Curaçao start-ups getting ‘knowledge’, ‘technology’ and ‘support’ vouchers.
Curaçao pilot project Start up Launchpad, offers businesses in the start-up stage a chance to participate and win Technology, Knowledge and Support vouchers to invest in their company.
Start up Launchpad program consists of 4 rounds of intensive coaching and support. Each round is concluded with a ‘pitch competition’, determining who will continue to the next round. 15 entrepreneurs were selected to participate in the first round of the Startup Launchpad. These 15 entrepreneurs presented their results in front of a jury and a live audience.
The top five gained a place in the second round of the Startup Launchpad program and the opportunity to invest up to ANG. 20.000 in their business:
- HQ Rental: Ries van Lommel
- CamBackup: Royendgel Silberie
- ADG Consultancy: Ariadne Flores Sophia
- Fresh Habits: Giancarlo da Costa
- Curacao Agro Tech: Alex van Sprang.
The winner of the final round of competitions will get the chance to compete on an international level.