SEED: Welcome Generation 16! Get ready for a life time experience

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94 global companies are ready to join Start-Up Chile Seed program after more than 1900 applications.  Founders and their teams will receive 20 million pesos (about US$ 33,000), a working visa for a year and access to the largest startup community in the world to accelerate their startups in Chile.


The companies selected for the 16th generation will start the program on 4thJuly 2016. All the founders must be in country during that week to begin the orientation process and start their experience as Start-Up Chile entrepreneurs.

As a requirement, entrepreneurs must remain in the country for at least 6 months (the duration of the program) and help spread the innovation spirit through participating in social impact activities, sharing their experiences with the chilean ecosystem.

The startups will also have the chance to apply to the new follow-on fund Start-Up Chile SCALE that offers CLP 60 million (approximately USD 90,000) to companies that have significant traction, are generating revenue and that need the extra capital to grow in Chile and expand to the rest of Latin America. Only companies that have first passed through the six-month program will be eligible to apply for this fund.

Next application process for the Seed program will start on August 16th and will close in September 9th 2016.

Ladies and gentlemen, meet generation 16!


Startup Public Description Country Headquarter
AKI Hunter Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common and serious problem in hospitalized patients. Early detection is critical for optimal management but in practice is inadequate.
AKIHunter is a medical software tool that analyses patient’s data, to detect Acute Kidney Injury as soon as possible.
Alba By combining social network’s information, user’s location and parents recommendations Alba can find the perfect babysitter for each parent, within minutes, just as if their best friend would have recommended it. On the other hand babysitters can enjoy working close from home through an effort free job search service. Chile
AlexFinds / HTLdeals Alex is an AI-powered personal travel concierge who hand-picks only best hotel deals for your requests over SMS, E-mail, Twitter and Mobile Chat. USA (United States of America)
Appbase is the first commercial streaming database that’s offered as a hosted API and an on-prem deployment software for building modern apps, realtime analytics, and new age IoT based software. 1000+ apps with 100M+ API calls have been built with in 2015 alone. USA (United States of America)
Beavly Beavly is an online marketplace that connects people eager to learn new skills to small and medium sized businesses willing to provide workplace training for a fee. We seek to disrupt the informal learning industry in Africa by building a large marketplace that facilitates skills acquisition in small scale industries. Nigeria
Bifidice Bifidice is a prevention and a treatment of dysbacteriosis, especially after the effect of antibiotics. Bifidice reduces allergy symptoms, dysbacteriosis, supports the immune system. It’s particularly useful for children, pregnant women and persons with diabetes. Bifidice uses the unique technology that preserves natural ice cream flavor and efficiency of bifidumbacteria. Russia
BitLancer South American freelancers have long been sidelined from the possibility to charge for their services abroad. Either they have a credit card and pay 5-7% fees, or they use SWIFT and pay 5-10%. At BitLancer we’re bringing the Bitcoin technology to solve an everyday and -very-real world problem. Chile
Blumen Online reviews are now essential in the decision-making process of digital users. In front of the growth of the online review space, Blumen has a clear value proposition: to assist future students choose university with the help of online reviews. Blumen implements the online-review model to the higher education industry. Chile
Boosmap Boosmap is an urban logistics platform of On-Demand Delivery that gives the opportunity to consumers for ordering products from the best places in the city and have an independent contractor to accept and fullfill the order on behalf of them. Chile Buscaparking is a Mobile Payment for Parking in Latin America. People can search, compare and pay the parking. Available on Android and iOS. Chile
Camina Camina is a smart wristband that provides relief to a common problem that people suffering of Parkinson’s disease experience: freezing of gait. Soft vibration and light projection in the floor helps the user exit the freezing state, then data is used by the doctor to improve the undergoing treatment. Chile
ChatarraLibre Small volumes of valuable scrap, available throughout developing cities, are dismissed by industry players, being uneconomical to collect. People needing to get rid from scrap enter minimal information in our web platform. Pick-up routes are consolidated by geo-referencing sources.  We collect at clients door, and sell to steel companies. Chile
CityCop CityCop is a social GPS community watch app that enables you to fight crime, and protect yourself and your loved ones with real time alerts!

Report crimes in your community, choose your alert zones in the map and receive real time information of what is happening there!

Outsmarting crime. Together.

