Apply to Start-Up Chile and join a network of +750 startups from +60 countries, all ready to help you rock your startup. Receive equity-free seed funding and build your global business from Chile, the booming entrepreneurial hub of LatAm. Start-Up Chile is once again ready to select, fund and host a new batch of startups so they develop their global business ideas in Chile, the growing startup ecosystem that has everyone talking.
More than 8200 founders have applied to Start-Up Chile since it began, but only a few will get a chance to join its 9th generation. If selected, you’ll get access to a collaborative family with contacts all over the world to help you grow your business, in addition to a Work Visa to live in Chile for a year, free office space, and USD $40K to get your business started. You must commit to staying in Chile for at least 7 months, and to sharing your story and inspiring Chileans to become entrepreneurs as well.
Start-Up Chile has grown to become the largest startup network out there with +750 startups from +60 countries. Moreover, the power of the growing startup community in Chile is changing local laws, attracting new VC funds and accelerators, and getting Chile included among the best startup hubs of the world according to studies by the OECD, Startup Genome, GEM, the World Economic Forum, and LAVCA. More than 3000 press articles have been written about Start-Up Chile around the world, including outlets like The Economist, Forbes, The Huffington Post, EXAME, The Hindustan Times, The Washington Post, the BBC, and O Globo.
During September, Start-Up Chile will host meetups around the globe so you can learn more about what we do (www.meetup.com/startupchile). You can learn more about the program’s Terms & Conditions at www.startupchile.org/apply and you can email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to live the Start-Up Chile experience, please submit your application between September 3rd and October 1st via Start-Up Chile’s website (www.startupchile.org/apply). Applications will be reviewed and judged by industry experts, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs. Applicants will be notified about their acceptance/rejection on December 9th.
This is the last call of 2013. Get that application ready right away!