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DefinedCrowd among the winners of the UNWTO Global Startup Competition

DefinedCrowd among the winners of the UNWTO Global Startup Competition
ECO Economia Online · 22 Feb 2021
DefinedCrowd, a tech startup working with artificial intelligence, is among the 25 winners of the Global Startup Competition of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. The competition aims to distinguish startups with the most disruptive projects that contribute to accelerating the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The company led by Daniela Braga distinguished itself for its contribution to objective nine, related to development in industry, innovation and infrastructure.

"In the value proposal presented by DefinedCrowd for this competition, the contribution to the democratization of access to artificial intelligence is highlighted, making this technology accessible to all and an essential asset for innovation in tourism worldwide", points out DefinedCrowd in a statement. This proposal is materialized by the crowdsourcing platform,, which already has more than 500,000 members worldwide.

In this edition, the contest received more than 10,000 applications, resulting in 25 winning startups from 18 different countries. Of the 25 winners, nine are American companies, eight are European, six from Asia and the Pacific and two from Africa and the Middle East. The winners will join mentoring programs led by Amadeus, Google, IE University (Spain), FarCo, Mastercard and ClarkeModet, and can participate in international events and initiatives organized by the World Tourism Organization, benefiting from their networking potential and eventually participating in pilot projects with companies such as Amazon Web Services, BBVA, Telefonica, among others.