USA (United States of America)
CogniGolf Ltd. CogniGolf is a software solution that allows golfers of all levels to access and use elite level psychological skills training. Available to use on mobile devices, CogniGolf allows users to train golf-specific mental skills in just 5 minutes a day. Ireland
Colectigo Crowdsourcing platform to sponsor and expose professional athletes through the donation of kilometers. These kilometers come from tracking apps runners use on their daily exercise routine where they can post their contribution in social networks, exposing both the sponsored athlete and the sponsoring brand that provides the financial aid. Peru
COMERCIO 360 We are the solution to sell on the internet. We are re-inventing ecommerce giving you the power and control creating an all in one managing sistem which includes the first AI based virtual advisor, and incorporating all the tools you might need to sell on internet. Chile
Con Lupa Online like-new apparel Store, with up to 80% discount: the best brands, for kids from NB to 12 years. Through neat photographs to a fast shipping and responsive customer service, we will deliver savings to the segment of up to USD324 millions annually, having direct impact on 450.000 families. Chile
Contrato.Express We use technology to write tailored contracts at a fraction of a lawyer’s cost. From the interview to the signature the client spends 15 minutes. Brazil
Cronology Innovative paper made from limestone and plastic bottles, this will have a huge impact in CO2 emissions since cellulose will no longer be a main ingredient used in paper. We will provoke a revolution in the paper industry. Our paper can match any consistency and presentation achieved by cellulose paper. Mexico DaloPorHecho is a marketplace that categorizes, verifies and rates every type of service provider. Users can easily hire professional services with two options available to them: Set Price or Estimate. Argentina
Diddli Diddli is an online platform for Latin American college students that improves communication between same class peers, allows them to share useful resources for test preparation and offers an e-learning space with online classes based on a taylor made methodology. Peru
Dozzent Dozzent is the first interactive manual designed to museums and cultural institutions in Latin America. It is available on Android and iPhone and its function is to bring the cultural offer of each country to people. Argentina
DROP DROP is a portable device that reduces excessive sweating by applying small doses of electricity easily and automatically.  An app is connected with the device to take control of the progress of the treatment. Peru
EasyBox EasyBox is the Uber for garage sharing. Find and park in home garages nearby you, and only pay for the time you want. Be an EasyBox owner, and safely rent your garage when it is free with our smart lock. This is the next step for the sharing economy. Brazil
EasyPyme EasyPyme is a financial management platform for small and medium businesses. It connects automatically with financial institutions to extract companies’ earnings and expenses. Transactions are automatically categorized and showed in a simple cash flow and balance view.  EasyPyme also projects the company’s performance and future funding requirements. Chile
enovatRx e-novatRx is an e-pharmacy benefit management (ePBM) system that provides consumers cashless access to pre-discounted, quality medicines at a nationwide network of retail pharmacies.  Consumers also receive continuity of care via Electronic Medical Records linked to a ‘smart’ digital payment platform. USA (United States of America)
Excited Excited is the first ecommerce targeting to LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual). We want to win the market with assortment targeted to gay, great service, discreet shopping, pro-equality brand & partnerships. Mexico
Farmapp We are business intelligence for agriculture business and farmers. We integrate m2m solutions, mobile application and big data tools to monitor and keep on track all the different factors affecting crops such as: pests, unbalanced soil, extreme weather conditions and agrochemicals abuse. Colombia
Focoosin Focoosin is a smart assistant that helps people to identify and promote behaviors that lead to improve users performance on a daily basis. With this platform we want to help people to achieve their  goals more efficiently due Chile is one of the OECD countries who works longer hours. Chile
Genesis AR Our team are motivated by inadequate Augmented Reality (AR) products on the market. GenesisAR is built from the ground up to incorporate AR, so players can make full use of the power and excitement of AR. Smartphone’s will bring the cards to life, melding the analogue cards with digital gaming. Australia is a startup accelerated by Wayra Open Future, and received a special commendation by the US Embassy; It’s a platform for easy, fast, and affordable market research, where people exchange their opinions for rewards. Venezuela
Gigvy Gigvy allows worldwide companies to hire and work remotely with the top 5% most talented developers from South America. USA (United States of America)
Globistik Globistik is a collaborative platform that guides the importer through the different stages of the order, allowing the firm to apply international commerce best practices. Users receive alarms and notifications to respond timely to the order’s requirements. Globistik also connects the user with
freight forwarders and custom agents.
Huellas con Impacto Huellas is an information portal for families expecting babies or with children up to 5 years. We connect families with trustworthy and timely information about health issues and product choices during pregnancy and parenthood. Our vision is to become the digital hub of choice for Hispanic families. Colombia
