Start-Up Chile (SUP) is a business accelerator program created by the Chilean Government for high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups and use Chile as a foundation. Today, Start-Up Chile is the leading accelerator in LATAM, among the TOP 10 globally, and one of the biggest and most diverse startup communities in the world. Start-Up Chile has been a global game changer. After it was created, 50 countries followed suit and created similar programs.

Our programs

Start-Up Chile has a large portfolio, receiving in between 200 – 250 companies a year. This deal flow is represented by 3 distinct programs based on the stage of the startup.

The S Factory

Pre-acceleration program for female-led startups in early concept stage.

3 months experience

$10.000.000 CLP

Around $15.000 USD

The S Factory


Acceleration program for companies with a functional product and early validation

6 months experience

$20.000.000 CLP

Around $30.000 USD



Top performing companies incorporated in Chile, looking to scale in Latam and globally.

1 year experience

$60.000.000 CLP

Around $90.000 USD


Acceleration Program

Besides the grants and the co-working space, Start-Up Chile offers an acceleration program that includes:

SUP Academy

Training program (workshops, talks and other learning experiences), Platoons (peer to peer monitoring and support) and Pitch Training.


Global and local mentors, investors, and market networks.


External and internal events (Demo Day and Tech Evenings).


Soft-landing and internal activities to promote the networking and the creation of a community.

Where can you find us

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