Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires ITBA, with the support of the MIT Sloan Latin America Office, launches the 2020 Edition of the 100K LATAM with the purpose of promoting the development of ventures in Latin America and the Caribbean. The idea of the competition is to promote the development of startups with potential to have an impact in the region by creating innovative ventures of a technological nature and/or circumscribed in a knowledge-driven economy. This initiative intends to contribute to economic, social and/or environmental development in countries in the region.
The competition comprises three contests based on the stage of development of the idea: Pitch, Accelerate and Launch. Projects will be judged by a judging panel of industry experts, entrepreneurship referents, academics and entrepreneurs.
The competition will take place in Buenos Aires, teams from any country of Latin America and the Caribbean will be able to compete, and $100K will be granted in prizes.