ICM Hub ICM Hub is an artificial intelligence (AI) based solution to help passenger transport companies, who have trouble to keep up with increasing, frequent customer inquiries. ICM Hub provides an automated, best-in class and AI-powered customer correspondence, so that the service personnel can focus on the difficult customer interactions. USA (United States of America)
Inkspired Inkspired is an online tool for emerging writers to write, publish, crowdfund their amazing serial stories and connect with their readership. USA (United States of America)
IQ IQ is a software platform that empowers users to manage their own time while queuing at any given service. It allows users to access the queue remotely and follow-up their progress from their mobile device. It gives the user the freedom to wait wherever/however he prefers. Queue smart, IQ. Chile
Jettasoft Smart cargo load planning. Save space and time with the best cargo load plan.
Reduce costs and save money.
Journey Inc. Journey helps organizations pre-screen, hire, and retain the best employees using cost effective and efficient soft-skills assessment via simulations that combine psychometrics and artificial intelligence – and ultimately help companies maximize and optimize team performance based on key personality traits, leadership, and culture-fit. USA (United States of America)
Kidint Kidint is a mobile application of educative entertainment for children aged 0 through 7 years old that features interactive eBooks with questions and activities that promotes reading skills and help children to discover their own talents. It is the first eBook platform for small children developed in Latin America. Chile
Kilimo Big Data platform for irrigation management in extensive agriculture. Using field tests, satellite and meteorological data we provide the exact prescription for irrigation management. Argentina
Laika LAIKA is a free mobile and web application that fosters a collaborative adoption and a responsible pet ownership. We are a company that gives another opportunity to abandoned dogs of the world facilitating a simple tool to people for social change enhancing private and public entities. Chile
Latin Hosts Latin Hosts is an exclusive network of Airbnb properties that assists Hosts and Visitors from the moment of booking through the Visitor’s arrival, stay and departure. We supplement the work of each Host to ensure a better Visitor experience and provide Hosts with tools and services to maximize their income. USA (United States of America)
Learncafe Professional education marketplace focused on developing countries. A marketplace to intake courses for those whose need basic professional skills. Brazil
Learnhub Learnhub is a tool that helps schools do Project Based Learning.
It helps with the creation of projects, and tracks and analyzes learning and progress. Plus, it helps keep students, teachers, admins and parents in the loop of what’s going on in the classroom.
Licitaciones Inteligentes Licitaciones Inteligentes makes it easier for the private companies to sell their products and services to the government through our software that allows them to have key historic information to make better decisions, information like, how much does the government buys of your products, from who and at what prices. Costa Rica
livn Smart Irrigation Services Livn is a smart irrigation service that allows you to optimize your garden care. Thanks to it’s Artificial Intelligence, that integrates local sensors and weather data, it is capable of saving water, keeping your garden beautiful, and alerting  both users and/or service providers about problems in their gardens. Chile
LudiBuk LudiBuk is a digital library that offers a revolutionary reading experience for K-12 students, working to improve their reading comprehension and overall appetite for reading.
LudiBuk is like Scribd but solely for educational purposes.
Chile is a tool for entrepreneurs that allows to build MVPs with business model in less than a day, and without coding experience. Try with different business models, connect payment methods and hundreds of applications. Chile is a marketplace that helps people find the best exchange rates and negotiate directly with the dealers. Our users can also negotiate how much they’re willing to pay with the exchange dealers  using our online bidding system. Brazil
MESA 24/7 MESA 24/7 is a solution that helps diners book a table online at Top restaurants.  Diners receive $30 every 20 reservations as part of our loyalty program.
It also helps restaurant owners optimize and digitize their reservations, increase their diners’ knowledge to increase loyalty, and get online advertising.
My Yoga Studio Online (MYSO) The mission of MyYogaStudioOnline is to create an affordable, easy to use Online Yoga Studio for instructors and studios that serves as an extension of their on-site classes, allowing them  the opportunity to share their vision, give students added accessibility to classes, increase their visibility, and generate additional revenue. USA (United States of America) In MyWhizzy we are working on an electronic stethoscope with the thermomether funcionality, intended for parents, witch is going to evaltuale the child’s healts condidtion on the basis on the data collected. Poland
NANO Nano is a multiplatform digital entertainment company that engages its Latin-American audience with original short form videos on a daily basis. By using big data technology to create, distribute and optimize its videos, is redefining branded content, providing its clients with digital campaigns that are organic, flexible and cost-effective. Chile
Ninja® Mails We are Ninja® mails, a platform that uses a powerful algorithm and a big data engine to predict professional e-mail addresses.

