Shell LiveWIRE

Strengthening local economies



Shell LiveWIRE is a global initiative that seeks to strengthen local economies through the promotion of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial and entrepreneurial development. Shell has brought this initiative to Móxico, with which it seeks to strengthen Pequeetras and Medianas companies (SMEs) in growth with the aim of generating a positive impact on the environment and the communities of our paws.

Are the benefits to you?

  • Advisories to work in the identified opportunity areas of your company.
  • Group workshops to develop business and leadership skills.
  • Training and feedback for your pitch.
  • Participation in networking events to strengthen your network of contacts and create partnerships.
  • Access to the alumni network with various benefits.
  • Ability to get an (economic) contribution to your company’s capital.

The initiative is divided into 4 stages:

. Shell LiveWIRE Weeks
For two weeks, business training and mentoring will be provided to 25 selected enterprises. At the end of the two weeks, an event will be held in which the entrepreneurship projects will be selected that will move to the second stage.

2. Bootcamp
For a period of five months, you will be accompanied, very closely, to the selected Shell LiveWIRE Mexico Weeks, offering you mentories, tools and accompaniment to grow your business.

3. Pitch Event
The participants of the Bootcamp will have the opportunity to present their projects of entrepreneurship to different stakeholders of the ecosystem, competing for the possibility of obtaining a contribution (economic) for the capital of their company by Shell Livewire Mexico.

. Alumni network
The program’s graduate companies will have access to different benefits and will be part of the Shell LiveWIRE Mexico alumni community.

Who can participate?

  • Companies formally established within the Mexican Republic.
  • Annual size and sales:
  • Growing SMEs.
  •                 They have a maximum of 50 full-time employees
  •         Annual revenue between 1,000,000 MXN-4,000,000 MXN (Mexican Pesos).
  •       At least one (a) founder (a) has the availability to show up at all virtual and/or in-person sessions and activities in Mexico City.
  • Companies which, preferably, have a presence in Mexico City or in regions with Shell Mexico operations included, but not limited to: Aguascalientes, Colima, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Tlaxcala, Zacatecas, among others.
  • Convocation for impact projects in Mexico
  • They have a business model with environmental content:
  •       Energy-companies that provide solutions in access, distribution, energy optimization and cleaner energy solutions.
  •         Environment and circular economy: companies that help make a transition to a circular economy. For example: sustainable packaging and/or packaging, waste management or reduction, ecotourism, food technology, technology in agricultural solutions or reforestation, among others.
  • Generates a positive social impact directly or indirectly in vulnerable groups.
  • They have a sustainable and scalable growth strategy. This criterion will be discussed in an interview.
  • They have market evidence and strength of their business model.

What is the selection process?

  • Sending the initial form to which you can access the “Sign up here” button.
  • Interview one by one to understand the profile and needs of the startup.
  • Selection of 25 projects for the 1st stage.
  • Evaluation of participation, activities and presentation sessions of the 1st stage.
  • Selection of 8 to 12 projects of entrepreneurship for the 2nd stage: Bootcamp.
  • Pitch Event at the end of the 2nd stage.

    In case of any doubt or comment, please send a mail to and the Shell LiveWIRE Mexico team will gladly contact you to resolve your doubts


    April 8, 2022
    OrganizerShell México
    Website Visit website
    Targets Mexico
    Sectors Sector agnostic