Until December 28th, startups with less than 12 months of development, from any country in the world and with an empowered founder that identifies as a female, may apply to be part of one of the largest entrepreneurship communities in the world.
Which are the minimum requirements to apply? That the startup has not more than 12 months since its founding, that the base team is led by at least one person who identifies as a female and that she is100% dedicated to the project. The applicants must also reflect a global view, a clear expansion strategy and a real interest in working in Chile on the application.
During the 4-month pre-acceleration program, participants will be able to share with other entrepreneurs from more than 85countries, work in a free coworking space, and have mentoring, workshops and connections with global and corporate networks, among other benefits. In addition, they will be able to receive up to equity free USD 25k (app.) for the development of their startup. All those foreign founders will also have access to a work visa for one year so that they can start their business from Chile.
Those interested can apply until May 28th through startupchile.org/programs/the-s-factory/. The projects will be reviewed by an evaluation committee of Entrepreneurship inCorfo.
The results of this application will be published on June 25st and the program will begin on August 19th2019.