Young entrepreneurs from previous editions of the competition of Talent & Innovation Competition of the Americas (TIC Americas) are constantly participating in networking platforms to showcase their business growth obtained through best practices and innovation. After participating in the competition, the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) has contributed with many of this entrepreneurship projects ventures by establishing a contact for young entrepreneurs with programs, potential partners, global contact networks and many other opportunities.
In this occasion, two young entrepreneurs from Panama participated in the Latin American Network Encounter of Angels Investors, celebrated in the City of Knowledge, Panama. An event organized by the Panamanian Business Accelerator, "Don Alberto Motta" from the City of Knowledge and Ventures Club, within the frame of BOLSEN 2012 "From Start-up to the Stock Market."
Emmanuel Besserve from MercaTrade.com, Finalist of TIC Americas 2011 finalist and Denys Velásquez from TRIDISEÑO, participant of TIC Americas 2010 participating team, were invited by the organizers of the encounter through YABT. Both participants and had the opportunity to be part of a series of panels arranged by international experts and attend networking spaces opportunities that allowed personal interaction with entrepreneurs, investors and entity officials of representatives from different international institutions that offers support to entrepreneurs in the region.
"My experience in the encounter was of great advantage. Learning more from Angel Investment projects on Latin America, second rounds of roundtables on successful investment practices, recommendations for creating a good deal flow and knowing about having access to the opportunities offered by Venture Club Panama. It was an enriching experience." Said Denys Velásquez after the event.
Meanwhile, Emmanuel Besserve, pointed out that; "Investment networks are important motors for a company's growth. Therefore, we exhort the entrepreneurs to continue with their spirit and fight for the accomplishment of their respective projects"