|Usound - newbrick||Patricia Sánchez||Argentina|
|Caribbean Transit Solutions||Khalil Bryan||Barbados|
|Colab.re – Plataforma de ligação
entre cidadãos e governo
|Noocity Growbed||Rafael Loschiavo||Brazil|
|1DOC3 S.A.S.||Alejandro Pinzón||Colombia|
|All Green Up||Javiera Luongo||Chile|
|Kangou Urban Delivery S.A.P.I. de
|Miguel Angel Islas||Mexico|
|Topa||Gustavo Adolfo Riart Arce||Paraguay|
|Akdemia||Juan Andrés Lagrange||Venezuela|
In addition to the 15 startups, Guillermo Castelli,cofounder of QuadMinds will participate inVenture Night. He was selected through the Red Innova competition sponsored by the IDB in Argentina.
The co-founders of the startups will have the opportunity to work with Fly Garage, a Mondeléz International innovation incubator, as well as with +Castro and Contagious, in activities designed to boost their entrepreneurial creativity and keep enhancing their work and impact. Fly Garage gatherspeople in a physical and intellectual space to work together for two days. A multidisciplinary team of collaborators, experts, entrepreneurs, innovators and students, all join in the “Garage” to address a challenge and build a solution in an intense process of learning and creating.
IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno will inaugurate the event and introduce the selected startups.
Demand Solutions is being held for the third straight year at the headquarters of the IDB together with the Blum Center for Developing Economies of the University of California, Berkeley. Other partners are Agora Accelerator, IE Business School, Red Emprendia of Banco Santander, and Telefonica. The call for startups was managed via NEXSO, a platform developed by the Bank's Multilateral Investment Fund that manages competitions, call for proposals, and offers a space where organizations can share their projects.
This year Demand Solutions will be held on September 29 starting at 9:00 am EDT. Those interested in attending the event in Washington, D.C. or watching it via Livestream (in English, Spanish or Portuguese) can register at http://goo.gl/1Z6jwt.
The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source oflong-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.