It works as a regular email platform but recipients email addresses aren’t needed.

Spain is a meeting minutes tool that helps managers follow up meetings.

It synchronizes tasks between meeting notes, team members’s task list and other task/project management tools like Wunderlist, Trello or Atlassian Jira. saves time before and after meetings, gives a better
overview of progress and makes responsibilities clear.

Paga tu Profesional Pagatuprofesional allows independent professionals to receive payments with credit and debit cards. Professionals make sure they receive their payments and force the credit card companies to take default risk, not the professional.
The biggest benefits are that you can ensure your payments, advance your money and increase your sales.
Pageload Pageload is a Software as a Service product that transparently optimizes your ecommerce store. We increase your revenue by improving conversion, lower running costs and allow your technical team to spend time on other tasks than website optimization. Australia
Pathkan Labs Pathkan labs is a science platform of global collaboration with focus on biotechnology. It’s a cluster of digital tools to build virtual labs and outsource processes involved in research to a web  community, in order to optimize time and resources in science development. Chile
Peep Peep will gather all the relevant information that you need to know places that are unique, but also that give you access to audio tours with the secret stories about this places. This audio stories are activated with awareness location or can be downloaded for offline use as well. Chile
PeopleSpread PeopleSpread is a marketplace to actively search for social media influencers with +10,000 followers. It provides an indicator of price and demographics about followers. Marketers can request sponsored posts from influencers, pay them and also track results. USA (United States of America)
Pillow A playful intimacy iOS app for couples to feel close. You and your partner pick an episode, press play, and follow-along to audio-guided adventures together, in the comfort and privacy of your own bedroom. Pillow improves intimate communication, and inspires creativity. UK (United Kingdom)
Plan de obra Plan de Obra is a platform for the construction area, connecting subcontracting companies with construction projects. Subcontractors can access a construction’s requirements in order to offer their services during quotation periods, lessening commercial efforts. Chile
Plasma Nutrition Developing Advanced Nutritional Products Targeting Major Modern Health Issues, Using Patented Plasma-Based Technology USA (United States of America)
pornarchitecture Pornarchitecture is the first online marketplace of the building industry where all the stakeholders can meet to increase the number of opportunities and the overall quality of the service. Through an efficient database Architects and Companies gain in networking and Investor can ease building process with a time-saving solution. Germany
Portuspine Portuspine is a fitness device which analyses daily activities and sleep patterns, to make personalised recommendations and provide posture coaching. We provide suggestions to help improve posture and activities, which helps fight “sitting epidemic” and improve sleep, based on guidelines by WHO and CDC. “Move more, sit less, sleep better!”. India
qpler Sales management service for small and medium businesses based on accurate public data.
We simply sales processes such as opportunity prospection, customer profiling and opportunity reviews using industry insights.
No matter your business industry, we can help you to increase your customer portfolio and your revenue.
Ready2Rent Ready2Rent is an online marketplace to connect rental equipment renters and customers, giving everyone the possibility to leverage their idle equpment. Chile
ReciclApp ReciclApp is an App that links people that have reusable material with recyclers willing to remove and trade this material. Chile
Rhizomics Biotech Rhizomics is a biotech-based startup concerned about sustainable agriculture. Our contribution is to design solutions based on benefic microorganisms to improve Organic and Traditional Agriculture. Our products increase the efficiency of crops by reducing the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides that are harmful for the environment. Chile
Seglico There are about 188.000 work related accidents per year in Chile.
In Seglico our goal si to lower this numbers by offering real time occupational safety monitoring and sending alarm events when the workers are not using the elements of personal protection provided to them.
SentioVR Mobile virtual reality is going mainstream.  But the VR world is fragmented by different hardware and content format.

Sentio is a cloud-based solution to visualise any VR content on any device built for businesses.

Shareboard Share, browse and download files from friends mobile without using the cloud, directly device to device.

It works on Mobile Data, WiFi and Internet. Even can operate without any network as well.

Show Me The Money SMTM gives updated and accurate information to individuals and businesses about the current Compensation & Benefits market trends and statistic data. We help individuals make better strategic decisions for their careers and help organisations attract and retain the best people for them. Chile
SIMA project SIMA (Modular Anthropomorphic Interactive System) . Its a technology which provide smartphone a robotic body with a full interactive interface, transforming our communication device on a full interactive robot. We´re focus on develop SIMA as an interactive platform for teach and learning, which use an app to control interaction. Chile
SpaceMunk SpaceMunk is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book inspiring workspaces – online or from a mobile phone.

It’s like AirBnB for shared workspaces,  which connects people looking for office-space with companies who have extra-office-space. Discover a creative-coworking-space nearby and rent by the hour,day, or month.

