Announcing 2012’s First Application Process


We’re excited to announce that a new application process will be opening in order to continue searching for the world’s best and brightest entrepreneurs.

Open to receive applications for only two weeks, the first Start-Up Chile application process of 2012 will be executed as follows:

March 5th – March 19th: All the information including questions, Terms & Conditions and specifics requirements will be available on our website.
March 19th to April 3th: Application process will be alive.

During this time we’ll be seeking up to 100 startups to participate in the first round for this world renowned program.

Similar to the previous applications rounds, the applicants will be judged on the following criteria:

• Quality of talent and commitment of the founding team members
• International market potential of the project, and
• Value of the applicant’s affiliated networks that will be injected into the Chilean entrepreneurial ecosystem

The international set of judges who will be determining the scoring of said criteria are industry experts, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs with strong background in executing and advising startups.

Applications must be submitted in English via the Start-Up Chile website along with your current passport, CV and letter of recommendations.

All 100 winners will be announced on May 25th and their names will be published in our website. We hope that the winning teams will be arriving around June 27th or July 25th, 2012.

We are currently fine-tuning the program’s legal Terms and Conditions and the application questions, which will be published on Monday, March 5th. If you have general questions regarding the program please refer to our FAQ or as a last resource contact

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