The S Factory application process: From March 14th to March 28th, 2017

What are we looking for 

The S Factory is looking for female leaders to turn innovative ideas into functional prototypes. We are looking for projects that are technology related with high impact potential to join us for a 4 months experience to learn all the basics to get started in the startup world.

What do we offer?

Startup training

New to the world of entrepreneurship? We´ve got you covered. With workshops and intense training from experienced entrepreneurs & mentors you will be all set to take your startup to the next level.

$10.000.000 Equity free funding

We provide $10.000.000 CLP (around $15,000 USD) funding for selected founders to help them get off the ground. This funding is completely equity free, meaning we don´t take a cut of the company.

4 months experience

An intense 4 months to turn your ideas into a viable business. Startups can expect to validate their idea, build their MVP and get ready for the next level of investment. It is the perfect amount of time to turn a startup idea into a reality.

How to apply

To successfully apply, be sure to prepare your video pitch and contact your recommenders with enough time.

Recommendation Letters

We want to see somebody that believes in your project and is confident in the team. A good recommender could be a person from the industry of the startup, an entrepeneur or a former boss. They should have a clear idea of your leadership capabilities.

Video Pitch

Provide a 2 minute video of yourself along with your team explaining what problem you will be solving, the solution, and what makes you the right team to build this startup. Your enthusiasm is equally as important as the production quality.

What do we ask in return

We will ask you to go give back through our Founders Lab

Founders LAB

Criteria to qualify

Female founder

At least one of the founders must be woman

Over 18

All participants must be over 18 years of age.

Less than 6 months

Founders with just an idea and the right team to execute it are suitable to apply, as well as teams that have already built a basic version of a prototype. We are looking to support projects that are in an early stage and have started in the past 6 months.

Dedicated 100%

The female founder must be a 100% dedicated to the project. This means that she cannot be employed in any other company or studying while participating in the program. She also must be willing to relocate to Santiago, Chile for the entire 12 weeks program. Take in consideration an additional month to take care about the legal processes involved.

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