As we have recently announced, 110 diverse startup companies have been selected to participate in the first round of Start-Up Chile’s 2011 program, hailing from 28 different countries and representing various industries pertinent to each sector of the economy.
With the numbers broken down a bit further, the newly selected participants comprise the following statistics:
Startups per nationality:
3: Germany, Canada, Chile
2: Spain, France
1: Australia, Austria, Bosnia, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Guatemala, England, Israel, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, Venezuela, Zimbabwe.
101 male-run startups
9 female-run startups
8 Ivy League graduates
8 Stanford Alumni, 3 MIT Alumni
In addition to alumni from: Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, UCLA, USC, the London School of Economics, Goethe University, Technion, and Johns Hopkins.
25%- E-commerce & Trade, Enterprise Software & IT
9%- Mobile & Wireless
6%- Economics & Finance
5%- Biotech & Bioinformatics
The selected startups will begin arriving to Chile this June and will remain in the country for six months while developing their business, using Chile as a platform to go global.