YABT and Banreservas promote entrepreneurship between Dominican Republic Youth

Washington DC, November 11th, 2016 – The Young Americas Business Trust in alliance with BanReservas, are pleased to announce for the second consecutive year, the cooperation alliance under the launch of the Talent and Innovation Competition TIC Dominican Republic. The objective of the competition is to promote and award the Dominican young entrepreneur talent at international stages.

The official launch of the competition will take place the next Tuesday, November 15that 19:30 hr. in the Dominican Ministry of Foreign Relations building, located at Ingeniero Huascar Tejada street of Santo Domingo. Banreservas will coordinate this event during the Entrepreneurship Global Week framework.

To participate on this competition, the young people between 18 & 34 years old with a business idea or startup are welcome to join in the next categories: Startup Challenge and Eco-Challenge. Those interested in participating, can present their proposals until January 15th .The Rules and Term & Conditions of TIC Americas will be available on http://ticamericas.net/en/rules.php?id=1

A multidisciplinary committee will evaluate the participant projects between March and April. The best projects will be announced on April 15th, 2017. Every team, which completes the requirements, will receive feedback from our judges. The finalists will participate on the onsite final at the end of June in Mexico during the frame of the 47th Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly.

All participants of the TIC Dominican Republic will join the YABT network, which give them access to international opportunities of training, grants, fund access, markets and visibility.

Timeline activities:

November 15th: Dominican Republic TIC launching.

November 15th– January 15th: Entrepreneurship Training

January 15th: Closed Call

April 15th: Finalists Announce

June: TIC and Americas Finals in Mexico.

More information, with YABT through ticamericas@yabt.net

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