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Chivas launches “The Venture”, US$1million start-up fund

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Fernando Barrero, Steven Fisher, Juan Carlos González y Orlando Pérez RichiezLast Wednesday October 29th, Chivas Regal introduced its new international campaign called “The Venture” (Win the Right Way), where social entrepreneurs from 20 different countries, including the Dominican Republic, will receive part of US$1 million to be used to fund the start of their idea or project.

Pamela Sued, Lorenna Pierre y Ángely Báez“The Venture” is an international fund that provides aspiring social entrepreneurs with $ 1 million US dollars in financial assistance, global exposure of your business or idea and support from business mentors of international fame. Chivas Regal will support those who want success while making a positive impact in the lives of others through mentoring and financial support.

This event was held at Hotel JW Marriott Blue Mall in Santo Domingo, where the details of the campaign were announced, which is accepting projects from TODAY, Monday November 3rd to December 31st 2014, through the website theventure.com.

Among experts evaluating projects in the Dominican Republic are: Orlando Perez Richiez, Entrepreneurship National Director; Fernando Barrero, Director of Research Centers and Sustainability, Barna Business School; Juan Manuel Polanco, MDMA Magazine, Editor; Yaqui Núñez del Risco, Entrepreneur / Consultant investors; Erwin Maldonado, Vice President of Marketing at Pernod Ricard Travel Retail Americas.

 Juan Manuel Polanco, Roselyn  O’Neil  and Yaqui Núñez del Risco
 Juan Manuel Polanco, Roselyn  O’Neil  e Yaqui Núñez del Risco

Twenty of the most interesting social entrepreneurs from different countries will be invited to a week in a training camp for Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley, California. These finalists will have the opportunity to meet leading technology companies, receive expert coaching and bid for a portion of the US$ 1 million to take their business to the next level.

So if you have a visionary or entrepreneurial spirit, this is the perfect opportunity to register and prove that your idea or project is worthy of a portion of 1 million dollars.

Check out this video for a little inspiration:

The following collection of photos were taken during the launcher of The Venture by Chivas Regal at Hotel JW Marriott Blue Mall in Santo Domingo, on Wednesday October 29th: 

About Live with Chivalry

The campaign Chivas “Live with Chivalry” was launched in 2008 and has since inspired the modern gentleman in over 60 countries to succeed the right way.

“Win the Right Way” is the phrase of the campaign Live with Chivalry. It communicates the brand values ​​of Chivas Regal, as they seek to inspire the next generation to succeed while having a positive impact on the lives of others.

About Chivas Regal

Chivas Regal is a global brand, selling 4.8 million 9L boxes annually in more than 150 countries across Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin. The portfolio of Chivas Regal is a synonym for style, substance and exclusivity. It consists of Chivas Regal 12, 18 and 25 years.

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