Microsoft will invest one billion dollars in MexicoBy Valeria Bigurra Peñavera
Last week, the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, welcomed Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corporation in the presidential residence of Los Pinos in Mexico City.
At that meeting, Nadella announced that Microsoft Corporation plans to invest $ 1 billion dollars between this year and 2018 in Mexico, in order to support and promote education and digital inclusion.
According to a press release issued by the Presidency of the Republic, the destination of the investment was not detailed; however Nadella said the company is interested in promoting micro, small and medium enterprises through the use of technology information, education and digital inclusion.
During the meeting between the CEO of Microsoft and the President Enrique Peña Nieto, was highlighted the company's commitment to support existing clusters in the states of Queretaro, Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Guanajuato and Puebla.
At the end of the meeting members of the Mexican Institute of Youth - Microsoft fellows and young entrepreneurs who have succeeded in their projects - met with the Head of the Federal Executive and Satya Nadella.
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