Swapig, Inc Swapig is a safe trading platform that improves people’s chances to get something they want for something they have.

An algorithm eliminates the need of reciprocity required in one-on-one trades, finding multi-reciprocal offers between N users. If N=3, A gives something to B, B to C, and C to A

USA (United States of America)
teatalk We’re connecting 1,500,000,000 English learners to directly learn from each other and improve their conversational skills simply by having a chat.

We do this to empower, connect and guide them to speak their mind using English in global conversations.

UK (United Kingdom)
The Bridge A new place for outstanding creative individuals to gather, connect and discover opportunities abroad.  We are a network for globally-minded professionals. Our mission is to connect people with international job opportunities at creative industries such as: digital, advertising and design. We build bridges for you to achieve your dreams. UK (United Kingdom)
TUCASAOK Empresa dedicada a la inspección profesional de propiedades, revisamos terminaciones e instalaciones. Nuestro fin es que el consumidor conozca el estado real de su propiedad y ejerza sus derechos sobre el bien que adquiere.
Es realizado al momento en que estas son entregadas, por inmobiliarias o por un antiguo dueño.
Tulpi Tulpi is a educational platform to help kids at the begging of school to have the right start in math, learning crucial math concepts using simple bottle caps as a magical way to interact and solve math challenges posed by interactive games. Peru
Umbo Umbo is a wireless projector that displays your agenda, weather, emails, news and others in your ceiling for when you wake up or anywhere in your home.
Umbo is built on open-source software so developers can build more apps and features to expand the use of the device .
USA (United States of America)
UNiO UNiO deliver to medium and large size companies a smart and automated energy management service for reducing costs and improve energy efficiency through collected energy consumption data. Enabling to foresee costs and demand, show consumption per device, sector and a report with possible actions to increase energy efficiency. Brazil
UPE Places UPE is an online platform that commercializes travel products by automating marketing and lead acquisition processes  and  humanizing sales and customer service processes in a scalable way. UPE focuses on the transitioning LATAM market that stills buy offline and build tools to help them to transition. Costa Rica
USETIME.CO USETIME is a productivity and project management  tool for local or remote employees that provides data analysis never available before.  USETIME is the only project management platform including automatic productivity reports, actual time invested projects, automatic calculation of project’s cost  and employee analytics that allow companies to be more competitive Colombia
VanHack VanHack helps tech talent get the soft skills and connections necessary to get jobs abroad. We’re a virtual school for developers, designers and digital marketers that prepares them for the international job market while helping companies find much needed tech talent to fuel their growth. Canada
VIRTŪ shared sense VIRTŪ shared sense is a for-profit social enterprise focused on innovating the way we produce, deliver and price, fair trade garments. Germany
WAAH WAAH is a digital booking platform that connects bands and venues.  It helps both parties to collaborate and communicate with each other more efficiently.  Bands get to play more shows and gain exposure while venues find the perfect fit and attract new customers. Chile
Waterless WC (WWC) Waterless WC is a novel toilet system, with a unique design and a working prototype fully operable. It has been designed under a different paradigm. The waterless toilet works by vacuum suction, like the airplane toilet system. The system is fully scalable and technically proven. Chile
Whole Genomes We provide personal genome services and interpretation of ‘clinically-actionable’ variants in 114 genes sanctioned by the ACMG.  We manufacture innovative single-cell whole genome sequencing technologies and provide B2B services for human, microbial, animal, plant and meta-genome analysis.  We curate your data enabling re-analysis as new knowledge is learned. Chile
Winemaking Control Wine Making Control designs, develops and sells internet-based monitoring and control systems for the winemaking industry.
Our FermControl solution connects the fermentation tank to the Internet, allowing the winemaker to track the whole alcoholic fermentation process from its Smartphones, minimizing cost, reducing risk and improving quality..
Work Ahead Most businesses are now concerned over working conditions in their supply chain to protect their brand and meet legal requirements. Work Ahead uses mobile technology to benchmark business performance against international labour standards. The data is gathered directly from employees and can be easily shared with customers and consumers. Finland
workis workis is an online plarform where people and businesses who offer temporary services can publish them so people looking for services can hire those. After work is done, both parties qualify each other helping new customers to find a worker who satisfy their expectations. Chile
Zappada Zappada is a mobile app. that allows musicians to capture their musical inspirations on the spot and to develop them to a song quickly, cheaply and collaboratively, simply by humming the idea. The end product is a multitrack, professionally sounding song mock-up. Chile