Scholarship Awardees: Kookmin Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, South Korea

Washington DC, June 27, 2017 - The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) is pleased to announce the awardees of total and partial scholarships to participate in the Kookmin Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2017 (K-GEB) in Seoul, South Korea.       

This program is an opportunity to support young entrepreneurs seeking to develop and grow their business skills and global networking. This is possible thanks to the cooperation between YABT, the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DDHEE) of the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) and Kookmin University.

We congratulate theselected candidates from the Americas that will be participating in the Kookmin Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in July 2017:

Maria Fernanda Mendizabal – Guatemala     
Miriam Luna – Peru        
Miguel Uribe – Colombia 
Amaranta Bustamante – Bolivia
Eduardo Regalado – Mexico     
Idalia Cori – Peru  
Janaina Freire – Brazil
Zaid Musa Badwan - Mexico

The call for application was opened to young people up to 29 years of age, finalists of the XII edition of the Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas (TIC Americas), as part of the benefits of the YABT International Accelerator. This year, TIC Americas had 3,491 teams and 4,679 entrepreneurs participating from 40 countries.       

We are looking forward to sharing the outcomes of these young people’s achievements during their time in South Korea at the Kookmin Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (K-GEB).

Learn more about past editions of K-GEB: http://english.kookmin.ac.kr/site/news/newsplus/181    

Learn more about TIC Americas: www.ticamericas.net

Learn more about OAS Scholarships: www.oas.org/en/scholarships