Thanks to everyone who applied! Last night, at 23:59:59 on April 9th to be precise, the application process for Start-Up Chile´s 7th round came to an end. We are extremely happy to let you know that 1577 startups from 68 different countries are now in the running for a spot in the Start-Up Chile program.
The most represented countries among applying founders are Chile (37%), United States (12%), Argentina (8%), India (5%), and Brazil (5%). Most of the applying projects are devoted to Social Media & Social Networks (17%), E-commerce (15%), IT & Enterprise Software (15%), Education (7%), and Mobile (7%).
Last night, the staff at Start-Up Chile stayed up via Twitcam to answer applicants’ questions and help them walk through the application process. Entrepreneurs Nick Martelanz, Leo de la Fuente, Alan VanToai and Jeetu Melwani went on camera to answer people´s questions about the Start-Up Chile experience. Thank you so much for listening what we had to say!
YouNoodle will now review the applications, which will be screened later by the Committee of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Corfo. Each applicant will receive an acceptance or rejection letter by May 27th.
Best of luck to all of you!