PITCH@PALACE LATAM Powered by Gifted Citizen
This year we will present Pitch@Palace LATAM Powered by Gifted Citizen as part of La Ciudad de las Ideas 2016. All projects developed in Latin America can apply. Judges will select twelve finalists to pitch at Pitch@Palace LATAM during CDI 2016, from which up to four winners will be invited to pitch at Pitch@Palace Global in London at Saint James's Palace in December 2016.
The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace to support entrepreneurs with the amplification and acceleration of their business ideas by connecting them with potential influencers including CEOs, business angels, mentors, and key business partners. Pitch@Palace LATAM aims to provide a platform to showcase Latin American Entrepreneurs.
What is Gifted Citizen?
Gifted Citizen seeks to benefit humanity by promoting innovation, through incentivizing social entrepreneurship projects from around the world. The winner of the Gifted Citizen Prize receives international recognition, as well as a grant of US $100,000. This award is an initiative of La Ciudad de las Ideas in association with Singularity University and is primarily funded by Comex.
Pitch@Palace LATAM Powered by Gifted Citizen will have its own questionnaire and evaluation process; therefore you will have the opportunity of participating in both calls for submissions: the Gifted Citizen Prize and Pitch@Palace LATAM, if you would like to do so.
You can apply for the Gifted Citizen Prize here.
For more information, please visit: www.giftedcitizen.com
What is Ciudad de las Ideas ?
La Ciudad de las Ideas is a festival of brilliant minds, a celebration of humanity’s creativity and curiosity. With the participation of over 60 speakers –scientists, humanists and opinion leaders. The festival takes place from the 17th to the 19th of November in Puebla, Mexico. At this unique event, we also offer an artistic and cultural program that includes short films, artistic interventions, and more.
For more information, visit: www.ciudaddelasideas.com
Technology: the Theme for Pitch@Palace LATAM powered by Gifted Citizen
Applications are encouraged from a broad range of entrepreneurship projects including the following areas:
-Biomedical and Healthcare
-Energy and Environment
-Media, Communications and Entertainment
-Software services and enterprise solutions
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