IDB Lab is the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, the leading source of development finance and expertise for improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Our purpose is to drive innovation for inclusion in the region, co-creating life-changing solutions for vulnerable populations affected by economic, social, and environmental conditions.
We mobilize financing, knowledge, and connections to support innovative entrepreneurs and the ecosystems where they can thrive.
We offer versatile instruments for innovation, from ideation to scale in the market.
We enable valuable connections that accelerate innovation and drive scaling.
in projects approved across 26 LAC countries
Operations deployed (144 equity investments; 161 loans; 2,000+ technical cooperation projects)
Million for seeding the financial inclusion and the venture capital markets