Diamond Challenge Georgia 2016 participants.

This year, 39 students making up 12 teams took part in the preliminary rounds of Diamond Challenge Georgia 2016! Congratulations to the business concept team, Tushurai, who has been selected to move on and pitch at the semi-final round of the Business Concept competition on April 14 in Newark, DE. Nino Meltsaidze, a student at Albioni in Tbilisi, and Diana Khecauridze a student at Kvemo Alvani School in Akhmeta will be accompanied by their advisor, Natia Gogotidze, as they pitch their business concept idea of Café-Tushura. Café-Tushura aims to develop an entrepreneurship hub to help Tushetian and foreign people collaborate with each other in a pleasant atmosphere, with delicious food and entertaining events.

More great news: FINCA Bank Georgia has become the official partner of EMT – Education and Management Team, by providing financial and professional support to the team who manages Diamond Challenge Georgia! The Bank will cover administrative expenses of the project and transportation fees for the finalists to travel from Georgia to present their project at the Semifinal Round in the USA. FINCA Bank Georgia will also offer professional support to the winning team and will prepare Georgian finalists for their final presentation and challenge.

Winning team, Tushurai, moving onto the semi-final round!

The winning team of preliminary round, Tushurai, moving onto the semi-final round in the USA.


Partnership with

Partnership with FINCA Bank Georgia.


No matter where our Diamond Challenge alumni go, we are constantly amazed by how they continue to make an impact on the world for the better.

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