea_oficial&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.oas.org%2Fes%2Fdefault.asp

https://elperiodico.com.gt/inversion/2019/10/24/oea-kolau-y-mineco-proyectan-digitalizacion-de-15-mil-mipymes/



Inter-American Dialogue of High-Level MSME Authorities


Launching of the OAS MSME
Digitization Plan in Costa Rica





On October 17, 2019, the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce of Costa Rica and KOLAU signed a Letter of Commitment to launch the OAS MSME Digitization Plan in Costa Rica. The objective of this commitment is to digitize more than 3,500 Costa Rican MSMEs annually.

http://www.monumental.co.cr/2019/10/17/anuncian-plataformas-tecnologicas-para-digitalizacion-de-pymes-en-el-pais/




Brazilian Agency to Support Micro and Small Enterprises (SEBRAE):
Trademark and patent trading platform available for Brazilian companies


Brazilian companies will have the opportunity to access technologies developed in other countries. The National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) and the Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO) announced Brazil's accession to an international platform for the purchase, sale and licensing of industrial property rights, IP Marketplace.

http://www.agenciasebrae.com.br/sites/asn/uf/NA/plataforma-de-comercio-de-marcas-e-patentes-esta-disponivel-para-empresas-brasileiras,dd5f935fc8a5e610VgnVCM1000004c00210aRCRD


Events
 


Jamaica

Jamaica Business Development Corporation:
Global Entrepreneurship Week




JBDC is once again driving this global movement in an effort to highlight emerging and creative industries, facilitate business to business discussions and encourage business start-ups on a national level. Against, this backdrop we will mark GEW celebrations during the week of November 18-23, 2019 under the theme – Creating Opportunities: Developing Economies.

The theme seeks to highlight opportunities and celebrate successes of the Orange Economy, Green Economy and Blue Economy, all of which have immense potential to create entrepreneurial opportunities and contribute to Jamaica’s economic development.

https://www.jbdc.net/gew2019/about/




Uruguay
Uruguay Emprendedor: #12MVDValley –
The Biotech Business Revolution



MVDValley is an annual event organized by Fundación da Vinci. Since 2008 it offers a meeting point for entrepreneurs, professionals and enthusiasts linked to innovative businesses. During this event, there will be exhibitions of local and international references, networking, cultural interventions and business presentations.

https://www.apecchile2019.cl/apec/prensa/noticias/declaracion-ministerial-apoya-y-alienta-politicas-de-financiamiento-y





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