Eighteen startups in design, fashion, gastronomy, music and multimedia have been selected to participate in a one-of-a-kind conference that will highlight innovation and entrepreneurship that improves lives. The event will bring together some of the world's most creative minds to discuss, inspire, and share innovative solutions to tackle development challenges, specifically through the creative and cultural industries.
This year's selection includes 13 startups from Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as 5 from South Florida. A founder from each of the companies will travel to Miami to participate in Demand Solutions' pitch competition, where they will present their projects to the audience and a judging panel to compete for prizes.
The founders will also take part in two days of activities with innovators, mentors, entrepreneurs and investors, organized by MentorDay. A panelof specialists selected participants from a pool of more than applicants from 27 countries who responded to an open call.
Though it is the fifth time IDB has organized a startups competition, for the first time, most CEOs participating will be women, reflecting a rising number of female entrepreneurs and the IDB's effort to encourage applications from women founders. The selected startups from Latin America and the Caribbean and their representatives are:. Considered by Fortune magazine as the number two U.
A startup from Haiti will be invited to present its work and participate in the mentorship sessions:. Anyone interested in creative entrepreneurship and innovation is welcome to attend Demand Solutions Miami at no cost.
To register and for more information, please visit Demand Solutions. Doors open at 8 a. Pitch competition will begin at 5 p. The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives.
Established in , the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region. Miami Dade College is the largest, campus-based institution of higher education in the United States, with an enrollment of more than , students. It is also the nation's top producer of Associate in Arts and Science degrees and awards more degrees to minorities than any other college or university in the country.
The college's eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than distinct degree pathways including several baccalaureate degrees in education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film, engineering, and others. Its academic and workforce training programs are national models of excellence.
MDC is also renowned for its rich cultural programming. MDC has admitted more than 2,, students and counting, since it opened its doors in IDB - Inter-American Development Bank published this content on 21 August and is solely responsible for the information contained herein. Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 21 August E-mail Password Remember Forgot password? You can enter multiple email addresses separated by commas Message: The selected startups from Latin America and the Caribbean and their representatives are: The selected startups from South Florida and their representatives are: A startup from Haiti will be invited to present its work and participate in the mentorship sessions: About Miami Dade College Miami Dade College is the largest, campus-based institution of higher education in the United States, with an enrollment of more than , students.
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