Welcome to the first entrepreneurs to participate in 2011’s first round!!
During the first few days of June, nearly 20 startups touched down in Chile to take part in the Start-Up Chile program as part of the first round of 2011. 110 startups were selected and 94 will be arriving to Chile during June and July while a new application round will similarly open in July for which up to another 100 startups will be chosen to participate. The goal for the year is to accept up to 300 startups from all over the world– those of this round represent 28 different countries and a myriad of industries. Get to know them, follow their Start-Up Chile steps, and learn about their involvement with the Chilean entrepreneurship ecosystem here on our blog, via Twitter, or Facebook.
Their names and nationalities from left to right:
Top: Sameer (India), Nischal (India), Andreas (Austria/Portugal), Beat (Switzerland/Canada), Clara (Portugal), Rafael (Portugal), Marc (England/Spain), Santiago (Colombia), Pierce (USA), Eduardo (Colombia), Bip (India), Vladimir (Israel), Joao (Portugal), Stephen (USA), Julie (Scotland), Juan Pablo (Colombia), Juan David (Colombia).
Bottom: Antonio (Chile), Juan Pablo (Argentina), Horacio (Chile/USA), Jasmine (USA), Carolina (Ecuador), and Natalia (Brazil).