FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: U.S. Embassy in Haiti Call for Entrepreneurs from across Haiti (4th Annual Startup Lab Competition Sponsored by U.S. Embassy in Haiti)
[Port Au Prince, Haiti- September 17, 2020] The United States Embassy in Haiti announced its sponsorship of the 2020 Haiti Tech Summit, October 9, 2020. Entrepreneurs interested in learning how to incorporate technology into their business model and marketing strategies are encouraged to apply now through September 30, 2020 here.
As part of the Embassy’s on-going efforts to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth, the Embassy is welcoming representation from creators and innovators across Haiti to participate.
Participants engage virtually with more than one hundred speakers from Google, Airbnb, LinkedIn, Uber, and many others. Haiti Tech Summit, a 13-year initiative of the Global startup Ecosystem, brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, digital marketers, and creatives in Haiti to accelerate tech, innovation, and economic development within the country. The U.S. Embassy in Haiti and Haiti Tech Summit have just opened applications for the event’s fourth annual Startup Lab – a 1:1 mentorship opportunity with global experts.
For 2020, the embassy will continue its commitment to Haitian entrepreneurs to empower and lead during a time of crisis with resilient entrepreneurship and technology. Selected delegates will get free access to the summit, mentorship and a pitch competition opportunity to present to summit sponsors and partners. Eligible candidates based in Haiti can apply via www.haititechsummit.com/startuplab . Deadline September 30, 2020.
Since 2018, the U.S. The Embassy in Port-au-Prince has supported Haitian entrepreneurs from across Haiti to attend, pitch and receive mentorship from tech influencers in Silicon Valley.
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About Haiti Tech Summit: Haiti Tech Summit brings together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, digital marketers and creatives under one roof together to address humanity’s greatest challenges via entrepreneurship. It is a part of a 13-year initiative of GSE, which aims to centralize top local and global influencers in Haiti on an annual basis to accelerate industry development and ecosystem scaling in Haiti.