EfficientSystems LLC and El TomaCorriente will participate in La Idea Business Pitch competition finals in Miami
La Idea Business Pitch Competition will host its finals at Venture Hive from Monday December 8 until Saturday December 14th.
Efficient Systems LLC in partnership with El TomaCorriente was selected from 850 applicants and 60 semi finalists from all Latin America to compete with 16 other partnerships in the finals for a grant to promote trade between the US and Latin America..
The Efficient Systems Team is very excited and honored to participate in such an event and sure that good things will come from this new adventure..
Here is some press coverage for the event from Univision (Spanish)
La Idea was a key initiative of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who announced the creation of the program in November 2011, during Global Entrepreneurship Week. In 2012, President Obama highlighted La Idea as a key component of the Small Business Network of the Americas (SBNA). - See more at: http://laidea.co/about#sthash.Sr1DawF0.dpuf
A dynamic public-private partnership was formed to launch La Idea. Partners include the U.S. State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development, Boom Financial, Inter-American Development Bank, International Diaspora
Engagement Alliance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Small Business Administration, Univision Networks, WellSpace, Accion and FHI 360.
Below are some pictures from the event: