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Winners Announcement TIC Americas, Eco-Challenge and TIC Guatemala 2013

The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), the Organization of American States (OAS), PepsiCo and CabCorp are pleased to announce the Winners of the TIC Americas, Eco-Challenge and TIC Guatemala 2013. Thirty-two (32) finalists competed at the TIC Americas 2013 Finals that took place on June 2 and 3 in Antigua, Guatemala, being evaluated by 8 Committees comprised of International Experts.

The Talent and Innovation Category evaluates business and social projects that demonstrate creativity and new ideas in the proposal or business strategy. Congratulations to the winners in this category:

Talent and Innovation 2013 Winners

Category Team Country
Social Entrepreneur Hivesource Trinidad and Tobago
Economic Entrepreneur pptVivo! Argentina

The Eco-Challenge Category evaluates social or business projects that offer innovative solutions to environmental problems. Eco-Challenge Awards are a joint initiative of YABT and PepsiCo. Congratulations to Eco-Challenge Winners:

Eco-Challenge 2013 Winners

Category Team Country
Social Entrepreneur Courrieros Brazil
Economic Entrepreneur Ekomuro H2O+ Colombia
Eco-Challenge Caribbean Mr. Tallyman's Sun Dried Bananas Trinidad and Tobago

TIC Guatemala is the National Award Category, sponsored by CabCorp that evaluates local projects, showcasing the creative ideas and solutions of young entrepreneurs in Guatemala. Congratulations TIC Guatemala Winner:

TIC Guatemala

Category Team
EcoArte Guatemala City s

We congratulate all of the TIC Americas 2013 participants for their hard work and dedication to entrepreneurship and the development of innovative business projects. We also thank all the judges involved in the evaluations process and institutions in the Americas and the Caribbean that contributed to the preparation and promotion of the projects that participated in this edition of the competition. TIC Americas 2013 was made possible thanks to our local and international partners and sponsors and we look forward to working with these organizations and individuals in the future.

For more information on TIC Americas, Eco-Challenge and TIC Guatemala: www.ticamericas.net

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