Must-attend meetup: How to Raise Money?


Join us this Wednesday! Have you ever wondered how is the process of raising money for astartup? How long does it take? What are the usual terms offered by investors? What are the common pitfalls to avoid?

Learn from the practical experience of these entrepreneurs that haveraised money from incubators, angel investors and VCs:

Mariano Kostelec is cofounder of Uniplaces ( an online platform that connects students with landlords in an easy and efficient way. Uniplaces is a Start-Up Chile round 3 participant and while in the program it secured a 200K euros seed round from top European angel investors.

Nico Orellana is co-founder of Welcu (, the best way to manage high-end, unique events. After being incubated by 500 Startups accelerator, Welcu raised over 600k USD. It was the first Latin America startup that received an investment from Eric Schmidt’s fund (ex Google CEO) Tomorrow Ventures.

3rd speaker: To be confirmed


6.30 pm: Welcome & Beers
7.00 pm: Meetup
7.45 pm: Beers and Networking

SIGN UP HERE! (This meetup is filling *really* fast. We strongly encourage you to attend anyway: we won´t kick you out unless there are so many folks that the group safety is threatened. That has never happened in the past: just stop by!)

WHEN?  Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 6:30 PM

WHERE? Start-Up Chile HQ – CMI Providencia 229, Providencia, Santiago

Pic by  jessamyn on Flickr (cc)