Get involved as an Entrepreneur: 

1) Don’t miss out the chance to boost your business!

  • Are you between 18 and 34 years of age and a citizen of one of the OAS Member States?
  • Are you a young entrepreneur looking to implement an innovative idea?
  • Does your business model offer a solution to a social, economic or environmental issue?

If you have answered YES to the above questions then you are already on your way to become a TIC Americas participant.

TIC Americas offers a number of benefits to its participants including support with your business plan and prototype, online training opportunities to develop writing, presentation and marketing skills, and a chance to be part of one of the largest networks of young entrepreneurs in the Americas.

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Testimonial of TIC Americas Volunteer

“TIC Americas represented for me, a beginning, a framework that allows me to develop my youth leadership. During my volunteering experience, I met wonderful people who shared with me the ideal of joining forces to make a positive change in our societi (…) TIC America was not only a volunteer experience, but also a space of new opportunities that allowed to express myself and grow as a person. I thank YABT for organizing this unequalled activity”

Clara Berendsen
Volunteer for TIC Americas 2014

Get Involved as a Volunteer: 

Want to help to change the world?

Join a chapter in your country or help YABT directly with TIC Americas's activities. YABT is always looking for people of any age who are passionate about youth, entrepreneurship, and economic development in the region.

We always appreciate if you can transmit TIC Americas by word of mouth and motivate your peers to register their innovative idea in TIC Americas!

For more information on volunteering opportunities, please contact us with the email subject “Volunteer in TIC Americas” or tweet us at @yabts including in your message #volunteerTICAmericas.

*Currently, we only accept applications from mexicans or young people living in Mexico as the TIC Americas finals will take place next June 2017 in Mexico. 

Get involved as a Sponsor:

Show your support and sponsor TIC Americas!

More than an opportunity to benefit from high-level recognition and showcase your brand to potential customers, partners and public sector representatives, sponsoring TIC Americas is an investment in the future business leaders of the Americas. For more information, see a list a of successful stories of TIC Americas Alumni.

YABT works with international governments, as well as institutions, businesses and individuals across the world with a common goal to support young entrepreneurs and further the economic and social development in the Americas and around the world.

For more information on how to become a TIC Americas Sponsor, please contact YABT CEO Luis Viguria.


Play your Part and Become a Judge of TIC Americas!

Business leaders and international experts wishing to share their knowledge and expertise with a new generation of young business leader are encouraged to apply.

There are many ways in which you can support young entrepreneurs:

  • Be a TIC Americas Online Judge: evaluate 4-6 business proposals and give your feedback to the teams, therefore helping them improve their business models, marketing campaign, organization structure and financial planning.
  • Be a TIC Americas Onsite Judge: evaluate the TIC Americas Finalists during the on-site competition finals, providing them with valuable feedback and helping their business models develop further
  • Conduct a BOOT Camp Webinar: provide training through an online webinar in real time, reaching out to entrepreneurs across the Americas.

If you still want to be part of our evaluation team for TIC Americas 2017, please register: For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us via