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Montes highlights Valencia Digital Summit as "one of the largest international technological events"


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Montes highlights Valencia Digital Summit as "one of the largest international technological events"


The Minister of Innovation, Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Nuria Montes, participated this Wednesday in the presentation of the Valencia Digital Summit, where she highlighted that this meeting constitutes "one of the largest international technology events."

The Generalitat, through the Department of Innovation, contributes 250,000 euros to finance the organization of this event, which will take place on October 26 and 27 in the City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia, as reported by the administration. it's a statement.

As Montes highlighted, "it contributes to strengthening the innovative ecosystem of our territory and promoting the growth of technological startups." "It is a unique opportunity to enhance synergies, foster alliances and exchange strategies that help create a mature ecosystem of innovative companies with roots in our Community and with an international reach that boosts the competitiveness of our economy," he stressed.

This edition of Valencia Digital Summit plans to generate a business volume of more than 10 million euros, in addition to bringing together more than 10,000 professionals from 80 countries, 400 international investors with an investment portfolio of more than 8,000 million euros, 250 international speakers and 1,500 startups, according to the president of Startup Valencia and organizer of the event, Juan Luís Hortelano.

In the presentation of the event, Minister Montes assured that Valencia Digital Summit has become "one of the main entrepreneurship and technology events in the world." "If there is a city that can be the capital of entrepreneurship and digitalization, it is Valencia," she added.

The councilor explained that, "for us, conferences of these characteristics have a double importance: having knowledge of the sources of innovation talent and developing a model based on capacity, development and talent, because we believe in a Valencian Community project. open".

Furthermore, he wanted to highlight that, "as the president, Carlos Mazón, points out, the Community is becoming a territory of opportunities, with measures such as the 99% bonus on the inheritance or donation tax." "This means that many entrepreneurs will be able to receive these donations from their parents without paying for it, which is a competitive advantage."

Montes has also made reference to the event's motto, 'The Good Future', which is an example of how innovation and digitalization "can serve to cover employment and training needs, another of the strategic lines for this legislature."

"We believe in the formation of human capital from the first hours to adapt them to the demands of technology and innovation," he added, because "we have to abandon the concept of memorization and focus on the creativity capabilities that have so much to do with the entrepreneurship", he concluded.