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About IDB Lab Forum

IDB Lab Forum is the premier event on innovation for inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean. Join us for a global meeting that focuses on innovative entrepreneurship and how technology, digital solutions, and new business models can improve lives in the region.

Sign up to do business, exchange ideas and knowledge, and make connections to scale solutions and access new markets.

Forum participants include founders of innovative startups, venture capital fund managers, executives of large companies including big tech, representatives of accelerators, universities and global innovation hubs, thematic experts, impact investors, policy makers and officials from public entities dedicated to promoting innovation.

Explore now the micro-learnings extracted from the events on the road to IDB Lab Forum.

The Forum: 26-28 Oct

Agenda

Plan your attendance by reviewing the different tracks of the agenda:

Track 1 - Entrepreneurship and innovation: discover companies that support early innovation with impact, tips to expand to new markets, innovative business models, and how to attract talent for startups.

Track 2 - Businesses that improve lives: find out how and who is transforming markets and industries for the development of the region. Financial inclusion and fintech; agtech and natural capital; education, talent and employment (gig economy, workertech, silver economy); health; essential infrastructure services, and govtech; always under the lenses of climate crisis, diversity and gender equity, and digital transformation.

Track 3 - Impact that scales: learn about technologies for the transformation of the region (ethical AI and blockchain for inclusion), international leaders in innovation developing partnerships with the region, how to connect between ecosystems, financing for the development of the region (venture capital and corporate impact venturing).

Launchpad: discover new initiatives, publications and projects that support innovation for inclusion - stay tuned for the launchpad sessions!

Virtual event (EST Time)

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In-person sessions – Miami (October 26)

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26 OCT

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Speakers

On the road to IDB Lab Forum

The Road to IDB Lab Forum is a series of relevant virtual meetups leading up to our big event. Throughout the year, we invite our community to meet, generate business, and exchange ideas about innovation in different thematic verticals. Participants include experts, world leaders, and innovators who continually generate knowledge and momentum towards our flagship event in October. Explore relevant micro-learnings from past events on the road to IDB Lab Forum and learn directly from the experts.

Micro-learnings

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