By Ben Cohen (@theTOHL): My Experience with Start-Up Chile

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Why Start-Up Chile is the best deal for you? We ask a few our our successful alumni why they will recommend Start-Up Chile and how it changed theirs startups. This is what they said.

Benjamin Cohen – The TOHL

When I was accepted into Start-Up Chile, I subconsciously understood that it would be a life-changing experience, but I had no idea to what extent.

I resigned from my comfortable job in the U.S.A. to pursue a dream that could have never been realized without the help of this innovative program.  It is very difficult to find funding for an idea that hasn’t even been tested.  That was what my start-up TOHL was at the time: a mere idea that a fellow college student and I conceived of at Georgia Tech.

After arriving to Chile with no Spanish, and no connections, we were able to prototype a technology and begin a successful company within only a few months.  Start-Up Chile provided me with a visa, a bank account, and $40,000 USD in equity free cash.  This is all a savvy entrepreneur needs.

After 2 years since I left USA to go to Chile, my business is now thriving in various countries, and I can honestly say that Start-Up Chile was the single most important driving force behind TOHL’s success.

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