Announcement of TIC Colombia 2019 Finalists

Washington, D.C., May 30, 2019 - TIC Americas 2019 has all its Finalists already in place, after the official announcement of the selected teams for TIC Colombia, a national category that was closed for proposals on May 15, with more than 470 teams registered.

The announcement was made during the event of the presentation of TIC Americas 2019: Youth and Entrepreneurship of the 49th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the OAS. The event was held at Casa de Nariño, at the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia (View related news: La Primera Dama de la Nación y Young Americas Business Trust anunciaron los finalistas de TIC Américas 2019). 

The TIC Colombia 2019 Finalists are:

  • Seeds Colombia (Agriculture and Nutrition) - Ibagué
  • Incube (Entrepreneurship and Peace) - Bogotá
  • Reusapp (Creative Industries) - Cali

TIC Colombia is the result of the synergy between YABT and key members in the entrepreneurship field in Colombia. The registered teams included young Colombian residents living abroad and different youth groups around the country.

YABT appreciates the support of the partners of TIC Colombia, the OAS and its Mission to Support the Peace Process in Colombia, better known as MAPP/OAS, the Office of the First Lady of Colombia, Sistema Nacional de Dirección Juvenil (Colombia Joven), and WeWork.

In addition, YABT also thanks PepsiCo Latin America Beverages as sponsors and co-organizers of Eco-Reto, and the World Bank as sponsor of Startup Challenge.

For more information, or to explore opportunities for Sponsorship for TIC Americas, please contact YABT through edgar.maestre@yabt.net.

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Photo: Presidency of the Republic of Colombia.