Electric motorcycles, dentures, sterilization of areas and a smart bracelet are the projects of these four entrepreneurs.
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- In the current call MetaChallenge It received 124 projects from 10 out of 11 municipalities, in which 55% male and 45% female entrepreneurs participated.
- E-Balam, Dents’Ani, Altercare and Ozvi are the four projects selected in this issue.
Unreasonable Mexico in alliance with the Aguascalientes Economic Development Secretariat has selected the four entrepreneurs from MetaChallenge, the initiative in which Unreasonable México celebrates and promotes the hydro-warm company together with the state government.
In the current call, the initiative received 124 projects from 10 out of 11 municipalities, in which 55% male entrepreneurs and 45% women took part. E-Balam, Dents’Ani, Altercare and Ozvi are the four projects selected in this issue.
E-balam, a successful project in the Idea category, focuses on developing a solution for sustainable individual mobility through the creation of electric motorcycles with a new high-performance technology.
Dents’AniThe early stage category winner is a project that focuses on the manufacture and development of biodegradable dentures, using the avocado pit as a fundamental element.
“The edition of this metal challenge was unsurpassed. Our jury was unable to determine a second final winner for the early stage category, so there was a tie and Sedec decided to add 100,000 pesos and give 50,000 pesos to every second place to promote their project as well. Actions like this show us how important entrepreneurship is for the state, ”commented Raúl de Anda, co-founder of Unreasonable México.
For his part, Ozvi, the smart device that can generate ozone and UV light, sterilize areas and eliminate viruses and bacteria for 99.9% including COVID-19, was selected. Similar, Change care, the smart bracelet for older adults that can detect falls and that notifies three contacts via SMS and phone call with the location that the user defines entrepreneurs who have already been trained in pitching and fundraising presented their ideas and projects in front of a group of experts in style Shark tank last November 28th. The body consisted of Manuel Alejandro González, Secretary for Economic Development; Marcus Dantus, founder and CEO of Startup México, investor in Shark tank Mexico;; Raúl de Anda, co-founder of Unreasonable México; Ruth Guzmán, General Director of the Aguascalentense Youth Institute and Conchita Miranda, General Director of Miraplastek.
Now the four selected entrepreneurs are entitled to a cash prize of 200,000 pesos and the incubation in the Unreasonable Laboratories of Unreasonable Mexico worth 200,000 pesos.
The four entrepreneurs responded to the call in one of two categories: Idea category: where they have a great idea but it hasn’t come true yet. Early stage category: in which they create their product or service but have no sales yet or in which they have already had sales and know their market.
“We are delighted to be working with Unreasonable Mexico to help people with projects or ideas that have the potential to solve the state’s most pressing problems and make a positive change in history,” added Manuel Alejandro González, Minister for Economic Development Aguascalientes, added.
“This challenge marks a turning point in the growth of entrepreneurship in Aguascalientes. The innovation and technology with which these entrepreneurs are solving the state’s most pressing social and environmental problems deserves support. We have made great discoveries that fill us with satisfaction, ”concluded Raúl de Anda, co-founder of Unreasonable México.