Presented to the team that best combines young entrepreneur business innovation and acumen with social actions and responsibility to create lasting change that positively impact the community, locally, nationally, or internationally.
Presented to the team that develops or adapts and uses a new or improved business process in developing their business or offering their product or service
Presented to the team whose product or service enters previously untapped territories or creates new demand or satisfies an existent one in a different way
Tradition and Culture
Presented to the team that builds on or integrates traditional knowledge or technologies into today’s processes, products or services.
Presented to the team whose business process, promotion, website, or other aspect of design features characteristics that are unique and graphically new or interesting
The team whose website presents the better system to carry on electronic operations, such as: selling of products/services, customer support, information delivery, etc.
International Alliance Award
International teams from outside the Americas may enter to be considered for one award prize based on meeting the same criteria as the prizes above.
The International team should include young entrepreneurs from the Americas, if possible.