iG Startups Award: supporting innovation and digital entrepreneurship

Brazilian entrepreneurs! This is an opportunity for you.

iG, in partnership with the Startupi Blog, presented his entrepreneurship digital channel launches iG Startups Awards 2011.  The award aims to support the entrepreneurial culture and innovation initiatives, identify and promote startups, digital products and services directed to the final consumer.

Pedro RipperiG president says:

Innovation is in our DNA, with iG StartupsAward, the portal is still focused on innovation, providing opportunities for entrepreneurs in the digital world – the startups – to expand its presence to all platforms.

The iG Startups Awards have national coverage, and startups of products, applications, plugins and other digital services for web platforms,smartphones, tablets and TV, can apply and compete. According to Caique Severo, director of editorial development in iG:

 Our focus is on digital services and sites whose business model is based on advertising.

Applications will be accepted until January 9, 2012. Those selected will be entitled to an incentive package that includes business and technology consulting, as well as promotion of their product in the iG site. The prize package is equivalent to more than $60,000.


The contest is open to Brazilian citizens (+18) or juridical persons duly constituted in Brazil who make the application in accordance with the regulations.