PAST EVENTS

AUGUST 2016

This year we celebrated the first edition of Ecosystem 20/22, created to insert local business owners, professionals and Puerto Rican companies in the ecosystem created under the new laws and incentives. Over 720 people from Puerto Rico and abroad attended the conference. It featured a Job Creation Center with more than 700 available employments from Act 20 companies and hosted the first ever Parallel 18 "Demo Day" where the best start–ups from the Generation 1 program presented their business models to local and foreign investors creating new partnerships and opportunities.

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Alberto Bacó-Bagué

Alberto Bacó-Bagué
Secretary of Economic
Development and
Commerce

Nicholas Prouty

Nicholas Prouty
Managing Partner of
Putnam Bridge Funding

Michael Tennenbaum

Michael E.
Tennenbaum

Senior Managing Partner Emeritus, Tennenbaum Capital Partners

Amaya Iraolagoitia

AMAYA IRAOLAGOITIA
Corporate Department Member,
O'Neill & Borges, LLC

Rosa Hernández

ROSA HERNÁNDEZ
Mc21

FEBRUARY 2016

The Puerto Rico Investment Summit is the premier international conference focused on the benefits and tax incentives available to businesses and individuals in Puerto Rico. In 2016, PRIS gathered over 600 investors and entrepreneurs for two days of learning and opportunities. Keynotes and panels discussed tax incentives and competitive advantages of investing in Puerto Rico, economic development and insights on our upcoming future. These two days were packed with valuable information and extraordinary networking opportunities.

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Alejandro García Padilla

HON. ALEJANDRO
GARCÍA PADILLA

Governor of Puerto Rico

John Paulson

John Paulson
CEO of Paulson & Co.

Michael Tennenbaum

Michael E.
Tennenbaum

Senior Managing Partner Emeritus, Tennenbaum Capital Partners

Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani
President, Giuliani Partners
and former Mayor
of New York City

Kamal Ravikant

Kamal Ravikant
Managing Partner, Evolve VC
and Serial Tech Entrepreneur

FEBRUARY 2015

This year was the first Puerto Rico Investment Summit, Latam Edition. It was with great success that renowed Hispanic speakers joined the summit to discuss important information about the opportunities Puerto Rico offers as a gateway to the United States. Held at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, breakout sessions were added to address specific topics like: tourism, services, manufacturing and infrastructure.

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Alejandro García Padilla

HON. ALEJANDRO
GARCÍA PADILLA

Governor of Puerto Rico

Sebastián Piñera

Sebastián Piñera
President of Chile
2010-2014

Alberto Bacó-Bagué

Alberto Bacó-Bagué
Secretary of Economic
Development and
Commerce

Núria Vilanova Giralt

Núria
Vilanova Giralt

President, ATREVIA

Angel Taveras

ANGEL TAVERAS
Mayor of Providence,
Rhode Island 2011 - 2015,
Greenberg Traurig, Shareholder

FEBRUARY 2015

For the second year in a row, the 2015 Puerto Rico Investment Summit gathered over 300 investors and entrepreneurs to learn of the investment opportunities, tax incentives, and competitive advantages of investing now in Puerto Rico. Held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center and Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, this year's event featured world-renowned keynote speakers supporting the Island's economic efforts.

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Alberto Bacó-Bagué

Alberto Bacó-Bagué
Secretary of Economic
Development and
Commerce

Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani
President, Giuliani Partners
and former Mayor
of New York City

Steve Leonard

Steve Leonard
Executive Deputy Chairman
Infocomm Development
Authority of Singapore (IDA)

Mohnish Pabrai

Mohnish Pabrai
Principal,
Pabrai Investment Funds

DECEMBER 2015

This Forum presented a broad view of business opportunities and growth that exist within today's economy to Puerto Rico's entrepreneurs and professionals, taking advantage of the incentives under the Act 20 to promote service exportation. Small and large local companies of several business segments shared their experiences, creating partnerships and receiving benefits from the tax incentives which represent competitive advantages.

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Alberto Bacó-Bagué

Alberto Bacó-Bagué
Secretary of Economic
Development and
Commerce

Elmer Lutter

ELMER LUTTER
CEO, Lufthansa Technik

APRIL 2014

The first Puerto Rico Investment Summit, held in April 2014, had an overwhelming response and interest from investors and companies from diverse fields. The two-day event brought together a group of over 150 participants who enjoyed a series of presentations and panels focused on the opportunities under Acts 20 and 22. Summit attendees learned about the unique tax incentives available for individual investors and for businesses to promote export services. Also in attendance were early adopters of Acts 20 and 22, who shared their experiences on how they became part of the island's community.

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Alberto Bacó-Bagué

Alberto Bacó-Bagué
Secretary of Economic
Development and
Commerce

John Paulson

John Paulson
CEO of Paulson & Co.

Richard Carrión

Richard Carrión
Chairman and CEO
of Popular, Inc.

Nicholas Prouty

Nicholas Prouty
Managing Partner of
Putnam Bridge Funding