IDB Lab and Google Launch New Call for Women STEM Entrepreneurs
March 01, 2023
The initiative is aimed at high-growth startups in Latin America and the Caribbean. Call will remain open until March 31, 2023, through the WeXchange platform. IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and its WeXchange platform, which promotes the growth of women entrepreneurs in technology from the region, announce the launch of a new call for applications to connect the most innovative and dynamic women entrepreneurs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in the region with pot
IDB Lab Promotes Regional Technology Entrepreneurship with Investment in Monashees X
February 07, 2023
The innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Lab, has made an investment in Monashees X, a Brazilian fund specializing in entrepreneurial capital, to promote the growth, consolidation, and expansion of more than 30 technological startups in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
Ilan Goldfajn Elected IDB President
November 20, 2022
(Updated to add the starting date) Ilan Goldfajn was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today during a Special Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors. The meeting was held at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., with delegations attending virtually and in person. Nominated by Brazil, Goldfajn will take office for a five-year term on December 19, 2022.
Finalists from WeXchange’s Call for Proposals Pitch their Companies to Investors
May 16, 2022
IDB Lab’s WeXchange platform focuses on the growth of female STEM entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean
2022 Annual Meeting Inaugural Session Will Be Streamed Live on Monday, March 28
March 22, 2022
Registration is open to members of the media until March 25 The inaugural session of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest Annual Meeting will be transmitted live on Monday, March 28 at 8:30 a.m. EDT (Washington D.C.).
IDB Lab and WeXchange Launch New Call to STEM Women Entrepreneurs
March 21, 2022
The initiative, aimed at fast-growing women entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean, will be open until April 8. Those selected will have access to investors and to training at a bootcamp organized by Google.
IDB Lab Invites Women Entrepreneurs to Lead LAC's Economic Recovery, host WeXchange Forum
November 30, 2021
The forum will be the first of its kind, LAC Women Founders Accelerator program, to highlight Women entrepreneurs and was developed by IDB Lab, WeXchange and Google, with the collaboration of the Mexican entrepreneurship hub, Centraal.
IDB Lab and Microsoft Launch Event Focused on Innovative Entrepreneurship
October 12, 2021
The first edition of IDB Lab Forum will be held from October 26 to 28 with the objective to promote innovation for inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Inter-American Development Bank, through its innovation laboratory, IDB Lab, and in collaboration with IDB Invest, launch IDB Lab Forum, a high-level, global event with regional reach that puts innovative entrepreneurship at the center, highlighting how technology, digital solutions and new business models are improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean.
IDB Lab and Google Announce the First Batch of the LAC Women Founders Accelerator Program
October 06, 2021
The program’s Demo Day will take place during the IX WeXchange Forum, to be held virtually on December 1-2 WeXchange, the IDB Lab platform that connects women entrepreneurs in STEM from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) with mentors and investors, and Google, have announced the 20 women-led startups selected to participate in the first edition of the LAC Women Founders Accelerator program.