FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

My project or program has not yet been implemented or is not yet operating, but the business plan is ready and the partners are lined up. Can I take part?

In this call, organizations with a project or program that have been operating for a minimum of six months and a maximum of three years will be considered. Applications for a proposal or an idea for a project will not be considered.

In each category several questions are asked. Do I have to answer all the questions?

Yes. You must answer all questions and keep track of the word count limit. It is important to mention specific examples, highlighting the results that have been achieved, figures, indicators and the impact of the startup's activities. 

Do I need both letters of recommendation, or may I present just one, or even more than two?

Yes, you must present both letters of recommendation for the application to be complete and considered by the jury. More than two letters per candidacy will not be accepted.

In the event that I am chosen, in which language may I make my presentation on the Venture Night?

You can make your pitch in Spanish or English. There will be simultaneous translation.

The contest rules specify that the startups must have no less than six months and no more than three years of implementation. Is this in regards to the legal registration of the startup or the time that it has been operating?

The requirement stated in the rules refers to the time when the organization began operating. It does not refer to how long it has been legally registered.