We are an ecosystem of open innovation contests, which seeks to improve Higher Education through disruption, all the while forming leaders and advancing knowledge worldwide.

TECPRIZE is an initiative of TecLabs – Learning Reimagined, the disruptive unit for Educational innovation at Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Tecnológico de Monterrey is a university founded in 1943, whose vision is to educate leaders with an entrepreneurial spirit, human sensibility and who are internationally competitive. It has 31 campuses in Mexico, 25 offices worldwide and 16 international liaison offices around the world. It offers 54 professional majors, 57 master’s degree programs and specialties, 10 doctorate programs, and 3 baccalaureate programs, with which it serves more than 85,700 students.

León Velázquez

Co-founder of pioneering innovation initiatives in the private sector in Mexico. Digital Entrepreneur and Director of open innovation initiatives to build the future of higher education.

TecPrize Director
José Escamilla

Expert of innovation and design, management, implementation, evaluation and research of e-learning (online) and m-learning (mobile learning) programs for continuing education and higher education.

Teclabs Director
María Fernanda Florescano

Maria earned her undergraduate degree in Law and Finance from Tecnologico de Monterrey, and studied as a Non-Degree Student at Yale University (YVISP) and Stanford Business School (SIGM). Before joining TecPrize, she was the CEO's right-hand woman in two education startups: Enova and Bedu.

Operational Coordinator