TIC Americas 2019 closes its registrations with impressive results

Washington, DC, March 1, 2019 -  The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), communicates the fourteenth edition of the Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas (TIC Americas), call clossing breaking a record by receiving a total of 5,106 registrations among all its categories in this edition: Startup Challenge, Eco-Challenge 10.0 and the Caribbean Innovation Competition (CIC).

The YABT extends special greetings to each of the young entrepreneurs who trusted into the program and registered their ideas. Without you this great result would´t have been possible, we highlight your enthusiasm and commitment to improving the quality of life of people in their communities through your innovative solutions.

Launched in 2007, TIC Americas has established itself as a benchmark program that supports and accelerates the initiatives of young entrepreneurs, connecting them with investment opportunities and access to markets, providing them with tools, business resources and business networks, and that support them to position their entrepreneurial ideas and expand them rapidly.

The TIC Americas 2019 begins a new stage for the evaluation component to be facilitated by a select international jury, which will be responsible for selecting the Finalist teams that will receive the scholarships to compete in the Finals to be held next June in Medellín, Colombia, during the 49 General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS).

The YABT appreciates the firm and decisive support of the strategic partners of the program: the OAS, PepsiCo Latin America Beverages and WeWork. In addition, to each of the national and regional organizations that offered their collaboration throughout the continent.

Finalist teams will be announced in the YABT social networks and websites, on May 1st of this year. From that moment, they will enter a preparatory process on their way to the Finals, receiving training and mentoring sessions by international experts through YABT BootCamp and local partners of the program, in order to improve the strategy and the business model.

For more information, contact the YABT via ticamericas@yabt.net.

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