Haiti – Business : Haiti Startup Talent, registrations open
The CASELI Foundation Center for Support and Services for Local and International Businesses announces the official launch of “Haiti Startup Talent – Incubation Program for Young Entrepreneurs”.
Financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), this project is a government-run program for which the Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES) is the executing agency. For 3 years, through “Haiti Startup Talent”, the CASELI Foundation will support young people who have business ideas or of startups, innovative and with high growth potential.
For the first Promotion of the program, at least 15 startups representing around fifty people may be selected by competition. Participation in the competition and the program are completely free,
Online registration form : https://haitistartuptalent.com/en/application01/
A first selection will be made on file by a jury of experts. Secondly, individual interviews will make it possible to identify the best and most innovative business ideas, which will also have been able to integrate at least one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Haiti Startup Talent will require a full time commitment from the selected participants. These will benefit from a full-time 6-month incubation program, which will give them access to the best entrepreneurship training, a network of mentors and a fully equipped shared workspace. Participants who have successfully completed the incubation program will then have the opportunity to present their startup to a network of partners and potential investors to obtain a loan or investment.
The CASELI Foundation has started receiving online registrations since Friday, June 11, 2021. The deadline to participate in the first selection is July 16 at midnight.
All detailed information on the selection process and application procedures are available at : https://haitistartuptalent.com