La Idea Seeks Entrepreneurs


Today, the U.S. Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Accion announced good news for small businesses: the Latin American Idea (La Idea) Partnership will extend its business pitch competition deadline to 5:00pm EDT on September 20, 2013 for U.S. businesses with partnerships in Latin America.

In addition, three randomly selected applicants who meet the original August 1 deadline will receive pro bono legal consultation with Goodwin Procter’s Neighborhood Business Initiative, a perfecting your pitch consultation with Miami-based accelerator and incubator VentureHive, a business planning consultation with banking experts, a free domain name from .CO, a year of free web hosting as well as a one-hour website development consultation with StarfishGlobal, and will have their video pitch featured on Interested applicants can find more information and application materials at, including information on the terms and conditions of the free business and legal services.  Read More

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