Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is TIC Americas?

The Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas (TIC Americas) has been organized by the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) since 2007. This program has established itself as a global platform of business support and accelerator for young entrepreneurs aged 18 to 34, citizens of the Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS).

TIC Americas provides training, mentoring, seed capital and investment, as well as access to a network of international contacts. This program is designed to support entrepreneurs on their growth path, regardless of the business model or solution.

How do I register for the events?

Get to know the Agenda and click on the "Register" button of the event you want to join. Follow the instructions that the Zoom platform shows you on the screen and complete the registration. All events open to the public are completely free and live!

Can I participate in the events?

Yes! You can request your participation for the Virtual Panels through the Zoom platform, or through the public chat available during the Live broadcasts at Facebook Live.

What do I do if I can't connect live?

All the sessions open to the public will be recorded and uploaded to the YABT's YouTube Channel, in case you are unable to attend the sessions live.

How do I contact a Finalist team?

Click on the Finalists link on the top bar of the Menu and access the profile of each Team. You will be able to find their contact information, as well as additional details about their innovative solution.

If I vote for a team, can I help them win?

You can support your favorite team to win the Award of the Favorite of the Audience!! Enter here and vote for the team you want ;)

Can I enter into an Evaluation Session?

No. This is a private process where a select group of international judges evaluate each team, based on strict criteria in the project's Business Plan, their investment and financial feasibility, elevator speech, among others.

I want to participate in TIC Americas, so how can I do it?

Stay tuned through YABT's social networks and on the TIC Americas page, to get to know more about the next edition of the competition and of Eco-Challenge.

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