Call for Applications

We are looking for:

Technology companies that have the potential to contribute to one of the following objectives:

  • Facilitate access to financial services
  • Foster financial inclusion
  • Increase the efficiency and productivity of rural producers
  • Improve financial education in rural areas
  • Accompany, advise, and modernize agricultural productive processes, focusing on small-scale producers

This program is for your startup if:

  • You offer a technology product or technology-based service for rural areas that is already being used by rural financial institutions or smallholder farmers
  • You are looking to expand your current services or adapt your business model to benefit financial institutions and/or producers in rural areas

To be eligible, your startup must:

  • Have operations in one of the participating countries or in any other Latin American country, but with a clear plan to expand into the market in those 6 countries
  • Have a company (legal entity) established in one of the participating countries before May 31, 2022

Your startup can be one of the 12 companies that will be selected and will have access to the following benefits:

  • Financial support with an average grant of USD 150,000 per startup to develop and implement its services adapted to the needs of rural areas (the amount for each startup may vary depending on the business model and potential impact)
  • Technical advice and accompaniment throughout the program
  • New business opportunities with new customers in participating countries
  • The chance of getting investment in addition to the initial grant
  • Access to relevant content to boost your startup and mentoring with experts in the sector

Important Dates

Opening of the
call for applications

28.02.2022

Closing of the call
for applications

12.04.2022

Interviews and selection
of startups through
Due Diligence

March-August
2022

Start of the
program

August 2022

End of the
program

April 2023

Register to Innovatech before April 12th and be part of the impact on the rural sector in Latin America and the Caribbean!

Register

If you have further questions, you can check our FAQ or write to us at hola@innovatech-latam.com

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