Stanford Tech Ventures’ Tina Seelig Inspires Creativity in Chile


One of Start-Up Chile’s Advisory Board members, Tina Seelig is renowned as “one of the most creative and inspiring teachers at Stanford” where she is the executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, and professor of entrepreneurship and innovation. Not to mention, author of the book What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20.

She recently visited Chile to meet the entrepreneurs taking part in Start-Up Chile, after having traveled through the North of the country in Antofagasta and San Pedro de Atacama, inspiring local businesses to inject creativity into their day-to-day activities. Once having arrived to Santiago, she gathered together a group of entrepreneurs and local design students for an expert seminar on creativity where she outlined nine steps to foster creativity and inspired extensive dialog among participants.

Here, Tina shares her thoughts about Start-Up Chile and her time in the country: