Do you have a Startup that has developed a solution, product or service that is improving lives in Latin American and Caribbean cities? The IDB is looking for startups fostering innovations in cities that have developed a solution or product, in areas such as: Alternative Energy, Transportation and Logistics, Housing, Urban Farming and Gastronomy, Education, Big Data, Creative Industries, Art and Design, and Citizen Security, among others.
Startups will be evaluated by a panel of experts, which will select the startups with the most promising solutions to attend Demand Solutions in Washington, D.C. with all expenses paid. This will be an amazing opportunity to showcase to investors, executives, journalists, industry experts, university students and prospective customers. Also, the selected startups will participate in a two-day workshop and matchmaking sessions with investors. Additional awards will be granted by Demand Solutions’ partners.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and The Blum Centers at UC Berkeley and UCLA are excited to host Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives in Cities on September 29, 2015 at the IDB headquarters in Washington, D.C. Demand Solutions gathers some of the most creative minds in the world to share innovative solutions to urban challenges. Demand Solutions consists of a series of inspiring talks and presentations focusing on innovative solutions for sustainable cities. Leaders from top universities and foundations, university students, entrepreneurs, city enthusiasts, high-level government officials, private sector decision-makers, and impact investors with interest in contributing to innovative approaches to development in Latin America and the Caribbean attend the event.