A Notice An awards show, competition or grant is a great opportunity to get an idea off the ground or to give a boost to a startup whose activities have already begun. Currently registrations in different countries are open for those who wish to receive support from accelerators, incubators and support projects.
If you want to participate in a project or compete for a prize, be aware of the calls for which there are still open registrations startups. Find out about the opportunities for Latin American companies.
5 open calls for startups
Companies from all over the world can register for the open talent, sponsored by BBVA. The competition evaluates innovative proposals with the potential to do so change the industry financially. For example, organizations involved in security, user experience and big data can participate.
20 finalists will be selected who will compete in three different regions. Two winning projects will then be selected in each region. Everyone will receive a prize of 30,000 euros and a immersion program Last two weeks during which they will have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts and BBVA executives in London and Mexico.
Call for tenders for natural resource management projects
Funded by the Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (Fontagro), an alliance of Latin American countries, the call called Innovations for the sustainable management of natural resources in family farming in Latin America and the Caribbean is intended for innovation platforms that promote sustainability the use of natural resources.
At least they are funded four suggestions by platforms to be managed by public or private institutions from fund member countries. The total value distributed by the project is US$1.6 million, while each selected proposal will receive up to US$400,000. Registrations must be made by June 5th.
Accept Peace Prize
The award is for organizations that make a contribution Peace in Colombia through business. Companies that create favorable conditions to overcome difficulties or create opportunities for the population affected by the current armed conflicts in the country can participate in the tender.
The purpose of the award is make feasible u strengthen initiatives in the business area that combines efforts to promote reconciliation and peace. Organizations of all sizes can register for free until June 12th. Each winner will receive technical support aimed at increasing the impact of entrepreneurship.
The Technological Startup Acceleration Program, launched by the Sancor Seguros Group’s Center for Technological, Business and Social Innovation (CITES) in Argentina, aims to Creation of companies in the regionso that complex knowledge and innovative products are created disruptive technology. Registration for startups in Argentina is open until June 26th.
The program lasts four months and includes courses in education, mentors merchants and technologists. Entrepreneurs can present their startups and innovative projects based on biotechnology, nanotechnology, engineering and information and communication technologies (ICT) technologies to compete for an investment of up to $500,000 and technological support and within CITES to be incubated.
Senai Sesi call for innovation
The call is available to Brazilian startups and aims to fund technological innovation projects. Businesses of all sizes who have technological projects or improving the quality of life of the worker to act jointly with the regional departments of the National Service of Industrial Education (Senai), the Social Service of Industry (Sesi) or Senai/Cetig.
With a total value of 40 million reais, projects of up to R$ 150,000 are financed. The call is now open and registration is open until December 7th and startups must select one of the available categories.
The best choice
Now that you know some available programs and awards, analyze and see which is the best option for your startup. The competition gives you opportunities to do this boost business and win Recognition.