With iNNpulsa’s practical workshops offered in eight cities throughout the country, Colombian entrepreneurs and institutional representatives may strengthen their skills and enhance their pitch and business structuring techniques.
If you are the manager or creator of an early-established business based on innovation and with high growth potential, you can be part of the contest that will bring 8 Colombian companies to the Emerge Americas event (www.emergeamericas.org), held since May 2 to May 6 in Miami (USA).
The first in a series of contests for early-established businesses is already open, for up to 5 billion pesos. This tool was designed to help growth ambitious companies with a market-validated product have access to resources of up to 300 million pesos.
A generation of young people who contribute to employment and wealth generation established the Entrepreneurship Center at Universidad del Norte, in Barranquilla, a school in the Colombian Caribbean Coast known for its classroom promoted entrepreneurship.
Founded in 2008 after a curriculum revision process that included entrepreneurship as a skill required in all majors, this Center specializes in research and business awareness, incubation and acceleration.
According to Colombian journalist Ángela Patricia Janiot, the Innovators of the Americas Award which acknowledges public figures or citizens who have been able to break new ground and address social issues aims at becoming the continent’s Nobel Prize for innovation and entrepreneurship. Janiot is co-director of this prestigious award, whose second edition will be held next August in Medellín, Colombia..