Application Is Currently open for the 16th Generation of Start-Up in Chile

Government-owned seed accelerator, the 16th generation of Start-Up Chile  based in Santiago, Chile is currently receiving application for its start up program.

Start-Up Chile is a program fashioned to create a center of attention in early stage, high-potential entrepreneurs majorly from all regions of the world and especially from Chile
itself to bootstrap their startups in Chile. Seemingly at the same time helping to shape the local culture to clinch entrepreneurship.
According to the nature of the program, the entrepreneurs must have a qualified team and relevant know-how for the startup, with verifiable achievements. They must also have well-built networks, a comprehensible business strategy and a ground-breaking creation/service.
The 16th generation of the program seeks world class entrepreneurs in fields such as Biotech, Robotics, Healthcare, Clean Energy & Education from across the world.
Chosen startups will receive the sum of US$ 34,000 to grow up their business, a working visa for a year to come to Chile, and access to one of the principal startup communities
in the world.
However, as an obligation, the entrepreneurs are expected to  wait in the country for at least 6 months during the program and assist to propagate the entrepreneurial courage by participating in  diverse social activities and sharing their experiences with the Chileans.
Furthermore, all Interested startups in Africa and across the world should apply as
soon as possible. Applications close on February 16, 2016.  Qualified applicants will be notified of the outcome/results possibly during the first two weeks of  May 2016.
The entrepreneurs should endeavour to read the Terms & Conditions (English – Spanish) and the FAQ section to understand how the program runs. They can also send an e-mail to [email protected] for more information.

Two African startups were selected for the 15th generation of Start-Up Chile which commences on February 15, 2016.

Both startups will, amongst other things, receive 20 million pesos (about US$33,000), a working visa for a year and access to the largest startup community in the world to accelerate their startups in Chile.
In 5 years, over 1,200 startups and 3,000 entrepreneurs from across the world have been part of Start-Up Chile, raising more than US$135 million and creating more than 1,400
Start-Up Chile is a government accelerator that is part of Chile’s economic development agency called Corfo. It is fully funded by the Chilean Government through the Ministry
of Economy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Internal Affairs.


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